About Us

Who Are We?


A group of volunteer board members governed by formal bylaws.

Our board and members consist of:

  • College admission staff
  • High school, middle school and elementary school counselors
  • School psychologists and social workers
  • Private counselors
  • School administrators
  • Graduate students in any education related program!

Current board members

Our Mission


WPRCA is the local affiliate of the New York State School Counselor Association (NYSSCA). WPRCA offers its members professional development and networking opportunities as well as scholarships to enhance professional knowledge. The association is governed by a formal constitution and by-laws and an Executive Board comprised of elected and appointed members representing all facets of the membership.

What We Do


We plan approximately 4 events each school year that pertain to a variety of topics relevant for primary, secondary and/or college counseling. These events are typically sponsored by local colleges, include dinner and an education about the sponsoring institution as well as from the guest speaker of the event. For the cost of $35, your annual membership, you have access to all 5 events!

2018-2019 Event Calendar

How to Effectively Work with Students on the Autism Spectrum


Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Manhattan College

Riverdale, NY


Sponsored by Manhattan College

*Reception to follow

Advising Students Who Have Athletic Dreams for College


Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Manhattanville College

Purchase, NY


Sponsored by Manhattanville College

*Dinner to Follow Panel Presentation

Addressing Mental Health Issues of Students: Social and Emotional Wellness


(The Barbara Christie Program)

Thursday March 28, 2019

Knollwood Country Club

Elmsford, NY 3:30-6:30


Sponsored by Felician University

*Dinner to Follow Presentation

WPRCA End of Year Retirement Celebration


May, 2019

Concordia College

Bronxville, NY


*Reception to follow

Event Flyers

March Event Flyer (pdf)



To become a WPRCA member (or renew membership) please follow the two steps below.

Please join or renew now for the 2018-2019 school year! 

(Our membership year runs from September 1st - August 31st)


STEP 1: Fill out the Form ->

STEP 2: Pay Your Membership Dues!

*If you are renewing your membership via school purchase order, click below to find our mail-in form.

Mail-In Membership Form (PDF)


Contact Us

Please feel free to reach out!

Board President, Mary Lou Baird


Phone:  914-584-7181