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Pennsylvania Association of Counselor Education & Supervision (PACES)


The Pennsylvania Association of Counselors Educators and Supervisors (PACES) is a division of the Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA) for professional counselors with an interest in research/teaching-related and/or clinical supervision issues.

The Purpose of PACES is:

  • To promote the purpose of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and PCA

  • To advance counselor education and supervision in Pennsylvania

  • To advocate for issues important to counselor educators across the Commonwealth

  • To advance and improve the education of professional counselors in PA

  • To promote the purpose of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)

PACES Member Benefits:

  • PACES holds regional meetings held throughout the year to provide educational opportunities for counselor educators and supervisors

  • PACES provides networking opportunities for counselor educators and supervisors across the Commonwealth

  • PACES advocates for the many issues facing counselor education programs across the state, as well as advocating for those providing clinical supervision

  • The PACES Emerging Leaders Fellowship provides doctoral students with opportunities to engage in leadership and networking opportunities

  • PACES is a community in which counselor educators and supervisors can share best practices, discuss common concerns, and work collaboratively to overcome challenges facing the profession.

  • PACES engages in advocacy for members, including monitoring issues related to accreditation, legislation, and activity by professional organizations.

Other Information:


To Join PACES:

  • Membership in PACES does require that you are a member of PCA. Please remember that PCA membership affords many valuable opportunities.

  • Contact for an application.

  • PACES annual membership dues are $10 for professionals and $5 for students and retirees


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