ISCA: Race and Equity Steering Committee
The ISCA Race and Equity Steering Committee was developed by the 2020 executive board and is comprised of school counseling Race and Equity advocates from across the state of Illinois. The steering committee is tasked with providing feedback to the executive board to ensure that the organization is implementing anti-racist and equitable practices for both members of the board and members within the organization. The steering committee is also tasked with providing feedback on the content development of a 3-day "ISCA Race and Equity Credential", which will be launched this Spring 2021 FREE to members.
Alicia Funes: School Counselor, East Leyden High School Franklin Park, IL
Leshanda Ausler :School Counselor,Region II Rep, Illinois School Counseling Association
Nilufar Rezai: School Counselor,Webster Elementary,Chicago, IL
Gabriela Medina: School Counselor, Rolling Meadows High School, Rolling Meadows, IL
Ruth Shannon: School Counselor,Chicago, IL,Former ISCA Graduate Student V.P.
Dr. Melissa Ockerman: Associate
Carla Cheatham NCC, LCPC, GCDF: School Counselor, Bremen High School, Midlothian, IL, President, Illinois Association for Multicultural Counseling (IAMC) 2020-2021
Dr. Venisa Beasley-Green: School Counselor, Carver Elementary, Chicago, IL, ISCA Past President
Antoinette Rayburn: District Manager of Career Readiness and Student Programs, District 209 Proviso Township High Schools, Forest Park, IL