Erin Chase McCarty Mason Georgia State University, DePaul University, USA
, Ph.D., is a career-long advocate for the School Counseling profession. Erin’s accomplishments and contributions to the field derive from her 13 years of experience as a Middle School Counselor in her home state of Georgia. A proponent for modeling and supporting professional involvement and productivity, Erin fuels her passion for School Counseling through state and national leadership opportunities. Erin served in multiple positions for the Georgia School Counselor Association (GSCA), including being the Government Relations co-chair for several consecutive years, and she was the 2012-2013 President of the Illinois School Counselor Association (ISCA). At the National level, Erin serves as a Lead RAMP Reviewer for the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), as one of four mentors for the Transforming School Counseling (TSC) Counselor Educator Coalition and as an Advisory Council member for the Evidence-Based School Counseling conference. As a presenter, scholar, trainer and consultant, Erin’s particular interests in School Counseling lie in the areas of technology use, comprehensive program implementation and the professional identity development of School Counselors. Erin is an Assistant Professor at DePaul University in Chicago and received her M.Ed., Ed.S. and Ph.D. from Georgia State University.