Final Reach Higher Celebration: School Counselor of the Year

Posted by White House on December 19, 2016

Thanks to those who were able to join us for the Reach Higher webinars on how to participate in First Lady, Michelle Obama’s final education event at the White House coming up this January 6, 2017!

For those who were unable to attend, Reach Higher and First Lady Michelle Obama will host its final education celebration at the White House and invite you to celebrate with us from wherever you are!

Click HERE to access our School Counselor of the Year Toolkit to learn more about the event and get tips on how you can be a part of it.

To help us make this final event as big and celebratory as possible, we encourage you to share this toolkit widely with your networks – in the name of celebrating School Counselors and the work of the First Lady as, we like to call her, the School Counselor in Chief!


Who: Anyone who believes in the power of education and knows the impact school counselors can have on a student

What: Final Education Event at the White House with the First Lady

Where: In your schools, on your campuses, in your communities and online

When: Friday, January 6th, 2017

Why: To celebrate school counselors across the country for everything they do to support young people – push, guide and mentor them on their way to earning a postsecondary degree. And with their guidance the next generation of leaders is about to arrive so we all #BetterMakeRoom.

How: Join us by posting pictures on Twitter using the hashtags #ReachHigher #BetterMakeRoom and watch the event unfold online at starting at 10AM.

Thanks for all you’ve done to support us over the years. We look forward to celebrating this historic day with you on January 6th and continuing this important work with you well into 2017.

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