Welcome To Aces

The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) is the premier organization dedicated to quality education and supervision of counselors in all work settings.

Explore ACES

Conference Highlights

Explore highlights from the 2021 ACES Conference.

Member Spotlight

Highlighting the inspiring stories and achievements of our members.

Abstract Human Head Illustration

CE&S Journal

Counselor Education & Supervision (CES) publishes articles on research, theory development, and program applications with essential information for the preparation and supervision of counselors in various settings.

Award & Grants

Dedicated location for current and upcoming award and grant opportunities that recognize, promote, and highlight the outstanding work of our members.

Group of young professionals sitting at a seminar.

Graduate Students

Advocating for student members’ needs and concerns, plans national initiatives, and promotes graduate student connections and relationships.

Career Center

The premier place for ACES members to explore open positions with colleges and universities, and for employers to connect with qualified candidates.

Member Center

Futuristic letterforms that spell "Education."

The Future of Digital Learning in Counselor Ed

Higher education is experiencing a seismic shift to digital delivery of programs, which means it is also a paradigm shift for counselor education. Counseling programs are now seeking to make permanent their pandemic-triggered pivot to digitally delivery of their programs. With the dramatic accelerated move to digital delivery of all programs in counselor education and the impact on program quality assurance, CACREP is providing guidance to programs about quality assurance expectations and paving the path towards future required reporting.

Read More »
Abstract Design Pattern

Supervising Asian International Counseling Students

This webinar centers on the supervision of Asian international counseling students. The presenter will first introduce the central values and principles that are salient in Asian international counseling students from Confucianism-influenced cultures. Next, the presenter will contextualize the supervision needs of Asian international counseling students at the intersectionality of culture, language, race/ethnicity, and age. Finally, the presenter will demonstrate the application of one of the supervision models—the integrative developmental model (IDM)—to supervising Asian international counseling students.

Read More »
Overlapping diverse head silhouettes

Supervision that Prepares Social Justice Counseling Advocates

For years, social justice and advocacy has been in the fine print of the counseling profession. Influenced by sociopolitical climate, the counselor’s work has expanded from an individual focus to understanding and engaging systemic issues that might affect clients’ welfare. This webinar will highlight the importance of supervision that hinges upon a social justice and advocacy framework and offer strategies for implementation.

Read More »

Become a member

ACES members are counselors, supervisors, graduate students, and faculty members who strive to improve the education and supervision of counselors in training and in practice. ACES and the regional associations host conferences to highlight research and best practices in supervision and in the training of counselors.

Woman with dark brown hair looking at the camera wearing glasses outdoors.

ACES Regions


Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont


Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wisconsin


Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia


Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming


Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington, as well as Pacific Rim countries