Fourth Edition Resources
Need help applying for RAMP? Want to know if it's worth your time? Not sure how to get started? Following are some resources to answer your questions.
- 2022 applications scoring rubric
- Fourth edition data classifications chart
- Fourth edition templates for 2022 applications
- Fourth edition annual student outcome goal examples (elementary, middle, high school) Note: these are updated from the goal statement examples in the "ASCA National Model Implementation Guide" and match the RAMP rubric.
Check out these videos from some RAMP schools explaining why they went through the RAMP process -- and what they learned along the way.
- Journey to RAMP: Nanaikopono Elementary School, Hawaii
- Journey to RAMP: Cactus Shadows High School
- Journey to RAMP: Quander Road School & New Directions Alternative Education Center
Remember, RAMP is about the school counseling program and not individual school counselors.
Make sure to thoroughly review "The ASCA National Model Implementation Guide (second edition)" and the 2022 scoring rubric.
For more help with data collection and analysis, consult "Making DATA Work." Understand the difference between participation, Mindsets & Behaviors and outcome data.
Use the narratives to provide a rationale and explanation for the information submitted and to provide an understanding of the process.
Read the RAMP application process.
- Ensure the application covers one full school year.
- Proofread the application for spelling, grammar and punctuation.
- Ensure the application is clear and understandable for someone unfamiliar with your program.
Create file names for the uploaded documents that clearly reflect the file contents.
Keep a copy of all the application parts, including the narratives, in electronic or paper form.
Review all components of the online application submission before hitting the final "finalized and submit" button.