Refereed Manuscripts

Boyland, L.,  Geesa, R. L., Mayes, R. D., Lowery, K. P., Quick, M. M., Kim, J., & McDonald, K. (2019). Collaborative principal-school counselor preparation: National standards alignment to improve training between principals and school counselors. International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 14(1), 188-205. Retrieved from

Elam, N., Geesa, R. L., Mayes, R. D., & McConnell, K. (2019). School counselors’ perceptions on comprehensive school counseling (CSC) adherence and implementation. Journal of Educational Leadership in Action, 6(1). Retrieved from

Lowery, K., Mayes, R. D., Quick, M. M., Boyland, L. G., Geesa, R. L., & Kim, J. (2019). Principal and counselor collaboration for social justice advocacy: A standards alignment. Journal of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Special Issue #2 on Educational Leadership and Social Justice, 3(2). Retrieved from

Lowery, K. P., Quick, M. M., Geesa, R. L., Boyland, L., & Mayes, R. D. (2018). “It wasn’t mentioned and should have been”: Principals’ preparation to support comprehensive school counseling. Journal of Organizational & Educational Leadership, 3(2). Article 3. Retrieved from:

Geesa, R. L., Elam, N. P., Mayes, R. D., McConnell, K., & McDonald, K. (2019). School leaders’ perceptions on comprehensive school counseling (CSC) evaluation processes: Adherence and implementation of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model. Journal of Educational Leadership, Policy and Practice, 34(1), 25-43. Retrieved from



Book Chapters

Lowery, K. P., Boyland, L., Geesa, R. L., Kim, J., Quick, M. M., & McDonald, K. (2019). Principal and school counselor collaboration toward more socially just schools. In: Papa R. (eds.) Handbook on Promoting Social Justice in Education. Springer, Cham.

Other Publications

Geesa, R. L.  (2019). School counselor-school principal collaboration: University partnerships to better support Comprehensive School Counseling programs in schools.  Indianagram: Indiana Association of School Principals,  21(7), 5-6. 

Geesa, R. L.  (2017). Keeping pace with evolving needs and expectations in schools: Reconsidering effective roles of school counselors.  Indianagram: Indiana Association of School Principals,  19(9), 19.

McDonald, K. M. (2019, August 21). Column: Stronger partnership of counselors, administrators to bolster student success. Star Press.