Trish Hatch, Ph.D. is the Director of the Center for Excellence in School Counseling and Leadership (CESCaL) and the Director of the School Counseling Program at San Diego State University. She has trained thousands of school counselors and administrators in the Use of Data to Effect Change and is nationally recognized as a passionate and engaging keynote speaker, trainer and consultant. She is a former school counselor, site level and central office administrator over school counseling programs. She served as Vice President of the American School Counselor Association and as an appointed member of the National Panel for Evidenced-Based School Counseling Practices. She was awarded Administrator of the Year by the American School Counseling Association. She received her PhD in Education: Institutional Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of California at Riverside. Trish is the co-author of The ASCA National Model: A Framework for School Counseling Programs (ASCA, 2003, 2005). Trish currently lives in San Diego and is the proud mother of three sons.