Counselor Education

Upsilon Sigma Gamma Chapter - Chi Sigma Iota

Promoting Excellence in the Profession of Counseling

Chi Sigma Iota, International

The mission of Chi Sigma Iota, the international honor society for professional counselors, counselor educators, and students established at Ohio University in 1985, is to promote scholarship, research, professionalism, leadership and excellence in counseling, and to recognize high attainment in the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence in the profession of counseling. (

We promote a strong professional identity through members (professional counselors, counselor educators, and students) who contribute to the realization of a healthy society by fostering wellness and human dignity. (

Upsilon Sigma Gamma Chapter
at the University of Southern Maine

Upsilon Sigma Gamma Chapter was established at the University of Southern Maine in 2010. Our chapter currently has more than 40 members including current students, alumni, and faculty. We focus on promoting excellence in the profession of counseling and hope to get members more involved in professional development, community engagement, wellness and more. 

If you are interested in becoming a member, please see for details. We invite you to become an active participant and/or leader. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact our Chapter President, Jeff Venable.

CEU resources for CSI members: - in Waterville, ME - in Portland, ME

 If you would like more information about Chi Sigma Iota, International, please see

Spring 2013 meetings are scheduled for Mondays: February 25, March 18, April 15 and May 20 on the Portland campus (exact location TBD).

Dr. Charles Bernacchio, Chapter Faculty Advisor

Jeff Venable, Chapter President,

Counselor Education Program
University of Southern Maine
400 Bailey Hall, USM Gorham, ME 04038
(207) 780-5316