Dr. Larry Loesch
Larry C. Loesch, Ph.D., NCC has been a Professor in the Department of Counselor Education at the University of Florida since earning his doctorate from Kent State University in 1973. Dr. Loesch has had over 100 professional journal article, book chapter, and book publications, 75 professional program presentations, and numerous consultancies. He served as editor of Measurement and Evaluation in Guidance and on the editorial board of Counselor Education and Supervision.
Dr. Loesch’s professional organization presidencies include both the Florida and national Associations for Measurement and Evaluation in Guidance, Florida Counseling Association, Chi Sigma Iota (Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society International), and Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. He has served as a board member for the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs and has been an evaluation consultant for the National Board for Certified Counselors since 1980. He was a co-recipient of the American Counseling Association's 1983 Research Award (with Dr. Jane Myers) and of its 1992 Arthur A. Hitchcock Distinguished Professional Service Award (with Dr. Nicholas Vacc).
He was selected as a 1997 charter member of Chi Sigma Iota’s Academy of Leaders and received the 1998 Chi Sigma Iota Sweeney Professional Leadership Award. He received a 1995 Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) and a 1998 Professorial Excellence Award from the University of Florida. Dr. Loesch was a Fulbright Scholar in the Slovak Republic in 2001. In 2004, Dr. Loesch was selected as a Fellow of the American Counseling Association.