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Supporting Fellow Bloggers – Why I Click Banners

With my site redesign and some new features – I am playing around with some light monetization ideas for the blog. This typically mean advertising through one way or another. While I am not a fan of ads on websites or blogs – I also am a realist and understand it sometimes takes some funds to maintain a nice website. Currently, I am investing (not spending!) about $100 on website hosting, domain name services, and a few other aesthetic/template tools that I need to keep TCG fresh. I elected to move to this newer platform and WordPress from Blogger (a free platform) to take advantage of the higher customizability and scalability of the site tools.

Dress the Part – Guys Gotta Look Good Too…

Jeremy Goldman of PHSfit asked for a male version of Andrea Burston’s Wear to Work series – well Jeremy…here ya go. I guess getting voted best dressed at school qualifies me to write this article, but take from it what you will!

Don’t suffer from Post-ASCA Depression – there is a cure!

Do you feel lonely, tired, or lost after attending the ASCA 2014 conference in Orlando? If so – you are not alone. This phenomenon is called Post-ASCA Depression Syndrome (or PADS) and there is a cure.

The 2014 Geeklie Awards

Each summer, I will be presenting a Geeklie Award to an esteemed blogging colleague who has shown dedication, innovation, and leadership in the world of educational blogging. I will also present a Geek of the Year award to the person I feel has had the largest impact in the past 12 months on the development and guidance of our digital PLC’s goal to further our technological prowess.

#ASCA14 Branding & Marketing Your School Counseling Program Slides and Links

Thank you all for attending our presentation on Monday 6/30 at ASCA 2014 in Orlando! Jeremy and I had a whole lot of fun preparing and presenting while sharing in the learning with you. You can find the entire slide show embedded below (it also has been available on the ASCA conference app throughout the conference). I also just wanted to give you some of the links that we discussed in the presentation.

#ASCA14 – Social Media TagBoard

#ASCA14 – ASCA Tips for the Noob

Whether you are a counselor with your first job, an excited graduate student, or a counseling sage – the first time to a large conference can be an overwhelming experience unless you come prepared. In this article, I will help you optimize your experience to get the most from #ASCA14 as you can with 4 major tips.

School Counselor Shopping List: June – July

For June and July – I am going to feature a few of my new office favorites, but also going to share some tools that I totally dig outside of the office (since it is summer!). You may notice a cooking/travel theme for the non-school items…but hey – tis the season!

School Counselor Tech Tools: Learnerator and minutes.io

Today, The Counseling Geek highlights two tools for the school counseling – one for high school students and one for school counselors of all levels! Help students prep for AP exams and keep better meeting notes!