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SC|CS 2016 Scholarship
Do you like coffee? If you can give up a mini sized latte and donate just $5 – SC|CS 2016 will be our biggest donation drive yet. We want to send School Counselors to ASCA 2016 in New Orleans…but we can only do it with your help!
School Counselors Sent to ASCA
$ Raised to Send Counselors to ASCA
Years of SC|CS
Percent given to school counselors
I will be out of touch, social media, blogging, and email contact for the next month as my wife and I get over to Europe for a much needed vacation. Back in mid-August. Happy summer!read more
The Counseling Geek is going through some updates. Please excuse the dust. Site will be unavailable at times.read more
On Wednesday July 1st – Stephanie Smith, Paul Smith, and I will present a morning workshop on the importance of high quality presentations – from both a preparation and design aspect, as well as delivery components. We hope you join us for an invigorating, high energy, and fun way to wrap up your ASCA 2015 experience!read more
Technology is a wonderful tool to create strong comprehensive school counseling programs, but it also carries risk. Learn how to secure and implement best practices with your cloud storage and apps with this post.read more
The Counseling Geek turns 3 years old today – thank you for being a great reader and part of my Professional Learning Network. Check out what has been special and what’s to come inside.read more
To celebrate turning three years old – I wanted to start a give away. Between May 30th, 2015 and June 13th, 2015 – enter below (hint – somethings you can do multiple times for multiple entries) to win a copy of Carol Kaffenberger’s Making Data Work. This book has been super helpful to me in my counseling program, is great for all levels (including higher ed and school counseling interns), an a must have in your school counseling library.read more
This year’s 5 ASCA Tips for the Noob 2.0 will build on those tips from last year to help make your ASCA experience awesome!read more
I put together a resource for my students and parents that I will continue to update that is similar to the 4 year college handbook, but focused on the 112 CA Community Colleges and the process of enrollment. While I know many of you are from outside of CA – you can easily adjust this for your state.read more
Hello faithful and fellow Geek. As promised last year when I started loosely “monetizing” this blog with affiliate ads from Amazon, I want to provide a brief yearly review of the ins and outs of The Counseling Geek. This analysis will be from July 1, 2014 to May 6th, 2015 (not because that is a year but this is when I have time to write it up).read more