Ask The Geek: Tool Resources from the 2013 CASC Conference Table

Ask The Geek: Tool Resources from the 2013 CASC Conference Table

…and get involved. If I have one piece of advice – join Twitter and get involved with the #scchat movement. It has changed how I define professional development and lead me to growing endeavors (including this one with CASC). I will be taking notes at the conference and adding other resources to this list and future posts. The following are blogs that I follow and find the authors to share interesting and applicable posts regarding…

Free Printable – Communication and Marketing Planning Guide for School Counselors

Free Printable – Communication and Marketing Planning Guide for School Counselors

…n the 4 D’s from Jeremy Goldman and my ASCA Magazine articles and ASCA presentation. Please feel free to share this with colleagues or edit it as you require, but please leave the attribution at the footer. Created for CASC 2014 and NMSCA 2014. [Tweet “I’m getting my marketing on with a FREE PR kit for #schoolcounselors from @CounselingGeek #scchat”] Did you attend the CASC Conference? Use these download links: Download…

Bits & Bytes: Giving Thanks

Bits & Bytes: Giving Thanks

…ded when lost or learning. Whether we connect on Twitter or Facebook – know that I appreciate you all and your expertise has made a difference for me as a professional and my students that I work with daily. Thank you. CASC Board The state of school counseling in California hasn’t looked brighter or had better leadership than it has right now and in the last few years. The energy, enthusiasm and pure passion to see school counseling…

Home – The Counseling Geek

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School Counselor Shopping List: End of the 2015-2016 Year Review

School Counselor Shopping List: End of the 2015-2016 Year Review

…his page, but most people are familiar with Dropbox. You are able to sign up for FREE with tons of features. You are limited on space, but for average users – you should be totally fine. It took me saving lots of blog, CASC, and other items to my Dropbox to finally fill my allotment.   Going Pro After wearing down my storage, I decided to pony up the $99/year (or $9.99/mo) for 1TB of digital, always accessible storage. I save almost…

ASCA Specialist Certificate Programs: A Review

ASCA Specialist Certificate Programs: A Review

…better context when having advocacy conversations with the non-school counseling leaders in my district. This also goes into Policy Governance, which is very important to ASCA and many other state school counselor boards. At CASC – it lined up nicely with our discussion about adopting a more Policy Governance approach. Overall Thoughts This program is a quality dive into the importance of school counselors acting as leaders in our…

Looking Back at 2014: A School Counselor’s Blog Post Year In Review

Looking Back at 2014: A School Counselor’s Blog Post Year In Review

…the job market and what counselors are looking for when interviewing for new hires. Thank you to all my friends who took the time to answer some of the questions – many from #scchat on Twitter and my fellow board members at CASC. I picked a few answers from each that you can look through below for tips and advice. Read the whole post here: Interview and Applicant Essentials Building A Better Blog Series A major series for the year was focusing…

Read: Insight from Awesome School Counselors – Interview & Applicant Essentials

Read: Insight from Awesome School Counselors – Interview & Applicant Essentials

…ob market and what counselors are looking for when interviewing for new hires. Thank you to all my friends who took the time to answer some of the questions – many from #scchat on Twitter and my fellow board members at CASC. I picked a few answers from each that you can look through below for tips and advice. [Tweet “Getting #schoolcounselor interview advice from wise counselors around the US #scchat”] If you were hiring for a…

School Counselor Tech Tools: Learnerator and minutes.io

School Counselor Tech Tools: Learnerator and minutes.io

…how many tests/courses they are taking. I suggest you check it out and see if it is a good fit for your school. Screenshot of Learnerator.com minutes.io I just came across this site a few days ago and I like it. Serving with CASC’s board, we have a lot of online meetings. If you are a member of many meetings (especially digital ones) – and I am sure you are – someone is usually charged with taking notes or minutes. That is…

3 Years Ago Today…

3 Years Ago Today…

…e to make new connections that never would have been possible, drove me to get involved in my state association’s board of directors, and opened up opportunities to speak at conferences around the country (from ASCA to CASC, NMSCA, and NVSCA). While initially started as an inroad to my current “real job” and having no intention of continuing to write after I got the position – I look back and couldn’t imagine my…

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