Principals, supervisors, and co-workers – it’s time to shop for those sometimes overlooked but all too important people in your office – the school counselors! The first full week of February is our yearly celebration of the profession and is used as an opportunity to support and promote the role of the school counselor. We call it National School Counseling Week. You can check out the celebrations happening around the country via social media using the #NSCW18 (or the two numbers of the current year at the end)
Don’t let their hard work go unnoticed. A kind word, a coffee, some cookies are always nice. There are also nice things that you can buy that not only help us know you support us but also allow us to support our profession! Check out some great shopping ideas for your school counselors below to help celebrate National School Counseling Week.
During #ASCA17 in Denver – accept the Great Coffee Challenge and donate one or more days of your Starbucks to support school counselors via SC|CS.
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.
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.
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).
With Thanksgiving on us this week – I wanted to take a moment to write a sincere thank you to each of you readers and supporters. With each passing day, I am excited to collaborate and work with all of you. You and all of you on #scchat are my extended PLC and many are friends.
Huge thank you to BestCounselingDegrees.net for the shout out and recognition among their Top 30 Best Counseling and Psychology Blogs of 2014. It is much appreciated. Cheers!
Jeff Ream shares a short video thanking all the school counselors and Counseling Geek readers for their great work during National School Counseling Week.