Building a Better Blog Series: Setting Up an RSS-Feed Driven Email List with MailChimp

Building a Better Blog Series: Setting Up an RSS-Feed Driven Email List with MailChimp

The changer of worlds. Email. Apart from text messaging – the single most popular communication tool in the world. Quick, simple and to the point – email is the Cliff Notes of conversation. Delivered nearly instantly anywhere around the globe – to a single person or hundreds of thousands – email carries the news of pending deliveries, job openings, family updates and great inheritances from Nigerian princes. As school…

Home – The Counseling Geek

Welcome to The Counseling Geek Your place for all things school counseling, 21st Century tech and more! Donate to SC|CS 2019Shop at The School Counselor Shop ; Let's get shopping! Shared Resources: #ASCA18 Shared Session Notes Folder Jul 14, 2018 | 0...
Using Canva in your School Counseling Program

Using Canva in your School Counseling Program

Why do I need to worry about graphic design? School counselors have a lot to offer. Our core curriculum, sharing of data with stake holders, promoting opportunities to students and parents and so much more. We offer so much that it keeps is up to our necks in busy. It’s hard to justify spending time learning and creating interesting graphics to support our efforts and that is understandable. Stick with me today and I hope to show you that…

#ASCA14 – ASCA Tips for the Noob

#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….

Consulting & Professional Development Services

Are you stuck in the “stone age” with your counseling program, department, or division? Not sure where to start with your epic quest into the 21st century and beyond? Would you like some hands on training, personal assistance with a new tool or have a business project you needs some expert insight? What about some help developing a school counseling marketing plan? Have no fear! Jeff Ream, writer and founder of…

Mistakes to avoid on your resume or CV [Guest Post]

Mistakes to avoid on your resume or CV [Guest Post]

Even though the economy is improving (or so the incumbent politicians keep telling us!), the job market is still pretty challenging, particularly for those seeking a position as a Professional School Counselor. But don’t let that discourage you; there are things you can do to make your job search easier. Equally as important, there are things you can avoid doing. One important factor in your success is the way you present yourself on your…

Defining School Counseling: Don’t rely on Merriam-Webster — NMSCA Presentation

Defining School Counseling: Don’t rely on Merriam-Webster — NMSCA Presentation

Action and Advocacy In case you were not able to attend the NMSCA conference yesterday – here is an electronic version of the presentation and a link to the Communication and Marketing Plan Template. I really enjoyed visiting with the NM School Counselors and think Albuquerque was a very nice town. I hope to return someday. Thank you for having me down.       Download the Communication and Marketing Plan PDF File Download…

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

Marketing Myself and Being Prepared On Tuesday, I posted a video blog about the process I took (and a process you can take too!) to construct a digital professional portfolio. This week I have been busy constructing my interview kit and I wanted to share that with you as well. Looking at it, I feel like it is a lot – but I think will be well prepared to answer the questions and show evidence with the arsenal I bring with me…

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