10 Insanely Easy Ways to Infuse Technology in Your School Counseling Program

10 Insanely Easy Ways to Infuse Technology in Your School Counseling Program

…ool counseling group (I joined all 3 because there are things I can use in HS that come up in ES): High School Counselors’ Network Caught In The Middle School Counselors Elementary School Counselor Exchange SCOPE & SchoolCounselor.com: Good friend, fellow blogger and my inspiration – Dr. Erin Mason is a prime example of someone with a Growth Mindset. She is a professor in Chicago, but also runs SCOPE – School Counselor

School Counselor Shopping List – September/October Edition

School Counselor Shopping List – September/October Edition

Welcome to the fall shopping list for Professional School Counselors. If you are new to this (roughly) bi-monthly feature – please check out the past editions of the School Counselor Shopping List for other school counselor tested and approved items, resources, books, and other goodies. I hope you enjoy this fall edition and check out a few things that may help your programs to grow. Amazon Kindle App for Android (and Apple…boooo):…

3 Habits of Efficient (Yet Caring) School Counselors

3 Habits of Efficient (Yet Caring) School Counselors

…titude and our students can benefit from us optimizing our office, routines, and approach to school counseling. Too often, I see a vicious cycle hitting educators. It looks like this: Counselor X has 20 things on their to-do list. Counselor X gets 3 things done and adds 5 more to this list. They only got 3 things done because “they don’t have time, caseloads are too big, students kept coming in, etc:” Counselor X now has 22…

The School Counselor Shop

A percentage of all profits goes to support the School Counselor Community Scholarship   School Counselor Clothing [product_categories ids=”381, 369, 362, 364, 367, 363, 357, 361, 368, 373, 374, 379, 380,388″] We recently released some school counselor hats – grab one of these hot new items to spice up your wardrobe. Take 10% off your order! For a limited time only, as a welcome to the new store – take 10% off your…

School Counselor Shopping List: April – May 2014

School Counselor Shopping List: April – May 2014

Welcome to part two of the School Counselor Shopping List. Just a reminder that this type of post is a by-monthly series that highlights a few tried and tested tools that you may want to add to your shopping list – be it tech tools, apps, books, or plain old helpful office items – you may find it here. Always looking for suggestions as well so please email them or comment away! Tools: Safco Model 10-Pocket Magazine Rack, Black Onyx…

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

…e idea of an email list for a school based blog writing about college applications that parents and students can sign up for. Or helping your students gather weekly scholarship posting (only the new ones!) that you post to a school counselor blog as they come in. All of this can be done by following the instructions in this write up. Getting started: Open a MailChimp Account I hope you watched the Marketing Monday video on MailChimp from a few…

School Counselor Shopping List – Social and Restorative Justice Library Books & Curriculum (2 of 2)

School Counselor Shopping List – Social and Restorative Justice Library Books & Curriculum (2 of 2)

Save time and get some great books from my list! Social and restorative justice, mental health, girls/boys curriculum, and activity books galore! Earlier this fall – the school counselors in TTUSD were lucky enough to each be awarded a $600 grant from the Excellence in Education Foundation. This grant was to be used to help build a social justice library to use with students who get in trouble and hopefully help them learn from their…

Shop School Counselor Swag and Shirts: A New Project

Shop School Counselor Swag and Shirts: A New Project

Trying something new. Hi everyone – I wanted to share something new that I was trying. I like all the different SWAG that is around that promotes school counseling and want to give you all opportunities to get some school counselor focused shirts, coffee mugs, pillows, posters, stickers and more. You can find a the designs on two different sites (info on each below) for your shopping convenience. TeeSpring TeeSpring is a well-reviewed…

School Counselor Shopping List – Social and Restorative Justice Library Books & Curriculum (1 of 2)

School Counselor Shopping List – Social and Restorative Justice Library Books & Curriculum (1 of 2)

Save time and get some great books from my list! Social and restorative justice, mental health, girls/boys curriculum, and activity books galore! Earlier this fall – the school counselors in TTUSD were lucky enough to each be awarded a $600 grant from the Excellence in Education Foundation. This grant was to be used to help build a social and restorative justice library to use with students who get in trouble and hopefully help them…

School Counselor Shopping List: June – July

School Counselor Shopping List: June – July

…at 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! This also helps those of us prepping for ASCA 2014 in Orlando School Counselor Work Gear: Google’s Nexus 10 (32GB) Android Tablet by Samsung ($384) I was super lucky to have a cool principal and was given this when I emailed a “School Counselor Wish List” to her. This…

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