The Counseling Geek Interview Series: Megan Kelly (@megan_m_kelly)
Aug12

The Counseling Geek Interview Series: Megan Kelly (@megan_m_kelly)

…e more we know, the better equipped we are to serve our students, school, and community. In the fall before the ASCA Conference, I discovered The Counseling Geek’s online raffle scholarship for $200 towards an ASCA registration. I entered and surprisingly won! Considering the prize money essentially covered the student conference rate, registering and attending the ASCA Conference was a no-brainer. Many thanks to Jeff Ream! J: As a first tim…

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ASCA 2013 and My July Recap
Jul28

ASCA 2013 and My July Recap

…d: those 12 hour traveling days…).  I feel like I am a bit late to the gate on the “this was my ASCA 2013 experience”, but I wanted to share some of the meaningful things that I got from the breakout sessions and time networking with some new and alll my digital friends. Hands down my favorite part of ASCA 13 was getting to meet many of my fellow bloggers and many Twitter/Facebook friends. I am not going to go into a long r…

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ASCA 2013 in Philly and Summer Vacation!
Jun27

ASCA 2013 in Philly and Summer Vacation!

ASCA 2013 This Saturday, my wife and I depart for Philadelphia – on what will be the beginning of a great vacation. I will be attending ASCA 2013 and as many social/networking/blog/twitter events as I can in between all of the great sessions. I love to meet new people and learn, so if you are interested in meeting up to share ideas, talk shop, or just grab a beverage – shoot me an email or DM on Twitter! I will try to be pret…

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FREE MONEY! ASCA 2014 Scholarship Information [Lapsed]
Feb01

FREE MONEY! ASCA 2014 Scholarship Information [Lapsed]

You did not misread it – it is that time of the year. I am proud to announce the opening of the 2014 ASCA School Counseling Community Scholarship. Thanks to generous donations from companies like Hobsons and Universal Technical Institute in addition to donations from counselor colleagues (thanks to Erin Mason, Franciene Sabens, Matthew Meyers, Darrel Sampson, Cynthia Morton, & several other donors who wish to remain anonymous) –…

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Mission Scholarship – Support Me Sending School Counselors to ASCA 2014
Sep15

Mission Scholarship – Support Me Sending School Counselors to ASCA 2014

Last year you helped me raise enough money to help send Megan Kelly to ASCA 2013 in Philadelphia, PA by helping her with the registration consts and you can read about her experience here. This year, I am upping the ante – I want to raise enough funds to send two counselors to ASCA 2014 in Orlando, FL. That means my goal is to reach at least $700 by January 31 ($349 per registration for ASCA members). I know that many of you pay for fo…

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School Counselor Community Scholarship Award Post – ASCA 2014 Recipients
Feb26

School Counselor Community Scholarship Award Post – ASCA 2014 Recipients

It is my pleasure to announce… For this year’s School Counselor Community Scholarship for ASCA 2014, our two full scholarship ($350 counselors / $269 grad students) recipients are (drum roll please):   Bridget Helms of Jane Ball Elementary School in Cedar Lake, IN Katie Powers, Graduate student at Brandman University in San Diego, CA   A partial scholarship ($175) is being awarded to:   Karon Parrish of Star City Middle Scho…

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ASCA 2013: Blogger Meet & Greet

That is right – your eyes have not deceived you! At this year’s American School Counselor Association National Conference (#ASCA13) – you will have the chance to meet some of your favorite bloggers…myself included if you so choose to place me in that esteemed category! Please see the insert below for details and stay tuned for more info regarding ASCA 2013 in Philly coming very soon. I also promise to get a new…

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The Counseling Geek Giveaway – Win $$$ for ASCA 2013

Yes – the opportunity for FREE money! Thanks to the supporters of the Indiegogo campaign that ended about a month ago, I can offer a small, but not insignificant scholarship to the ASCA 2013 National Conference in Philadelphia. I was lucky enough to receive a scholarship similar to this in 2011 that allowed me to make it up to Seattle and my experience was great. I know there are others out there who may have financial trouble m…

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