2014-2015 Counseling Geek Financial Year In Review

2014-2015 Counseling Geek Financial Year In Review

Keeping it transparent. 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). What’s going out? The table below will show you the…

2015-2016 Counseling Geek Financial Year In Review

2015-2016 Counseling Geek Financial Year In Review

Keeping it transparent. Hello faithful and fellow Geek. Each year I provide a brief yearly review of the ins and outs of The Counseling Geek. This analysis will be from June 1, 2015 to June 30th, 2016. I will be including SC|CS 2016 numbers in this report as well. As you will see – running this site is far from a money making venture, but it grows me professionally and also helps develop my professional presence. I see it as an…

The Road to Naviance – A One Year Review

The Road to Naviance – A One Year Review

…Naviance – I see it becoming more of a staple in our curriculum and in mainstream classes. I encourage schools to see if it is a good solution for your student body and counseling departments. Official Geek Rating: Note: Jeff or The Counseling Geek is not sponsored by nor compensated by Naviance or it’s maker – Hobsons. While they are supporters of several scholarship donations – it is not tied to any review or…

ASCA Specialist Certificate Programs: A Review

ASCA Specialist Certificate Programs: A Review

…Perusing Facebook and Twitter – I see more and more questions about the growing list of School Counselor Specialist Certificate programs offered by The American School Counselor Association’s ASCA U. Questions range from “is it worth the money and time” to “how much did you learn from the program” – I will aim to answer both about the two I have completed and the one I am delving into in a few months….

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

As the 2014 year wraps up, like most bloggers – I want to spend a little time reviewing some of my favorite school counselor focused posts of the year. If you just started following this blog – this is a great opportunity to catch up on what you missed out on earlier this year. I also want to encourage you to go back into the archives and checkout some of the older posts. There are a lot of posts you may be interested in before…

The Road to Naviance – Hitting Our Stride in Year 2

The Road to Naviance – Hitting Our Stride in Year 2

…the series by clicking one of the buttons below: The Road to Naviance – Part 1: Where to start The Road to Naviance – Part 2: Getting the ball rolling The Road to Naviance: Part 3 – Training The Road to Naviance – A One Year Review Going on year three – we are starting to see results! To be fair and completely honest – my school is really only at about year 1.5 of true implementation school-wide. However, in that one and a half…

The School Counselor Shop Terms and Conditions and Return Policy

…e to promptly update your account and other information, including your email address and credit card numbers and expiration dates, so that we can complete your transactions and contact you as needed. For more detail, please review our Returns Policy.   SECTION 7 – OPTIONAL TOOLS We may provide you with access to third-party tools over which we neither monitor nor have any control nor input. You acknowledge and agree that we provide…

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

…kets, but it creates a professional looking product. Imagine if you just wrote your name on the CD with a Sharpie. I also used Avery’s website label developer to integrate the background from my portfolio onto the disc label. I printed address labels with the title of the disc and my contact info to put on the jacket. I am pretty happy with the turn out. 3. Letters of Recommendation: I included the standard three letters in all of the…

School Counselor Interviews – Overcome Your Anxiety

School Counselor Interviews – Overcome Your Anxiety

…hing, don’t freak out. I usually write when I hear very positive or possibly negative things I need to remember for later in the decision making process. After going through the interview process – the panel will review these rankings and, in many cases, give each candidate an overall progressive ranking. In my district – we get to the end of a VERY long day and each panel member has rated each person interviewed. Those…

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