The 2014 Geeklie Awards

The 2014 Geeklie Awards

…worked hard to grow her blog – School Counselor Space – into a resource for counselors across the country and around the globe. It is because of this and her dedication in the Twitter community that I am happy to award Franceine the 2014 Geeklie Award. Congratulations! And the 2014 Geek of the Year Award Goes To… Dr. Erin Mason is a tenured professor at DePaul University in Chicago. Before that she worked as a school counselor…

School Counselor Community Scholarship Award Post – ASCA 2014 Recipients

School Counselor Community Scholarship Award Post – ASCA 2014 Recipients

…69 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 School in Star City, AR I want to thank all the counselors, supervisors, and grad students who took the time to create a submission for this scholarship – the results were…

The 2013 Geeklie Awards

The 2013 Geeklie Awards

…uns). Jeremy’s site based blog targeted towards high school students and parents is a huge resource to myself and to many other counselors looking for inspiration and material for their own student/parent portals. I am awarding the Geek of the Year Award to Jeremy because his work to build our digital PLC through many great tips, training in Excel, and constant professional development through social media. The dedication to our profession…

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…

Guest Post: February is Financial Aid Awareness Month = FAFSA

Guest Post: February is Financial Aid Awareness Month = FAFSA

…ens the doors to federal aid. There’s also almost $50 billion in non-federal aid available – fromcolleges, states and private institutions. Some colleges and programs use the College Board’s CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE to help award these monies. CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE is an online application that collects information used by almost 400 collegesand scholarship programs to award financial aid outside sources from the federal government….

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