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

…rs out there who may have financial trouble making it to the conference – if that is you great! Enter the contest. If that is not you – great! Still enter the contest and if you win, pay it forward to someone you know would go to the conference if they could afford it. There are a few requirements that I am adding to the contest. As this is specifically for the conference and school counselors, I will be requiring website/phone verifi…

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Follow-Up: My Interview Kit
Jul12

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

…view (and the cost factor), I decided to go the CD route for my digital portfolio and ended up buying some labels and disc jackets for one district (with more people). I spent ~$12 on both the CD labels and disk jackets, 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

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FREE MONEY! ASCA 2014 Scholarship Information [Lapsed]
Feb01

FREE MONEY! ASCA 2014 Scholarship Information [Lapsed]

…gy skills and provide re-usable resources for our fellow counselors. To submit yourself into the scholarship contest, you must use at least one technology tool that will push your ability level (honesty factor here) and select one of the following products to submit: – Counseling PSA Video: 2 – 5 minute video about a topic you are passionate about or think would be helpful to other counselors. This should be reusable and general enoug…

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School Counselor Tech Tools: Learnerator and minutes.io
May17

School Counselor Tech Tools: Learnerator and minutes.io

…e. One thing that I really like about the tool is how action oriented it is. You can create categories and then label them as “decision” “action” “info” etc. This lets people reviewing minutes later have a much more streamlined approach to find out what needs to happen. From that, you can also assign specific people to tasks and give them a deadline all within the same line. At the end of the meeting, if you ha…

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Fundraising Update: Thank you to our supporters so far!
Oct06

Fundraising Update: Thank you to our supporters so far!

…stration cost to ASCA 2014. I am planning on keeping the fundraiser open until January 24th and the scholarship contest will be run for three weeks in the end of January and beginning of February with the announcement of the recipients mid Feb so they can register by the March 1st deadline. Please consider donating to help the cause. If each reader gave only $5 – we would easily raise over $1000. Please do share this opportunity to give ba…

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Interviewing: The Other Side of the Table
Nov16

Interviewing: The Other Side of the Table

…pically a deal breaker (but could be!), however it may mean the difference in getting a job offer or not if the contest is close. Think about how you want to portray yourself and what image you want the interview panel to get as you walk in the door. Do you want a just out of the gym look with messed up hair and blue jeans or a professional go-getter wearing business to business casual wear. I would caution on the side of dressing up than down wh…

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Thank you, 唔該, Hvala, Dank u zeer, Merci beaucoup, Tusen Takk, Muchas gracias…
Dec10

Thank you, 唔該, Hvala, Dank u zeer, Merci beaucoup, Tusen Takk, Muchas gracias…

…reciate all of those who take time to read the ideas and thoughts of this guy on a journey to finding out how to be a great school counselor! Check out the other top blogs for awesome reads too! On another note, don’t forget to enter the $$ for ASCA 2013 this week – contest ends on Dec. 13th. The blog author, Jeffrey Ream M.S, PPS, writes for The Counseling Geek. Connect with Jeff via email, Twitter, Google+, and Facebook….

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