Geekly Update – Join me on Facebook!

The Counseling Geek – Now on Facebook! Wanted to share with you that you can now connect with The Counseling Geek via Facebook. I am not a huge fan of the monster that is Facebook, but do see the value of it for things like schools and bloggers. I still refuse to use it personally, but I know it is the second most popular site in the world and want to offer connectivity to all users. So if you would like to follow updates and other newswo…

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Keys to Communication – Boost Your Electronic Communication Skills with TACT
Oct22

Keys to Communication – Boost Your Electronic Communication Skills with TACT

…;t you hate those spammy emails you get or the form letters that come in the mail? Most people do. Your emails, Facebook posts, Tweets, and other messages will have a much greater impact and reach when you target a specific audience with each message. A tweet to students will look different than a tweet for a parent – same with an email blast. An email to the parent of a Senior will be significantly different than one to the paren…

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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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5 (more) Top ASCA Tips for the Noob 2.0 – #ASCA15
May18

5 (more) Top ASCA Tips for the Noob 2.0 – #ASCA15

…ng sessions, add the ones that make the cut to your personal schedule, and follow the social happenings through Facebook and Twitter*! There is also a handy list of things to do or places you may need to find under the “Around Here” icon. This app is also available if you are going to be #notatASCA15 – you can still get handouts and resources from home! Tip 4: Join the conversation My fourth tip is to join the conversation throu…

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August #SCCHAT Transcript – Supervising School Counseling Interns
Aug07

August #SCCHAT Transcript – Supervising School Counseling Interns

…, follow her on Twitter, add her on LinkedIn or Google+, and become a fan of the SCOPE Facebook Page. Danielle is a K-12 Certified School Counselor, Nationally Certified Counselor, and blogger at School Counselor Blog, a place where school counselors share innovative ideas,  creative lesson plans,  and quality resources. Connect with Danielle via email, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn,&nbsp…

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The Counseling Geek Interview Series: @Prof_Polzin
Aug07

The Counseling Geek Interview Series: @Prof_Polzin

…would like to help me by volunteering to let me interview you, please email me, send me a Tweet, or message on Facebook, letting me know you want to interview. You do not have to be a tech guru or even know a huge amount about using technology in counseling – my interest is what got you started, how you kept going, and what types of tips can you pass along to fellow counselors following the same path. So, without further ado – here i…

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ASCA 2013 in Philly and Summer Vacation!
Jun27

ASCA 2013 in Philly and Summer Vacation!

…just grab a beverage – shoot me an email or DM on Twitter! I will try to be pretty lively on Twitter/Facebook during ASCA and share the interesting stuff I am getting. I leave the night of the 4th, so if you are sticking around and have nothing to do – contact me. The Vacation Summer Which brings me to my next tid-bit. After the 4th, you won’t be hearing  from me on the blog or in social media circles until early Augus…

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ASCA 2013 and My July Recap
Jul28

ASCA 2013 and My July Recap

…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 review of each breakout session I went to because if you are on Twitter, you got a live tweet of almost all of the breakout sessions throughout the conference on #ASCA13. However, I did want to relay a few thoughts that have stuck with me through my month abroad that I will be bringing…

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