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Consulting & Professional Development Services
Apr04

Consulting & Professional Development Services

…plan? Have no fear! Jeff Ream, writer and founder of TheCounselingGeek.com, is now available for consultant and professional development services. As a practicing professional school counselor and tech geek, Jeff will work with you to find tools and services that fit your program and will help propel you into the high tech age. What will I get with my professional development or consulting time? Depending on your package, you will get: A 30 minu…

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Professional Development: The use it or lose it phenomenon.
Jun19

Professional Development: The use it or lose it phenomenon.

…learner spark interest and remain engaged throughout the entire course/process.   So when looking at your professional development past experiences and future plans, what have you done and what would you like to do? Part of the secret is that it does not necessarily matter wh   at you study, but what matters is that you study something. Your brain is a muscle that needs to be exercised — the use it or lose it principle applies….

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Professional Development: Coursera — Courses for Everyone
Jul03

Professional Development: Coursera — Courses for Everyone

Power-Up your Pro-D This week’s entry will be a video blog help you learn how to utilize, navigate, and maximize your learning through Coursera.org. Coursera is an online learning community that collaborates with top Universities like Stanford and Princeton to bring high quality college level courses to users around the world — for FREE. You can access courses from Finance to Computer Science and Social Network Analysis al…

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

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

…ASCA conference was your first national conference. What made you decide to go? M: I am a strong proponent of professional development and believe it is the key to staying abreast of current trends and research and being effective in our field. The 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 t…

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Guest Post: 5 Tips to Stand Out on LinkedIn
Apr20

Guest Post: 5 Tips to Stand Out on LinkedIn

LinkedIn unites over 175 million professionals from a myriad of different industries. This provides a lucrative platform through which you can market yourself to these potential employers. Here are five ways in which you can cultivate a professional LinkedIn profile which will attract and engage prospective employers and business partners. 1-Create a professional profile Assign yourself a specific professional title which details your specific…

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Tell One: A Campaign to Promote School Counseling Association Awareness
Oct14

Tell One: A Campaign to Promote School Counseling Association Awareness

Your State and National Associations Need YOU! Thousands of Professional School Counselors around the country are missing out on opportunities to participate in awesome Professional Development, network, share resources, and support state/national advocacy for our profession because they are not members of their state School Counseling Association (SCA) or the American School Counselor Association (ASCA). It is a shame that so many are not invol…

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Mistakes to avoid on your resume or CV [Guest Post]
Feb23

Mistakes to avoid on your resume or CV [Guest Post]

…s keep telling us!), the job market is still pretty challenging, particularly for those seeking a position as a Professional School Counselor. But don’t let that discourage you; there are things you can do to make your job search easier. Equally as important, there are things you can avoid doing. One important factor in your success is the way you present yourself on your resume (or curriculum vitae, as appropriate). As noted before on this bl…

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The 2013 Geeklie Awards
Jun09

The 2013 Geeklie Awards

…rd 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 is apparent through Jeremy’s work and I thank him for that. Who will get next year’s Geeklie Awards? Perhaps you? If you don’t blog already – I could not recommend it more. It is easy, fun, and will connect you with many resources….

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