Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: The First Steps

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: The First Steps

…any people will purchase their domain names. GoDaddy also offers hosting (that is next!), but my experience and research says don’t go with their hosting plans. Many hosting providers also either have an option to register a domain through them or it will come with a free domain registration with the hosting package. Decision #2 – Hosting Service Building a Better School Counseling Blog and moving to a more customizable blog platform…

#ASCA14 – ASCA Tips for the Noob

#ASCA14 – ASCA Tips for the Noob

…this article, I will help you optimize your experience to get the most from #ASCA14 as you can! Tip 1: Do your research! That is right – there is actually a lot to think about when you get ready to go to a conference. From what are the things you are most excited to learn about to things as simple as deciding what shoes to wear. All are valuable thoughts that can save you time and an aching body. This year’s ASCA conference is in sun…

Counseling Advisory Team: My Experience in the First Year

Counseling Advisory Team: My Experience in the First Year

…ing Advisory Team (CAT for short…feel free to steal the name – I am sure I probably did). Step One: Research One of the first things I needed to do when thinking of starting the CAT was to research successful and unsuccessful advisory teams. What did an advisory team do? Who sat on the team? What are some key goals and purposes that we should work towards? Some resources that I utilized when gathering my research on Advisory Councils…

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

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

The Road to Naviance – Hitting Our Stride in Year 2

The Road to Naviance – Hitting Our Stride in Year 2

…software suite. It is really fun to show parents the powerful tools within Naviance for the college and career research. The image on the right is usually the look that parents get when I show them the different career and college research tools within Naviance. My particular favorites are the SuperMatch College Search, the Career Interest Profiler, and the very detailed information within each college page. My students have gotten better with t…

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