The Counseling Geek Interview Series: @Prof_Polzin
Aug07

The Counseling Geek Interview Series: @Prof_Polzin

…terviewee. Professor @Prof_Polzin) graciously allowed me to interview her via email. She has a Master of Arts in Counseling degree from Lindenwood University in Missouri, is a certified school psychological examiner, and a counselor educator. You can follow her on Twitter using @Prof_Polzin and she regularly posts awesome info the help with counseling PD.Elizabeth Polzin ( The Counseling Geek: Can you describe a bit about your past experi…

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Read: Insight from Awesome School Counselors – Interview & Applicant Essentials
May05

Read: Insight from Awesome School Counselors – Interview & Applicant Essentials

…w hires. Thank you to all my friends who took the time to answer some of the questions – many from #scchat on Twitter and my fellow board members at CASC. I picked a few answers from each that you can look through below for tips and advice.   If you were hiring for a school counseling position and you had to choose by a single trait/attribute/skill/etc. – what would be highest on your list and why? “Right now, my department coul…

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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)

First time ASCA goer, Megan Kelly, reports on her experiences at #ASCA13. I am returning back to one of my favorite features of The Counseling Geek – the interview series. This episode I talk with Megan Kelly, a recent counseling grad turned first year IB counselor extraordinaire, using the trusty Google Drive collaboration tool! I hope you enjoy the read and as always, remember you can leave comments and email me with any questions. Y…

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Introducing School Counseling on Air
Jan13

Introducing School Counseling on Air

…cs and presenters. All will begin at 8PM EST/5PM PST and last about an hour. What do you need to do to prepare? One thing that is handy is having a Google account, but you will be able to watch the live broadcast on YouTube through the posted/tweeted link without one. The link should be posted about 30 minutes before broadcast starts, but it may be closer to the start time. Check out the Official School Counseling On Air Google+ Page for detail…

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School Counselor Shopping List – February/March 2014
Feb23

School Counselor Shopping List – February/March 2014

Hello fellow Geeks. I am going to start a new feature on The Counseling Geek this week – I am dubbing it the School Counselor Shopping List. I am not sure about you – but I am an avid online shopper, high quality item finder, and a seeker of good deals. I thought I could share some of my golden finds with you (and how I am using them in my counseling programs! I will most likely post bi-monthly about some of the recent purchases…

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NSCW ’13 – School Counseling On Air Recordings

The following videos were recorded during National School Counseling Week 2013 in our first ever School Counseling On Air event. Recorded Sessions Sun Feb. 10th: Spreadsheet Sunday with Jeremy Goldman, NCC Saturday Feb 9th: Social Media Saturday with Erin Mason, Ph.D & friends Friday Feb 8th: It’s all about hanging out at happy hour with Hatch with Trish Hatch, Ph.D. Thur. Feb 7: Girls’ Leadership and Development…

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Counseling Advisory Team: My Experience in the First Year
Jun08

Counseling Advisory Team: My Experience in the First Year

…arting 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 (all credit to original authors): School Counselor Program Handbook for Advisory Councils (.pdf) ASAI Redesigning School Counseling – Advisory Meetings (whole meeting…

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2012: My Favorite Posts of the Year
Dec31

2012: My Favorite Posts of the Year

…y international schools are independently run, many hire through agencies such as  Council of International Schools  (CIS) teacher recruitment service and  International School Services  (ISS)… [ Full Article ] 3.  A Guide to Digital Portfolios  Jeff Ream – The Counseling Geek Back in my undergraduate program, a project that was assigned in one of my technology courses was to develop a professional po…

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