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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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Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen
Aug05

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen

Time to pack up and move your school counseling blog In the last post, The First Steps in the Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series, we looked at some of the needed foundations for moving your free school counseling blog to one that allows you more freedom. In this post – we will look at what it looks like to actually pack up and move your old school counseling blog (whether on Blogger or WordPress.com). We will take a general o…

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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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Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Sprucing It Up
Aug25

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Sprucing It Up

…e will also take a look at a few free resources for bloggers and a few more of my favorite WordPress plugins for school counseling blogs. Start with the foundation. Before you can start designing your new blog – you must develop a firm foundation. In most cases – except for those lucky few who are not only school counselors but are also CSS/HTML wizards – you will rely on a WordPress theme. Both WordPress.com and WordPress.org i…

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