School Counselor Shopping List – February/March 2014
Feb23

School Counselor Shopping List – February/March 2014

…but I remove them from the card after I upload to YouTube.     Book suggestions: 101 Solutions for School Counselors and Leaders in Challenging Times (Price: ~$30 USD) I highly suggest this book for any grade level and experience level school counselor or school counseling graduate students. Dear friend and colleague – Dr. Erin Mason – is one of the authors of this text and also founder of SCOPE. Support her and get…

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2012: My Favorite Posts of the Year
Dec31

2012: My Favorite Posts of the Year

…please visit the full article! Without further ado… 1. Shepherding the Flock: Supporting New School Counselors  Darrell Sampson – From The Counselor’s Office Think back to when you first started your job as a school counselor.  For some, that may have been 20 years ago.  For others, that may have been last week.  You would have recently finished a graduate program in school counseling, complete…

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August #SCCHAT Transcript – Supervising School Counseling Interns
Aug07

August #SCCHAT Transcript – Supervising School Counseling Interns

Supervising School Counseling Interns Last night was my first time getting to host our monthly #scchat on twitter. #SCCHAT occurs on the first Tuesday of the month unless otherwise specified. To add the #SCCHAT schedule to your calendar  click here . Join  School Counselor Blog  and  SCOPE  for #scchat the first Tuesday of the month @ 8pmEST!  For transcripts of previous #SCCHATs, schedules for fut…

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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)

…sername. Jeff: Can you introduce yourself and tell a little bit about yourself and your current place as a school counselor? Megan: Greetings Readers!  My name is Megan Kelly and I am a professional school counselor. Originally I was trained and worked within the field of clinical psychology, however I experienced a change of heart after serving three years in Africa as a volunteer with the Peace Corps. I recently returned to sch…

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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]

…sloppy, disorganized, poorly spelled or awkwardly worded resume will leave a very bad impression and, unless the school has extraordinarily low standards, it will take you out of the running before you’ve even begun. So proofread your resume carefully, and just to be on the safe side, have someone you trust (and who knows spelling and grammar) look it over too. 3. Don’t lie or exaggerate.  Qualifications for being Professional School Counselo…

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School Counselor Shopping List: April – May 2014
Apr05

School Counselor Shopping List: April – May 2014

  Welcome to part two of the School Counselor Shopping List. Just a reminder that this type of post is a by-monthly series that highlights a few tried and tested tools that you may want to add to your shopping list – be it tech tools, apps, books, or plain old helpful office items – you may find it here. Always looking for suggestions as well so please email them or comment away! Tools: Safco Model 10-Pocket Magazine R…

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Ask The Geek: Tool Resources from the 2013 CASC Conference Table
Nov13

Ask The Geek: Tool Resources from the 2013 CASC Conference Table

…share interesting and applicable posts regarding counseling, education, technology, or higher education. SCOPE: School Counselors’ Online Professional Exchange By Dr. Erin Mason School Counselor Blog By Danielle Schultz From the Counselor’s Office By Darrell Sampson New School Counselor By Connie Ward School Counselor’s Chronicle By Allison This Counselor’s Journey Blogger Bin — Helpful tweaks and tips for mai…

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Back to School – Back to Connecting: A Linky Party
Jul30

Back to School – Back to Connecting: A Linky Party

…, many students do not understand the difference between doing homework and studying. Some will get work done at school and not go home and do anything related to school, then wonder why they fail their midterms… 1. My computer (specifically, things like Google Apps (email, docs, etc.). 2. My registrar (who has left me…but our new registrar should learn the ropes quickly) – she was my almost 2nd counselor and helped me treme…

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