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

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

…t on your list and why? “Right now, my department could really use some creativity. I have initiative, one counselor is very organized and ethical, and the third counselor is a fountain of patience and passion. I feel that our department could definitely use some creativity and artistic sensitivity.” - Jeremy Goldman, School Counseling Department Chair, High School, Pikesville High School, Baltimore County Public Schools “Being…

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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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School Counselor Tech Tools: Learnerator and minutes.io
May17

School Counselor Tech Tools: Learnerator and minutes.io

…one for you! Learnerator.com The first tool that I want to highlight for you may come a little late for you high school counselors this year, but a good time to get it setup for the next. Learnerator is a website and AP Test study aid that my students have really enjoyed. I have heard pretty good reviews from students and teachers regarding the usefulness and I know it is pretty inexpensive for a school to get for all AP students. A few weeks ago…

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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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SC|CS 2015 – School Counselor Community Scholarship 2015 Fundraiser
Aug06

SC|CS 2015 – School Counselor Community Scholarship 2015 Fundraiser

The American School Counselor Association national conference brings 3,000 school counselors together to attend hundreds of sessions on topics from college readiness to suicide prevention and is the best professional development in the year. Sadly, many counselors do not get funding from their schools to attend this vital conference and pay out-of-pocket to attend each year because they see it as an important investment. In 2011, Jeff “Th…

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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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