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

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

Looking for a new position (or your first position)? – check out the advice of school counselors around the US As we enter the long awaited, for current counselors, Spring time — or the dreaded and anxiety inspiring time frame for those looking for work — I decided that I would revamp some of the Interviewing Interviews from the past. Instead of interviewing one person – I reached out to many of my contacts around the cou…

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School Counselor Shopping List – February/March 2014
Feb23

School Counselor Shopping List – February/March 2014

…lo 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 (or wi…

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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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Speaking
Sep09

Speaking

Looking for a breakout or keynote speaker? I love to work with state school counselor associations, school districts, departments of education, and others to  create engaging, knowledgable, and relevant presentations to school counselors, counselor educators, district and state administrators, and other stakeholders. I enjoy public speaking and getting to meet a lot of new contacts through the experience, while sharing some of my knowledge. If y…

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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)

…ername. 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 scho…

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School Counselor Shopping List – September/October Edition
Oct03

School Counselor Shopping List – September/October Edition

Welcome to the fall shopping list for Professional School Counselors. If you are new to this (roughly) bi-monthly feature – please check out the past editions of the School Counselor Shopping List for other school counselor tested and approved items, resources, books, and other goodies. I hope you enjoy this fall edition and check out a few things that may help your programs to grow.   Amazon Kindle App for Android (and Apple…boooo):…

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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]

…g us!), the job market is still pretty challenging, particularly for those seeking a position as a Professional School Counselor. But don’t let that discourage you; there are things you can do to make your job search easier. Equally as important, there are things you can avoid doing. One important factor in your success is the way you present yourself on your resume (or curriculum vitae, as appropriate). As noted before on this blog, making yo…

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