School Counselor Shopping List – Social and Restorative Justice Library Books & Curriculum (1 of 2)
Feb06

School Counselor Shopping List – Social and Restorative Justice Library Books & Curriculum (1 of 2)

Save time and get some great books from my list! Social and restorative justice, mental health, girls/boys curriculum, and activity books galore! Earlier this fall – the school counselors in TTUSD were lucky enough to each be awarded a $600 grant from the Excellence in Education Foundation. This grant was to be used to help build a social and restorative justice library to use with students who get in trouble and hopefully help them learn…

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School Counselor Shopping List – Social and Restorative Justice Library Books & Curriculum (2 of 2)
Feb14

School Counselor Shopping List – Social and Restorative Justice Library Books & Curriculum (2 of 2)

Save time and get some great books from my list! Social and restorative justice, mental health, girls/boys curriculum, and activity books galore! Earlier this fall – the school counselors in TTUSD were lucky enough to each be awarded a $600 grant from the Excellence in Education Foundation. This grant was to be used to help build a social justice library to use with students who get in trouble and hopefully help them learn from their mista…

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#ASCA14 – ASCA Tips for the Noob
Jun19

#ASCA14 – ASCA Tips for the Noob

…ry though – these tweets stick around after the fact so you can refer back or catch up later.  Tip 3: Get Networking Networking at professional events is a super way to make new friends, create contacts across the country, and share thoughts or ideas with others. This is also one of the most nausea inducing parts of going to professional conferences. I too share some of the social phobias and actually dislike large crowds – but I also…

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5 (more) Top ASCA Tips for the Noob 2.0 – #ASCA15
May18

5 (more) Top ASCA Tips for the Noob 2.0 – #ASCA15

…A14 in Orlando, I wrote up some key ASCA tips for first timers. Some highlights include planning ahead, getting social with your fellow attendees, and using the time as a great networking event. The biggest tip is to be realistic – don’t take on too much. These tips continue to be only more relevant at this year’s ASCA 2015 in Phoenix. This year’s 5 Top ASCA Tips for the Noob 2.0 will build on those tips from last year to…

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#ASCA14 – Social Media TagBoard
Jun27

#ASCA14 – Social Media TagBoard

…CA14)? This is the place!  This embedded tagboard will keep you up to date with all of the latest Tweets, Facebook posts, and other social media mentions regarding #ASCA14 in Orlando, FL. Enjoy! Stay tuned for post #ASCA14 blog updates and reports after the first week in July! In the mean time, feel free to check out an ASCA 2014 Tips for Noobs article and the School Counselor Shopping List recurring monthly feature.        …

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ASCA 2013 in Philly and Summer Vacation!
Jun27

ASCA 2013 in Philly and Summer Vacation!

…iladelphia – on what will be the beginning of a great vacation. I will be attending ASCA 2013 and as many social/networking/blog/twitter events as I can in between all of the great sessions. I love to meet new people and learn, so if you are interested in meeting up to share ideas, talk shop, or just grab a beverage – shoot me an email or DM on Twitter! I will try to be pretty lively on Twitter/Facebook during ASCA and share the…

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Follow-Up: My Interview Kit
Jul12

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

…view (and the cost factor), I decided to go the CD route for my digital portfolio and ended up buying some labels and disc jackets for one district (with more people). I spent ~$12 on both the CD labels and disk jackets, but it creates a professional looking product. Imagine if you just wrote your name on the CD with a Sharpie. I also used Avery’s website label developer to integrate the background from my portfolio onto the disc label

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year Post
Dec29

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year Post

…ich I got!) turned into opportunities that have grown exponentially. I have been able to make many new friends, networking connections, and colleagues – plus access the best PLN I know of. Posts and social media activity have slowed some for me – with the fall being pretty busy at school and our new dog in the house. In 2014, I plan to improve resource posting through more video blogs, tech tools I have learned about in the last few m…

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