Building Safe School Communities: Our Circle of Care

Building Safe School Communities: Our Circle of Care

Collaborating for the Common Good Recently, a post on a Facebook group I belong to asked about how school counselors collaborate with others in their department or cross-departmentally to support students. I realized that I have yet to share something that we do at my school site that has been such an awesome experience and has helped a vast number of students. Whether you are siloed as a single counselor at your site or have a team of ten…

Support School Counselors: The Great SC|CS Coffee Challenge

Support School Counselors: The Great SC|CS Coffee Challenge

Here is an easy way to give back during ASCA 2017! For the last five years, the School Counselor Community Scholarship has facilitated the collection of donations (over $8,000 so far) and distribution of those donations to over 26 worthy recipients as of 2017. This scholarship is possible due to the outpouring of support from the community of school counselors and like-minded businesses. The American School Counselor Association National…

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Welcome to The Counseling Geek Your place for all things school counseling, 21st Century tech and more! Donate to SC|CS 2019Shop at The School Counselor Shop ; Let's get shopping! How to Manage Your School Counseling Appointments 2.0 Mar 26, 2018 | 0 Comments...
10 Insanely Easy Ways to Infuse Technology in Your School Counseling Program

10 Insanely Easy Ways to Infuse Technology in Your School Counseling Program

…Learn about 10 insanely easy ways to start infusing technology within your active school counseling program. This is not starting a fad diet, telling you to stop what you are doing that works or that you have to give up your paper and pencil calendar cold turkey. Each of these tips can be taken and started where ever your comfort level lies on the technology continuum….

National School Counseling Week Gift Ideas for School Counselor Super Heroes

National School Counseling Week Gift Ideas for School Counselor Super Heroes

National School Counseling Week Is Coming Principals, supervisors, and co-workers – it’s time to shop for those sometimes overlooked but all too important people in your office – the school counselors! The first full week of February is our yearly celebration of the profession and is used as an opportunity to support and promote the role of the school counselor. We call it National School Counseling Week. You can check out…

Mission Scholarship – Support Me Sending School Counselors to ASCA 2014

Mission Scholarship – Support Me Sending School Counselors to ASCA 2014

Last year you helped me raise enough money to help send Megan Kelly to ASCA 2013 in Philadelphia, PA by helping her with the registration consts and you can read about her experience here. This year, I am upping the ante – I want to raise enough funds to send two counselors to ASCA 2014 in Orlando, FL. That means my goal is to reach at least $700 by January 31 ($349 per registration for ASCA members). I know that many of you pay for for…

Fundraising Update: Thank you to our supporters so far!

Fundraising Update: Thank you to our supporters so far!

Update and recognizing donors thus far… I wanted to give the readers an update about the scholarship fundraising efforts. The counseling community has responded and have donated to support the effort of sending counselors to one of the best professional growth opportunities each year – the ASCA National Conference. At the time of this writing, we are 95% ($30 short of goal) to the goal of $700. I propose to raise that goal to $1050…

ANFSCD: Moment of Self Reflection

ANFSCD: Moment of Self Reflection

I learned something new about myself last week… I thought I would take a few minutes and self-reflect and share some thoughts with you that may help you at some point. Background: Last week we had a middle school student pass away unexpectedly in a pretty unclear circumstance. Details are still not released officially and we are not sure if they will be, but needless to say it was devastating to our two school sites. The…

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