Mission Scholarship – Support Me Sending School Counselors to ASCA 2014
Sep15

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 fo…

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Fundraising Update: Thank you to our supporters so far!
Oct06

Fundraising Update: Thank you to our supporters so far!

…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 after meeting the original goal – enough to fund at least 3 full schol…

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ANFSCD: Moment of Self Reflection
Nov04

ANFSCD: Moment of Self Reflection

…spond effectively. Luckily, our district and my fellow counselors/psychs descended on the two sites to provide support and there was an overwhelming amount of knowledge and skill between the two schools to help grieving students that I fell into more of a coordinator/administrator type role. I ensured that students were finding their way to designated rooms to get support, helped all the counselors/psychs access the things they needed, and conne…

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Supporting Fellow Bloggers – Why I Click Banners
Jul21

Supporting Fellow Bloggers – Why I Click Banners

…tools. I also try to invest in my readers through things like gathering and personally donating to scholarship support for things like ASCA. Because of this – I have added some Amazon Affiliate ads to a few areas of the site. These ads are based on referrals. You click on one to go to Amazon and my code gets tied to any purchase you make while there and I get a small percentage of that purchase for referring the business – usually ab…

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

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

…20;I wish you were my counselor,” I know I am doing something right and need to find ways to motivate and support my colleagues.” – Jeremy Goldman “14 years ago, it would have been college advisement/techniques for students to choose the right college/post-secondary training.” – Anna Purcell What does a well prepared candidate look like to you? What are the key items in an application/interview packet that you…

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Follow-Up: My Interview Kit
Jul12

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

…. I also used Avery’s website label developer to integrate the background from my portfolio onto the disc label. I printed address labels with the title of the disc and my contact info to put on the jacket. I am pretty happy with the turn out. 3. Letters of Recommendation: I included the standard three letters in all of the packets so they could reference them if needed or see further evidence that supports my candidacy. 4. My Notepad: I…

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Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Sprucing It Up
Aug25

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Sprucing It Up

…ority of those will have similar themes as well. One way to set yourself apart and also gain some nice features/support is to use a custom theme. For my blog, I went with the theme group ElegantThemes.com – which I used Erin Mason’s judgment and outcome when she used it for SCOPE. With ElegantThemes, you can choose to buy individual themes or buy access to all the themes and plugins ($69 for 89 themes at the time of writing), which is…

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

SC|CS 2015 – School Counselor Community Scholarship 2015 Fundraiser

…SCA 2015. At the very least – share this information with your friends and colleagues. Business/Corporate Support We are always looking to partner with like-minded business partners. Last year we had the support of Hobsons (the makers of Naviance) and Universal Technical Institute. I would like to invite your company to help sponsor a counselor (or three) registration for the 2015 ASCA Conference. Any business who pledges at least one regis…

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