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

Fundraising Update: Thank you to our supporters so far!

…aise over $1000. Please do share this opportunity to give back to your professional community. Thank you to our supporters thus far! Hobsons the maker of Naviance was eager to support counselors and jumped right in with a generous donation and is a Platinum Sponsor of this fundraising effort. More to come about some of their services in future posts. Special thank you to Dan Obregon (@dobregon) at Hobsons for making this happen. —̵…

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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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ANFSCD: Moment of Self Reflection
Nov04

ANFSCD: Moment of Self Reflection

…espond 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 conn…

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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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Supporting Fellow Bloggers – Why I Click Banners
Jul21

Supporting Fellow Bloggers – Why I Click Banners

…using. These ads look like this:  Supporting your favorite blogs and websites is easy! While those links are there for you to choose to use or not (I cannot ask you to click my links) – I tend to click (and disable adblockers) on banners for fellow bloggers, sites, or organizations I support because I want to say thank you for their services in a monetary way tha…

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Follow-Up: My Interview Kit
Jul12

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

…e. 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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School Counselor Shopping List – February/March 2014
Feb23

School Counselor Shopping List – February/March 2014

Hello 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…

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FREE MONEY! ASCA 2014 Scholarship Information [Lapsed]
Feb01

FREE MONEY! ASCA 2014 Scholarship Information [Lapsed]

You did not misread it – it is that time of the year. I am proud to announce the opening of the 2014 ASCA School Counseling Community Scholarship. Thanks to generous donations from companies like Hobsons and Universal Technical Institute in addition to donations from counselor colleagues (thanks to Erin Mason, Franciene Sabens, Matthew Meyers, Darrel Sampson, Cynthia Morton, & several other donors who wish to remain anonymous) –…

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