Welcome!

Welcome!

Hello and welcome to The Counseling Geek – a blog for school counselors, academic advisors, program coordinators, and/or other employees of the educational system. This blog is for those who love utilizing technology to its fullest, would like to learn more about how to use technology in a very person-focused field, and for someone who has never used a computer for more than browsing the internet and sending email. I promise as I develop…

Welcome to the IMPROVED Counseling Geek Site

Welcome to the IMPROVED Counseling Geek Site

…After some heavy lifting, flexing of digital muscles, and a few headaches – I am pleased to bring you the new and refreshed site. I had been thinking about updating for a time now and planned on getting it done in the summer, but gave it a shot over my spring break. There will be updates, changes, and a few errors here and there – but hopefully it will provide you with a new and improved user experience….

The Way I Work: Erinn Murphy – Carbondale Community High School

The Way I Work: Erinn Murphy – Carbondale Community High School

Another The Way I Work Interview – Erinn Murphy   Welcome back to a newer feature on The Counseling Geek – The Way I Work (TWIW). In TWIW posts – you get to take a virtual tour of fellow school counselors’ offices and learn about how they make their world run. You can check out the first post where I kick it off with a post about my own office here. You can check out the first post where I kick it off with a post…

Home – The Counseling Geek

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Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

Marketing Myself and Being Prepared On Tuesday, I posted a video blog about the process I took (and a process you can take too!) to construct a digital professional portfolio. This week I have been busy constructing my interview kit and I wanted to share that with you as well. Looking at it, I feel like it is a lot – but I think will be well prepared to answer the questions and show evidence with the arsenal I bring with me…

School Counselor Shopping List: April – May 2014

School Counselor Shopping List: April – May 2014

Welcome to part two of the School Counselor Shopping List. Just a reminder that this type of post is a by-monthly series that highlights a few tried and tested tools that you may want to add to your shopping list – be it tech tools, apps, books, or plain old helpful office items – you may find it here. Always looking for suggestions as well so please email them or comment away! Tools: Safco Model 10-Pocket Magazine Rack, Black Onyx…

Public Speaking Tips for School Counselors: Tools for Totally Awesome School Counselor Presentations

Public Speaking Tips for School Counselors: Tools for Totally Awesome School Counselor Presentations

Welcome to the second chapter of the Public Speaking for School Counselors series. If you missed Chapter 1 – just click here to check out the tips from the first installation of this series to frame the content of this post. 3 out of 4 Americans fear public speaking (some more than spiders, heights, and even fear of death) and I know many school counselors share that fear. School counselors at all levels will be required to prepare and…

The Way I Work: Jeff Ream – The Counseling Geek

The Way I Work: Jeff Ream – The Counseling Geek

Welcome to a new feature on TCG   I want to introduce you to a new recurring feature I plan on bringing to the blog. I am calling it “The Way I Work” and I plan to interview school counselors around the country and feature one every month or so. The focus of the interview is all about how they work, what gets them through their day and actually taking a look at their offices. I thought it would be only appropriate to model it…

The School Counselor Shop

A percentage of all profits goes to support the School Counselor Community Scholarship   School Counselor Clothing [product_categories ids=”381, 369, 362, 364, 367, 363, 357, 361, 368, 373, 374, 379, 380,388″] We recently released some school counselor hats – grab one of these hot new items to spice up your wardrobe. Take 10% off your order! For a limited time only, as a welcome to the new store – take 10% off your…

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