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

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

5 top tips for first time ASCA attendees Last year, for #ASCA14 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…

ASCA Specialist Certificate Programs: A Review

ASCA Specialist Certificate Programs: A Review

…istrict. This also goes into Policy Governance, which is very important to ASCA and many other state school counselor boards. At CASC – it lined up nicely with our discussion about adopting a more Policy Governance approach. Overall Thoughts This program is a quality dive into the importance of school counselors acting as leaders in our districts, but also on state and national levels. It helped me learn about Policy Governance and how to in…

#ASCA14 – ASCA Tips for the Noob

#ASCA14 – ASCA Tips for the Noob

…Danielle Schultz at www.scope4scs.org is linked to here. While at home or ASCA this year, to follow the happenings, there are two key hashtags: #ASCA14 and #scchat. Both of these will hit trending status during the several days on Twitter and be ready to get educated! Don’t worry 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…

ASCA 2013 in Philly and Summer Vacation!

ASCA 2013 in Philly and Summer Vacation!

…we are headed to Europe to visit family and friends for a month following ASCA 13. While abroad, I will be trying to disconnect as much as possible (you may see a tweet or two from me…), but do not fret – I will be back with a review and recap of ASCA 13 in August. Take care of yourself over summer and enjoy. See you in Philly or in the fall. Ciao! Z8WJBWWW2M7E The blog author, Jeffrey Ream M.S, PPS, writes for The Counseling Geek. Co…

ASCA 2013 and My July Recap

ASCA 2013 and My July Recap

…ard to meeting many of the new bloggers/twitterers that jumped on board at ASCA 2013 in Orlando next summer. I will leave off my ASCA re-cap at this point.  TCG – Where have you been?? Immediately following ASCA 13, my wife and I took a nice and needed vacation. We headed to Europe to travel and got back yesterday evening. We made stops in Lisbon, Northern Italy, Oslo, Belfast, Dublin, and Boston. It was very neat to see the history, ex…

The Counseling Geek Interview Series: Megan Kelly (@megan_m_kelly)

The Counseling Geek Interview Series: Megan Kelly (@megan_m_kelly)

…portant for interns or new school counselors to try to attend the national ASCA conferences? M: The ASCA National Conference offers top-notch workshops by leaders in the school counseling field. Interns and new school counselors are the future of the profession and, outside of their graduate education, there is no better place for them to learn best practices and gain inspiration for their own work as school counselors. In addition to feeling a li…

Mission Scholarship – Support Me Sending School Counselors to ASCA 2014

Mission Scholarship – Support Me Sending School Counselors to ASCA 2014

…ng 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 your trip out of pocket – but newer counselors and graduate students typically do not have as much availability to attend the great professional development opportunities that ASCA provides at the yearly con…

FREE MONEY! ASCA 2014 Scholarship Information [Lapsed]

FREE MONEY! ASCA 2014 Scholarship Information [Lapsed]

…ment, the prize will be awarded to the next winner. The winner must attend ASCA 2014 or sign up for the live streamed event (amount will be adjusted to registration cost of full live stream event if that option is selected). If you win and are not able to go, it is your duty to inform Jeff and/or send the funds back so he can pass them along to someone who can attend. It is requested that a quick note of thanks be provided following ASCA 14 so tha…

Save The Date: Fiery School Counseling Presentations – Going from blah to blazing – ASCA 2015

Save The Date: Fiery School Counseling Presentations – Going from blah to blazing – ASCA 2015

…e topic of School Counselor Presentations and classroom guidance skills. We hope you will add our session to your list of great breakouts and we can help you take your presentations from blah to blazing! Need some help getting to ASCA 2015? Don’t forget that the School Counselor Community Scholarship 2015 is running until Feb. 14th. Apply now and selected recipients will receive up to $350 to cover the ASCA registration fee (or fee at their…