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Check out The School Counselor Shop on Etsy to browse many different catchy and cute designs for shirts, mugs, office pillows, hats, beanies and more! Each sale also helps support The School Counselor Community Scholarship program.

My shop is also available (often at lower prices) on my own website at www.schoolcounselorshop.com

ASCA 2018 Presentation – Make Your School Counseling Program POP with PR and Marketing

ASCA 2018 Presentation – Make Your School Counseling Program POP with PR and Marketing

I am all for open source and when possible – I make my resources free. I had the opportunity to present with Franciene Sabens at the 2018 American School Counselor Association conference in July 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. We presented on using marketing tools and techniques in the school counseling profession. While the slide deck doesn’t capture everything we covered – it does have some great links and you can get a feel for the presentation.

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Shared Resources: #ASCA18 Shared Session Notes Folder

Shared Resources: #ASCA18 Shared Session Notes Folder

I’d like to collect notes from the conference to put onto one big shared file. If you are interested and able to – please share your notes with me via email at thegeek@thecounselinggeek.com – Super bonus points if you do so on Google Drive but I’ll take anything and make it work. Send as you make them or at the end.

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How to Manage Your School Counseling Appointments 2.0

How to Manage Your School Counseling Appointments 2.0

I've made some changes. I have long been a proponent and avid user of online scheduling tools in my school counseling practice. For years, I've used ScheduleOnce as my go to scheduling tool. If you want to learn more about my experience with ScheduleOnce, please click...

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Using Canva in your School Counseling Program

Using Canva in your School Counseling Program

Why do I need to worry about graphic design?

School counselors have a lot to offer. Our core curriculum, sharing of data with stake holders, promoting opportunities to students and parents and so much more. We offer so much that it keeps is up to our necks in busy. It’s hard to justify spending time learning and creating interesting graphics to support our efforts and that is understandable. Stick with me today and I hope to show you that spending a little time on your public image and outreach is actually something that is essential to your full success and professionalism.

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National School Counseling Week Gift Ideas for School Counselor Super Heroes

National School Counseling Week Gift Ideas for School Counselor Super Heroes

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 the celebrations happening around the country via social media using the #NSCW18 (or the two numbers of the current year at the end)

Don’t let their hard work go unnoticed. A kind word, a coffee, some cookies are always nice. There are also nice things that you can buy that not only help us know you support us but also allow us to support our profession! Check out some great shopping ideas for your school counselors below to help celebrate National School Counseling Week.

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