Fundraising Update: Thank you to our supporters so far!

Fundraising Update: Thank you to our supporters so far!

…us far… I wanted to give the readers 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 &#8…

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 here to read that blog post. I still love ScheduleOnce, but I have needed to make a few changes within the school counseling office (which I will explain below) that re…

What’s in a name? Why the title of school counselor matters.

What’s in a name? Why the title of school counselor matters.

…will pay more for it. The winery will then sell the excess off as another label or to another company to bottle it under their label (as TJ’s does). You may say that you actually LIKE the cheaper wine (if you’ve ever been to a blind wine tasting – you know how that usually goes), but from a marketing and branding perspective – if there are a few TJ’s selling a $50 label for $15 – it diminishes not only the dema…

Efficient Educators: Using autoCrat to take the tedium out of school counseling and teaching

Efficient Educators: Using autoCrat to take the tedium out of school counseling and teaching

…I like to spend time teaching you new tech tools but also help you, school counselors and educators, use your time, expertise and energy efficiently. This video will help you learn how to use 100% free tools in Google Drive with Forms, Sheets, Docs and an Add-In called AutoCrat to create self-filling forms that can automatically share PDF copies with a set group of people to make for easy print outs, filing and more….

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SC|CS 2015 Winners Announced – School Counselors heading to ASCA 2015 in Phoenix

SC|CS 2015 Winners Announced – School Counselors heading to ASCA 2015 in Phoenix

…hool Counselor Community Scholarship Winners Starting in the fall of 2014, fundraising was started by Carol Miller and Jeff Ream to support the third annual School Counselor Community Scholarship (SC|CS 15) – a scholarship for school counselors by school counselors. The scholarship goes towards supporting counselors by paying for the registration cost of the American School Counselor Association national conference each year. We set a goal o…

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

…abel 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 always bring my schnazzy note pad to tak…

Help Me – Help You!

Fundraising For You! Update (7/30): We have raised $290 (as of 7/30/12) with $2610 to go to reach my goal. Remember, that all funds go towards YOU — the counselors/educators. If we reach the goal, we fund a Pro-D workshop for a district — if we fall short, we fund registrations for ASCA 2013 in Philadelphia. Please share and consider donating if you are able. I decided I wanted to make a BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal). I want to off…

2014-2015 Counseling Geek Financial Year In Review

2014-2015 Counseling Geek Financial Year In Review

…Item/Service Cost Webhosting $78.40 Elegant themes premium WP theme $89.00 Fundraising Plugin $19.00 Google Apps & Domain Registration $12.00 Giveaways and misc. $11.30 Total Expenses $209.70 What’s coming in? The table below will show the income from advertising and affiliate networking: Income Source Amount Amazon Affiliate Links $70.59 Other Advertising $75.00 Total Income $145.59   Total net for July 2014 – May 2015 is a l…