Category: Promoting Your School Counseling Program
Technology is a must for school counselors. Everyday I try to learn something new. I am eager to expand my knowledge of technology because I really believe in the philosophy of working smarter, not harder. With so many new programs out there, there are lots of new things to try.
Francience Sabens from School Counselor Space blog has put together this smore Linky Party. If you haven’t heard of smore or used it now is your chance. Basically, smore is an online flyer program that can be used as an an effective and efficient way for schools to share announcements, events, and
I just had to share this video. It’s only 35 seconds, but I thought it was a sweet way to promote the Giving Tree Program with parents. Each year I send out an email asking parents for help. This will go with tomorrow’s email. What do you think? I made
Yesterday and today are Parent Teacher Conferences. Some teachers can dread the extra long days (and nights), but I welcome the opportunity to share with families what I do and how I can help.I have my videos ready, but I also have my brochures. I know when I attend meetings,
I have been asked what are my favorite apps to use, and I have often shared that I love the app fotovidia. Fotovidia is a great app to help build a slideshow. Not only is it incredibly easy, but it takes little time to put together a slideshow.
Friday I had my first Coffee With The Counselor. Although it wasn’t as well attended as I would have like it have been, the parents I had were eager to talk about how to help organize their children at home. The 7 Habits of Highly Successful Teens by
One thing that I wanted to work on this year was a new bulletin board for my College Spotlight. Highlighting a specific college each month is part of my plan to make sure that all our kids are “Career and College Ready” before they graduate from high school. Last year’s board was
I am reprinting this from my friend Kevin Kelly. He wrote this for his blog, School Psychologist Waypost, and I thought it was an awesome write up, so I asked Kevin if I could post this to my blog and he said, “sure”, so here it is. New to Twitter? A social media tool
Yeah! We hit the print button today and 360 schedules rolled across the printer. I have worked 18 days this summer so far and I still have 2 to go. Most years I am still working on the final touches of the master schedule. Tweeking study halls, making sure all
School’s over for summer, but there is still plenty to do. Although I get a vacation, I still work 20+ days during the summer months. Most of the time is sent working on next year’s schedule, but there are days to close up this school year. Yesterday I spent my