Category: Promoting Your School Counseling Program

Make Your Own App!

I was thinking of having students use technology more this coming school year.  I have 3 laptops in my office along with my ipad.  I know that’s not a lot of computers, but it’s more than I had last year.  The idea of having them create an app was appealing

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My 1st Newsletter To Faculty!

I put together newsletters for each marking period to send home to parents, but I have yet to send anything to my colleagues that I work with.  I am not sure why this is the case. Granted I meet with each team once a week, but usually we are so

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Join In The Haiku Deck Link Up!

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. 

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Smore Linky Party

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

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My new advertisement for our Giving Tree Program

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

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Handouts. . .A School Counselor’s Best Friend

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,

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College Spotlight updated for 2013-2014

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

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Schedules Are Printed, So Now What?

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

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Winding Down The School Year

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

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