Category Archives for "Career Development"

November 8, 2020

College and Career Readiness in a Pandemic

College and Career Readiness in a Pandemic

How do you address College and Career Readiness in a pandemic? It is definitely a challenge. November is National Career Development Month, which is the perfect time to offer school counseling resources that address future planning. Though it may look different, we can provide students the necessary tools to be prepared for the future. Here […]

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November 30, 2018

Favorite Career Development Resources

Career development resources for elementary school.

How do you introduce and explore careers with students? Do you have some favorite career development resources you use every year? Counselor Keri and Mrs. Bell The Crafty Counselor share their go to resources below. Keep reading! Exploring Careers I like to teach career as a self-exploration unit so that students can first identify their […]

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October 17, 2018

College and Career Activities for Middle School

Discovering interests, exploring careers, and learning about colleges are ways to help middle school students become college and career ready.

Middle school students are my favorite! All that energy and enthusiasm. They are like sponges, just soaking up new ideas and wanting to know more! According to recent research, middle school is the prime time to promote college and career readiness. Getting students to envision their lives five or ten years down the road is […]

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July 20, 2018

School Counselor Summer Reading

School counselor summer reading list to help school counselors catch up on great reads that will help them professionally. Check out books on cultural responsive practice, data, and social emotional learning.

Summer is the perfect time to get in the reading you have been meaning to do all year. What’s on your school counselor summer reading list? Three Confident Counselors share what is on their lists. Affiliate links are included in this post. That means if you purchase anything we have recommended in this post, we […]

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November 29, 2017

School Counselors and Career Development

Career Development and school counselors

Kids get excited about discussing future plans. Talking about what they want to be is very motivating and helps students see real world connections. If you’re like me, there are so many career development resources available, it can be overwhelming. I want to engage students in career development activities that are fun, interactive, and purposeful. […]

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