Category Archives for "Office & Organization"

August 22, 2019

How do you balance working at multiple schools?

school counselors at multiple schools

Being a school counselor is a difficult job. Add in being split between different buildings and we really will need that fairy dust everyone thinks we have. It takes some clear communication, organization, and simplicity. Check out these tips from Counselor Keri and CounselorChelsey.Clear Communication & ExpectationsWhen I first moved to Hawaii, I was assigned […]

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December 12, 2018

Time Savers for School Counselors

Save time as a school counselor by standardizing repeated tasks, batching, and maintaining your schedule. Check out these time savers for school counselors.

School counselors are pulled in lots of different directions. There is always a crisis on a Friday afternoon. How do you maximize your time with students and minimize time spent on less necessary tasks? Check out ways to create routines, prepare ahead of time, and stick to your schedule. Create Routines and Batch TasksMy biggest time […]

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September 21, 2018

Creative School Counseling Bulletin Boards

Do you put up school counseling bulletin boards? Do you have boards on growth mindset, friendship, or your school motto? Let's share ideas for bulletin boards!

I love seeing creative, engaging, and interactive school counseling bulletin boards. There are so many great ideas. Check out some Confident Counselors favorites and share your favorite school counseling bulletin boards on Instagram using the hashtag #confidentcounselorsbulletinboards. Interactive and All YearI think the best bulletin boards are the ones you can leave up all year […]

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September 4, 2018

Creating a Calm Corner In Your Counseling Office

creating a calming corner in your counseling office

If you have space, a calm corner is a great addition to your counseling office. It provides a safe place where students can practice calming strategies and improve self-regulation. You also get to provide more support and instruction than might be possible in a classroom.Make It CozyThe calm corner should be comfortable and soothing. Pillows, […]

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July 16, 2018

School Counselor Planners for Staying Organized

As a school counselor, being organized and efficient can make your days run smoothly and your program run stronger. School counselor planners designed specifically for you will make it easier to maintain a comprehensive school counseling program. We asked a few of our Confident Counselors to share their planning tips and planner recommendations. Check out […]

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