Category Archives for "Professional Development"
Have you noticed an increase in your screen time? With our new reality, we are more reliant on virtual resources than ever. Here are 3 online communities for school counselors you should be following on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter right now. 1. Your State School Counseling Organization These organizations are local affiliated charters of ASCA […]Continue reading
Social emotional learning in academic instruction is having its moment. While counselors have been supporting the whole child and taking a deep look at noncognitive skills, the bandwagon has now officially been joined. If not, here are some ways to increase buy-in. What a great time to be a counselor! In my state, schools are […]Continue reading
When school counselors start the year, a lot of misconceptions can exist about their role. Our role has evolved greatly over time. Everyone has an idea of what the school counselor does, and it is so often wrong. Check out these tips for establishing clear communication about your role, changing expectations, and connecting with students […]Continue reading
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 will […]Continue reading
Finding school counselor professional development can be incredibly challenging. Often our districts are thinking about teachers primarily, and we are on our own to find good PD. Vanessa from School Counseling Confessions wrote a great post about pursuing National Board Certification and pursuing other sources of school counselor professional development. Confident CounselorsWe are a group […]Continue reading
Get Ready for 2018! Maybe some of you wish 2017 could last a little bit longer and others are thankful that 2018 is almost here. Either way, the pressures of starting something new has hit, so let me ask you – what are your school counseling professional goals for 2018? Professional Goals for a […]Continue reading