Category Archives for "Setting Goals"

June 22, 2018

Tips for Presenting Guidance Data to Staff

Presenting guidance lesson data to teachers and administration is a great way for school counselors to share the effectiveness of their counseling programs.

Presenting guidance data is a great way to help your school understand what your program does, the impact you have had, and where you intend to grow. It can be a bit overwhelming, so Kate from EduKate & Inspire breaks down how she shares data with teachers using Google forms. Sharing Data with Google Forms […]

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January 15, 2018

Setting Goals for All Students Using Scaffolding

It is essential at the high school level to go beyon a one size fits all model for goal setting and differentiate and scaffold so all students have an opportunity to set goals that work for them.

The start of the new year is the ideal time to reflect and begin setting goals for the remainder of the school year. These can be goals for professional growth, counseling or advisory groups, individual counseling treatment plans, or suggestions you have received from your principal, teachers, or colleagues.   For years, I have worked […]

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December 6, 2017

Ready, Set, Second Semester: Make a Plan

It’s time to get ready for 2nd semester! Wait, you say, the 1st semester isn’t even over yet?! Exactly! In order to hit the ground running after winter break, it’s time to crunch some data and create a plan for your 2nd semester so that you are supporting the right students in the right way. […]

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September 8, 2017

Conversations: How Do You Plan and Stay Organized?

Counselors who plan and stay organized found the key to being a counselor who looks and feels confident. I always love hearing new tips and tricks from other counselors. Check out these gems from The Sunny Sunshine Student Support Store, Little Miss Counselor, and Mrs Bell The Crafty Counselor. How do you plan and stay organized as a school […]

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September 1, 2017

Conversations: Do You Set Program Goals for the Year?

We set and work on goals with our students. We should do the same for ourselves and our school counseling programs. Check out how Stephanie from Bilingual Learner, Tobin from Counselor Corner, and Leah from School Counseling is Magical set program goals as school counselors.   Do you set program goals for the year? Confident CounselorsWe are […]

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January 3, 2017

Confident Counselors’ Resolutions

There is something magical about the way a new year can feel like a clean slate. In schools, we are pretty lucky because we get this clean slate twice a year. As we head back to school this week, we are working on resolutions, not just our students, but for ourselves. What are your personal and professional resolutions for the new […]

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January 3, 2017

Tips for Setting Goals with Students

As counselors, we are constantly trying to help students make progress academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally. We know how necessary it is to use effective techniques to help students set goals, break them into manageable tasks, and track those goals. Here are a few tips and resources that may be helpful as we begin 2017. Confident CounselorsWe […]

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