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Summer, please stay for a while

It was exactly one year ago today that I posted my End of Year Report for 2014. It was also one year ago today that I shared that my fourth year as a Professional School Counselor was the hardest of my short career thus far. 209 more words

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National School Counseling Week 2015

It’s here! Our week is here! It’s National School Counseling Week! The week in which we do a little extra to advertise and highlight all that we do in our schools. 244 more words

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We are the keepers

After joining in a discussion thread about feeling misunderstood by classroom teachers and other staff, some of whom can be quite unsupportive and downright rude, I became inspired to write about it. 915 more words

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More Than a Minute: Welcoming New Students

One of my goals this year, inspired by this fantastic #escchat , is to introduce myself to the new students and reach out to new families as soon as we start school. 488 more words

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Hey, that is NOT our job

I’m fired up. I have been for a while. Prepare yourself for a rant.

I am so SICK of School Counselors being used for things they shouldn’t be. 934 more words

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But first, let me thank you for telling me

Sometimes I wonder if my students truly feel listened to, if their voices truly feel heard. In the bustling hallways, noisy lunchrooms, and busy classrooms, it can be challenging to listen to each student who wants my undivided attention. 872 more words

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The D-word

I’m here to talk about the D-word. DOCUMENTATION. School Counselors are tasked to figure out a way to document all kinds of things everyday – student meetings, classroom lessons, contact with parents, SST/IEP meetings, data collection, etc. 1,175 more words

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