We continue this month's theme on "Why I Became a School Counselor" with stories from three counselors early in their careers.
Sometimes it's helpful to reconnect with our "why" -- it can keep us going when things get tough. In this week's episode, a high school counselor, elementary counselor, and former middle school counselor from different parts of the country recount the reasons why they became school counselors.
If you're the only counselor for nearly 500 students in grades 6 through 12 like Chastity Sward, you HAVE to have a good sense of humor. If laughter is the best medicine, this podcast is contagious.
California School Counselor Lezya Weglarz helps us celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with a story about the power of a small gesture and how parent involvement means different things to different cultures.
Being very pregnant in a small room filled with teenagers creates an interesting encounter, and foretells Mary Pouch's dream job helping students explore careers.
What is the connection between battleships, bitmojis and the importance of good spelling skills? Find out in this humorous story from South Dakota School Counseling and Career Development Specialist Andrea Diehm.
Developing deep connections with students doesn’t have to stop as schools, teachers, and counselors go virtual. Discover how it can actually work in your favor as high school Director of Guidance Aimee Portteus explains in this week’s podcast. We would…
Starting school presents a new set of challenges for counselors this year. But with resilience and humor, elementary school counselor Laura Samide is not only surviving, she has a unique insight on who really needs our help the most. Learn…
Trudi Wolfe shares two strategies she uses to keep from getting discouraged as a school counselor: planting seeds and gathering treasures.
As a new high school counselor, Jordan Steiner got involved with a student activity before he even knew how to get around the building. Along the way, he learned how strong his students were, how much they could contribute to…