Join ASCA for a conversation with our Ethics Committee chair, Carolyn Stone, Ed.D. Dr. Stone discusses confidentiality issues and how to navigate the process when an administrator asks for confidential information about students, what to do it subpoenaed and how to practice as an ethical school counselor every day.
Manzo Elementary School counselor Moses Thompson shares what it takes to build and maintain a community garden at a school – and how it can be fertile ground for a school counseling program.
Join 2012 School Counselor of the Year finalist Anne Ogilvy and Jill Cook, ASCA assistant director, for a conversation about Anne’s career as an elementary school counselor and programs that have been successful at her school including the WATCH DOGS program and the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program.
Join ASCA’s executive director Kwok-Sze Wong, Ed.D., for a conversation with Stacey Bess, an ASCA Annual Conference keynote speaker. Bessy offers insights from her experiences teaching homeless children at The School with No Name. By modeling and showing courage, self-worth and love, Stacey discovered that all children are reachable and teachable.
Join ASCA’s Executive Director, Dr. Richard Wong, and award-winning education advocate, Jamie Vollmer, as they talk about The Great Conversation, a public engagement strategy that improves the community understanding of the challenges facing students and today’s schools and improves community trust in the educational system to make the necessary changes so all students can be successful. Hear more from Jamie Vollmer at the ASCA Annual Conference, June 23–26, 2012, Minneapolis, Minn.
A conversation with Shelley Klaas, a counselor at Neil Armstrong Elementary School in Bettendorf, Iowa. Klaas has been a school counselor for 27 years and was a finalist for the 2012 ASCA School Counselor of the Year. Klaas and Jill Cook, ASCA assistant director, discuss some of the innovative programs Klaas has been involved in over the years, including Backpacks for Snacks, the community review team and the certified assistance dog program.
Andre Norman is an inspirational speaker specializing in motivation and leadership. His perseverance helped him survive an abusive father, illiteracy, gangs and prison. He now spends his time working with schools, teachers, parents, communities and students and all those who are struggling to overcome challenges. Learn more about his journey, and come participate in his featured pre-conference workshop at the ASCA Annual Conference (www.schoolcounselor.org/minneapolis) on June 23, 2012 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Nicole Pfleger, 2012 School Counselor of the Year, chats with ASCA executive director Kwok-Sze Richard Wong, Ed.D.
The 2012 School Counselor of the Year, Nicole Pfleger, is interviewed on Education Talk Radio.
ASCA’s Executive Director, Richard Wong, talks to Cheri Sterman the Director of Content and Consumer Relationships at Crayola about the importance of developing creativity and the creative instinct in students so they can be successful in the 21st century not only in work but in life.