Join Jill Cook, ASCA assistant director, and Christy Clapper, a lead RAMP reviewer, for a conversation about how comprehensive school counseling, the ASCA National Model and RAMP have had an impact on Quaker Valley School District.
A conversation with Rachel Simmons about her books, Odd Girl Out, Odd Girl Speaks Out and The Curse of the Good Girl and the prevalence of bullying and relational aggression and what school counselors and all adults can do to model appropriate behavior.
Join ASCA’s executive director, Richard Wong, Ed.D., as he talks to celebrity chef Jeff Henderson about his journey from prison to some of the finest kitchens in the country and about his passion for helping young people find their purpose in life.
Jill Cook, ASCA assistant director, speaks with new author Tim Federle. Tim’s debut novel, "Better Nate Than Ever," is about a small-town kid who crashes an audition for "E.T.: The Musical" and is published by Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers. Tim talks about his journey from dancer to author and how his high school counselor helped him out along the way.
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.
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...
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 21 century not only in work but in life.