Wednesday, May 25, 2016

School Counselor: Dunbar High School

High School Counselor position. Close date is June 4th, 2016

Click here to learn more.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Books that Teach from The Corner on Character

Florida CAN announces College Ready Florida initiatives

Florida CAN announces College Ready Florida initiatives  

Schools, districts, communities can register now to host college access initiatives during 2016-17 school year
Tampa, FL – Florida College Access Network (Florida CAN) is pleased to announce the official launch of College Ready Florida, a suite of statewide initiatives
 designed to build a college-going culture and help all high school students—especially low-income students and those who are the first in their families to go to college—continue their educations beyond high school.

“Florida’s most valued resource is our students,” said Laurie Meggesin, Executive Director of Florida CAN.  “The College Ready Florida initiatives ensure our students have the knowledge, resources and support they need to plan and be successful in the postsecondary or career training that helps them reach their potential.”

Over the past year, in partnership with schools, districts and community organizations, Florida CAN successfully piloted three programs that aim to boost college-going rates for high school seniors:
Apply Yourself Florida (Florida College Application Week), part of the American College Application Campaign, aspires to position every graduating senior to apply to at least one postsecondary institution (2-year or 4-year college, certificate program, or vocational school). Schools and communities select any week during the month of October to coincide with the application deadlines for some universities.

Florida FAFSA Challenge strives to boost the number of Florida seniors completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which helps students qualify for financial aid like Pell Grants to pay for their college expenses. The challenge encourages all Florida schools and districts to set a FAFSA completion goal 5% higher than their rate of last year, or alternatively, set a goal that better fits their school’s unique circumstances. The next Florida FAFSA Challenge begins when the 2017-18 FAFSA application opens on October 1, 2016.

Florida College Decision Day, Florida’s adoption of the First Lady Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative’s College Signing Day, recognizes and celebrates high school seniors for their postsecondary plans and encourages all students to prepare early for college. Florida College Decision Day is held annually on or around May 1st to coincide with the date most seniors inform colleges of their plans to enroll.

Registration for Apply Yourself Florida
 and the Florida FAFSA Challenge
 is now open. To sign up or learn more, please visit the Florida Initiatives
 page of the Florida CAN website or contact Arianna Pineiro, Florida CAN’s Special Projects Coordinator at

A downloadable (.PDF) version of this press release can be found here

College Ready Florida is made possible thanks to the support of the Helios Education Foundation
 and Swift Family Foundation
About Florida College Access Network
The mission of the Florida College Access Network is to create and strengthen a statewide network that catalyzes and supports communities to improve college & career preparation, access, and completion for all students. Our Big Goal is to increase the percentage of Florida residents who hold a high-quality postsecondary degree or credential to 60% by the year 2025. For more information,

On campus counselor located at the Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) Collier campus.

We have a position in Naples FL on campus at FSW for a licensed counselor for the students. This is a 4 day per week position, Monday to Thursday, with full time, generous benefits. This is a wonderful opportunity to help students as they transition through their college experience.

EAP COUNSELOR (1-FT 32hrs/wk) 
Supervisor: Julia Corbett 

DUTIES: On campus counselor located at the Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) Collier campus. Conducts assessments, provide individual counseling to students, provide class presentations. Must be able to work independently. 

  • Must be a Florida licensed clinician-LMFT,LCSW OR LMHC. 
  • One year post license experience required. 
  • Must be able to learn and use EAP software (Premier) effectively. 
If you are interested, please contact Julia Corbett at 239-278-7435, or apply on-line at

Monday, May 23, 2016

Seeking two school counselors at the Stanford University Online High School

We are seeking two school counselors at the Stanford University Online High School, one to serve middle school students (grades 7-8) and one to work with high school students (grades 9-12).

Stanford OHS is an accredited, diploma-granting independent school serving students in grades 7-12. To learn more about our school, please visit

To view full job descriptions and to apply, go to the Stanford University Careers Website and search by Job Number:

Middle School Counselor/Advisor--Job Number 70996
Upper School Counselor--Job Number 71064

Note that although Stanford OHS is an online school, these positions require working on site on the Stanford University campus.
Greg Nuckols
OHS Upper School Counselor
Stanford Online High School
Stanford CA

Friday, May 20, 2016

Part-Time Program Coordinator

25 hours per week, $12.00 per hr. M-F, 11:00am – 4:00pm.
Duties include but are not limited to: phones, customer service, inventory
control, outreach, data entry, weekly reports, and computer. This position
requires attention to detail.

Dependable and reliable
Impeccable Customer Service Skills
Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent; AA degree or above
Two years or more office experience preferred
Previous teaching or training experience preferred, not required.
Knowledge of commonly-used business concepts, practices, and
Computer skills for report writing, document production and database
Microsoft programs, Excel, Access, Outlook, Publisher.
Ability to work with people who have a variety of communication needs
Reliable transportation and insurance
Light travel locally (Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Naples)

Please send resume to:

The Deaf & Hard of Hearing Center (DHHC) is a non-profit organization in southwest Florida that provides Sign Language Interpreting Services, FTRI Telephone Equipment Loans, Community Education, Advocacy, Family Services, Job Assistance, and Information/Referral Services and more. 

Mental Health Month Fair and Open House

May 20, 2016 | 3:00 - 5:30 p.m.
DLC Main Campus |  6075 Bathey Lane
Health and Wellness Demonstrations | Campus Tours
Brief Signs and Symptoms Presentations | Mental Health Screenings
Community Resource Tables | Health Food Vendors
Feelings Art Project | Expressive Photo Booth | Crafts
Face Painting | Meet a Therapy Dog & Therapy Horse | Kona Ice
Contests and Games | Children's Art Therapy Showcase

Inside Out Gift Basket | Bikes | Yoga Membership | Tablets
Gift Baskets | Gift Cards
Girl Scouts Earn a Mental Health Patch

David Lawrence Center, 6075 Bathey Lane, Naples , FL 34116

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Dual Majors: Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling at FGCU

The Counseling Department offers an opportunity to earn a single M.A. degree with both the Clinical Mental Health Counseling major and the School Counseling major. Students must meet initial admissions requirements of both programs to qualify for this option. Students may elect the dual major option at any time after admission to one of the programs and prior to the M.A. degree being awarded. Students initially admitted into the School Counseling major will take an additional 27 credits. Students initially admitted into the Clinical Mental Health Counseling major, will take an additional 15 - 21 credits depending on their prior educator preparation. Students must complete all degree requirements for both majors including passing all subsections of the FTCE, General Knowledge, Professional Educator Examination and the Guidance and Counseling Subject Area Exam prior to graduation. Contact the Department of Counseling for additional information.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

School Counselor Job postings for Montezuma Cortez School District in Cortez, CO.

School Counselor Job postings for Montezuma Cortez School District in Cortez, CO.
  • 3 Elementary School Counselor Positions (Mesa, Manaugh and Kemper Elementary Schools)
  • 1 Middle School Counselor Position
  • 1 High School Counselor Position
If you have any questions, feel free to email Carrie Schneider-LeMay
The job description includes providing classroom guidance lessons, small group and individual solution focus meetings with students. The individual hired will be collaborating with our team of staff to address student needs on the Child Study team. The school counselor will also refer students to community agencies if he/she would benefit from more intensive supports. The position requires utilizing data driven and research based practices to demonstrate effectiveness. The school counselor may also build schedules and coordinate the PARCC (standardized) assessment. 
Cortez, Colorado, located near the Four Corners,  rest on the fringe of desert with the altitude at 6200. The climate is consider mild throughout the year and encompasses amazing outdoor recreation activities. Phil's World and Boggy Draw are a great trails for mountain bikers. Hiking trails surround the area including Mesa Verde/Hovenweep National Monument, and Sand Canyon/Canyon of the Ancients. Spend some time rafting, canoeing, fishing or paddleboarding on the Dolores River, Summit Lake, McPhee Reservoir or other bodies of water in the area.  Cortez Parks and Recreation is also a great place to swim, weight train or participate in fitness classes. 

Monday, May 9, 2016

Online Employment Application | Open Positions

Online Employment Application | Open Positions

Minimum Requirements
Master’s degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling. Two years of experience working with parents and children and the ability to develop and carry out a mental health appraisal to includepsycho/social/behavioral functioning and plan of remediation based on accepted, research based educational/therapeutic practices. Must have experience with various computer software programs andability to use email.Florida Department of Education Certification in social work or licensed clinical social workers and licensed mental health providers as defined in and governed by Chapter 491, F.S. Unlicensed candidates that have a Florida Department of Education Certificate in social work, or a Master’s degree in mental health counseling and is a “Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern,” who is being supervised by a “Qualified Supervisor”. Unlicensed candidates must obtain license within three years of start date.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

School Counselor Part time with the hope to expand to full time by August 2017

Start Date: August 2016 

Description: Presidio Hill School (PHS) is a progressive Transitional-Kindergarten through Eighth Grade independent school in San Francisco, California. Established in 1918, Presidio Hill School is the oldest progressive independent school in the state. Child-centered, inclusive and community oriented, the school graduates students who know themselves well, are creative and critical thinkers, and who love learning. The school focuses on social and emotional as well as cognitive learning as the needed balance to a happy and successful life. PHS is strongly committed to hiring and supporting a diverse faculty and staff and to promoting an understanding cultural competency in all curricula and interactions.

Presidio Hill School seeks an outstanding, experienced School Counselor to provide guidance to and work collaboratively with all members of the school community to promote an atmosphere of emotional, social, and physical wellness for the approximately 220 students. The ideal candidate will be excited by the opportunity to work in a diverse, inclusive, values-based community. Utilizing both counseling and classroom teaching skill sets, the School Counselor is expected to design and deliver culturally relevant prevention and intervention programs for students, faculty, and families. The School Counselor will be a member of the Student Service Support Team, consisting of the Learning Center Specialists, teachers and academic administrators. A passion for working with children ages 4-14, a flexible attitude, a commitment to lifelong learning, an openness to collaborate, and a sense of humor are essential.

Key Responsibilities:

• Monitor students’ social, emotional, and behavioral progress;
• Provide consultation to administrators, faculty, staff, and parents regarding students of concern;
• Meet with students individually and in group settings to provide support and guidance on child development issues and/or in times of crisis;
• Coordinate and facilitate relevant parent education programming;
• Meet with parents and participate in parent conferences, as needed;
• Maintain a current referral database of mental health service providers, and act as the liaison between the school and outside professional support;
• Collaborate with faculty and staff to develop and implement programs and curricula that integrate the school’s mission and core values, particularly pertaining to SEL, Health & Human Development, and Mindfulness;
• Maintain a high degree of visibility and accessibility throughout the campus;
• Attend faculty and team meetings;
• Supervise lunch and other recess breaks;
• Pursue appropriate professional growth & development
• Graduate degree in counseling, clinical psychology, social work, or other applicable field
• Five years’ experience in a relevant environment
• Current license and/or credential as a clinical social worker, psychologist, school counselor or related field
• Knowledge of and ability to apply best practices from the mental health field in a school setting
• Demonstrated commitment to the mission and core values of the school
• Highly effective verbal and written communication skills
• Collaborative and team-oriented approach to problem-solving

Previous experience in an independent school setting a plus. Presidio Hill School seeks a faculty and staff that reflect the broad range of diversity in the San Francisco Bay Area. We actively support equal opportunity for all people and encourage people of color and LGBT candidates to apply. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and C.V. to  

"Senior Walk" through the halls of the Elementary, Intermediate and Middle School campuses

What a terrific idea ...