Apparently I put a tickler in my calendar around this time last year to remind me to put the following “out there:”
In preparation for National School Counseling Week this year (February 6-10, 2017), it would be great to show everyone samples of how school counselors and school counseling programs make a difference in the lives of students.
If you have not started already, now would be the time to start collecting a little data for at least one case that you are working on, even if it is an individual student or case of one. Or, if you are ready to go, a case could include a small group, entire classroom, the school, consulting/conferencing with a parent, teacher, or others.
- Percent of homework completion.
- Percent of points earned on homework (out of available points).
- Percent of students applying to college.
- Scholarship moneys earned this year to date.
- Attendance rates.
- Discipline/behavior rates.
- Time on Task
- Student Stress/Anxiety Levels
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