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Impactful Guidance with Good Measure - SINGLE USER


Grades K-8

School counselors, social workers, psychologists and people in related professions know that you make a difference. But now, more than ever, it's important to show your impact - in a results-driven, data-driven educational environment. But how do you quantify lessons on character? How do you measure whether or not a student "got it' from a counseling lesson?

This 90-minute webinar will help you answer those questions, while demonstrating how the American School Counselor Association's academic, social/emotional and career standards can be integrated into your school counseling program. It will also demonstrate how incorporating assessments into your lessons can increase student motivation and enhance retention.

This informative webinar will provide you with several lessons and activities which demonstrate how accountability can be incorporated into your guidance program. It will help you demonstrate the close connection between a successful guidance program and academic success.

What You Will Learn:

Author Anthony Pearson, Ed.S., will present a variety of information related to school counseling including:

  • Demonstrating the Extraordinary Value of Your Role as Counselor
  • Delivering Impactful Lessons and Activities That Result in Useful Accountability Data
  • Suggestions for Easy-to-Measure Strategies and Approaches
  • Examples of Amazing Guidance Activities That Can Provide Useful, Impactful Data
    • Measurable Classroom Lessons
    • Small Group Activity Assessments
    • Collecting Guidance "Homework" Data
    • Demonstrating Impact on Student Learning
    • Tips for Using Surveys of Students, Staff and/or Parents
  • Models from Exemplary School Counseling Programs

    Learning Objectives:

    • Understand how to implement strategies and interventions with measurable outcomes and how to use this information for further goal-setting.
    • Gather and share accountability data with other educators and administrators to demonstrate evidence/status of student learning .

    • Apply several specific activities and assessments which map to ASCA standards.

    Who Should Attend:

    • School Counselors
    • School Social Workers
    • School Psychologists
    • At-Risk Program Coordinators
    • District Guidance Personnel
    • Community-based Social Workers

    You Will Also Receive:

    To augment the PowerPoint™ presentation and activities, each participant will receive a (PDF) resource packet of the presentation with ideas, reproducible forms, activities and other suggested resources.

    About the Presenter:

    Anthony Pearson, Ed.S., has been named one of the top ten school counselors in America by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA). Pearson has an undeniable passion for working with children and bases his programs within the school on a simple mantra: "The kids come first." He uses data and behavioral indicators to focus his school counseling program on the needs of his students. His goal is to have students attain academic success and skills that will be life-long.

    Pearson provides a safe and comfortable environment for both students and parents within the school community. Anthony is an avid writer and researcher and the author of Guidance with Good Measure and Baby Bear Eats the Night.