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School Counseling

No College Counseling Class, No Job

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 06.09.2016 | College
Patrick O'Connor

A fable. For now.

Increasing School Counselor Time With Students Is Important

Vinay Bhargava | Posted 04.12.2015 | Education
Vinay Bhargava

National School Counseling Week is Feb. 2-6, and it's a great time to pause and reflect on the amazing contributions that school counselors make every day.

White House Counseling Summit Raises Hopes, Questions, and Possibilities

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 09.29.2014 | College
Patrick O'Connor

This week's White House Summit on College Access was an historic day of recognition and reflection for school counselors. Held less than six weeks aft...

The 2013 School Counselor Honor Roll for College Counseling

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 11.09.2013 | College
Patrick O'Connor

The truth is, you have at least two reasons to be grateful for your school counselor, and maybe three.

Dare to Do -- Take a College Counseling Class This Summer

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 07.29.2013 | College
Patrick O'Connor

This is a tough time of year to be a school counselor. You are giving every free moment to life at school, running the awards assembly, putting the final touch on next year's schedules, calling parents to tell them graduation will have to wait until summer school's over.

Mr. President, Are You Busy This Saturday?

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 04.30.2013 | College
Patrick O'Connor

Does everyone need to go to college? Should the last year of high school be a jump start for technical training -- and if everyone needs some education after high school, how are we going to pay for that?

Why You Should Celebrate National School Counseling Week

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 04.08.2012 | Detroit
Patrick O'Connor

If you have a minute this week, stop by and thank your school counselor for everything you don't know they're doing.