Sunday, December 18, 2011

Goal Update

Remember Goal 4 from my Goal Guru post?

Goal 4: Communicate via the internet with parents, staff, and other counselors.




Update #1-I am proud to say that I have been making good use of my school's webpage to get out important information to parents about my program.  I post all letters and flyers that I send home on my website.  Additionally, I post the character word weekly to encourage parents to use this language with their students at home.

Most importantly, I am able to clearly describe the counseling services mission, and explain the components of my comprehensive proactive preventive school counseling program! I have the Peace Pledge and a description of Peace Pals posted for parents to review as well.

Currently, I am working on creating a resource page for parents. I would like to have links to websites, books, and articles that can help parents educate their "whole" child.

How do you use your school website?  Please share your ideas here!

4 comments:

  1. While we have a good district website, the way they have it set up for us to update our own staff/teacher pages is maddening. We have to send our updates in to a lady at the ESD who updates them from her computer. Needless to say, I don't use it, and the information that is up there right now is still there from the previous counselor. Luckily, I still have my blog, wiki, and social media for school counseling stuff, but the vast majority of parents don't see that stuff.

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  2. Rick-what are your thoughts about sharing your blog with parents in your district?

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  3. I'm more than happy to share it with whoever comes along and wants to read it. :-)

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