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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Cyber Monday Discount for FSCA Membership! ACT NOW!

School Counselors,

In case you were considering joining/renewing your American School Counselor Association membership, there is going to be a discounted rate of $99 for membership on Cyber Monday (savings of $30).  Additionally,
select specialist trainings and the ASCA National Model Implementation Guide will be on sale. Find this link for more information: 
http://www.schoolcounselor.org/school-counselors-members/professional-development/learn-more/cybermonday16

You can also join FSCA on the ASCA website!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Friday, November 11, 2016

Virtual Focus Group Participants Needed!

LOOKING FOR UNHEARD VOICES!!

Do you currently work at the middle school level? Have you worked at the middle school level within the past 5 years? If your answer is YES, then you are eligible to participate in our exciting virtual focus group. UCF counselor education faculty and PhD students conducting study on the perception of parents of color towards STEM: A school counselor Leadership role

We are seeking at least 5-7 school practicing school counselors. If you are interested please contact Dr. Ann Shillingford at Dr-S@ucf.edu or 407-823-4753 for more information.

Monday, October 24, 2016

The Renfrew Center is NOW OPEN!

The Renfrew Center is NOW OPEN!!!

The Renfrew Center of Orlando, like all of our centers, specializes in the treatment of anorexia, bulimia, binge-eating disorder, and related mental illnesses. If you want more information about us, or know of anyone that we can help, click here to visit our website!


Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Program

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is now accepting applications for our College Scholarship Program

High-achieving high school seniors should apply now for this generous award. The foundation provides recipients with up to $40,000 per year toward their degree, in addition to college advising and opportunities for internships, study abroad and graduate school funding.

Apply Now!!!

Join FloridaShines for their first VIRTUAL COLLEGE NIGHT!!!

Join FloridaShines for its first Virtual College Night on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, from 5 – 9 p.m. ET.

This live event will showcase information to Florida High School juniors and seniors, parents and counselors. You'll find feature presentations from experts in the area of college preparation, admissions, financial aid and much more. Virtual College Night is completely FREE, and funded by the state of Florida. 

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Positions Available in Duval County!!!

For those looking for new opportunities, there are school counseling vacancies in Duval County Public Schools in Jacksonville, Florida.  Apply online here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/duvalschools  Use the teacher application and indicate certification and interest in school counseling.

Below is a list of the open positions:

Bridge To Success Academy-West Jax
School Counselor, 12 month
Contact: Vincent Foster
(904) 520-7640

Bartram Springs Elementary
School Counselor, Elementary
Contact: Kim Wright
(904) 260-5860

Neptune Beach Elementary
School Counselor, Elementary
Contact: Elizabeth Kavanaugh
(904) 247-5954

Sadie T Tillis Elementary
School Counselor, Elementary
Contact: Marianne Lee
(904) 573-1090

Woodland Acres Elementary
School Counselor, Elementary
Contact: Tiffany Fullwood
(904) 720-1663

Tolbert/Livingston Elementary
School Counselor, Elementary (Itinerant)

Duval Detention Center
School Counselor, High
Contact: Edward Robinson
(904) 630-6640

Stanton College Preparatory
School Counselor, High
Contact: Nongongoma Majova
(904) 630-6760

Landmark Middle
School Counselor, Middle
Contact: David Gilmore
(904) 221-7125

Southside Middle
School Counselor, Middle
Contact: Zeina Spaulding
(904) 739-5238

Virtual
School Counselor
Contact: Mark Ertel
(904) 390-2037

School Counselor Job Summary
Provides counseling services for students by designing and implementing a multi-layered, comprehensive, and accountable guidance program in which equity, access, and academic success for all students is the focus. Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.  Strives to implement, by instruction and action, the District’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.

Functional Area Job Summary
Knowledgeable of Florida Statutes governing promotion, graduation, state assessment program, compulsory school attendance, credits, Florida Virtual School, and home school. The person must also be knowledgeable of the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Exceptional Student Education services eligibility requirements, and Section 504 of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Are you Looking for Resources?!?! We got you covered!

As counselors, one of our responsibilities is to make sure our students enter their postsecondary lives as prepared as they can be. The folks at Florida College Access Network (CAN) are working tirelessly to provide as many resources as they can to students looking to attend some sort of postsecondary institution.

Visit http://www.floridacollegeaccess.org/ for FAFSA materials and all sorts of other college resources that you can use to help build toward a College Ready Florida!

Sincerely,
Your FSCA Team

Monday, October 03, 2016

October means FSCA Registration! Sign Up Now!

It is October, and you know what that means!!! Convention time is here!


The hotel room rate has been extended to October 11, so book your room as soon as possible. Can't wait to see everybody there!

Sincerely,
Your FSCA Team!

Monday, September 12, 2016

9/22 FSCA Webinar! Sign Up Now!

Looking to gain some new knowledge, develop yourself professionally, and add to your counselor toolbox?!?! FSCA is offering a free webinar on September 22nd, 2016 at 6 pm titled "Best Practices in Counseling our LGBTQ Students." 

If you are interested, click here to sign up! Digital seats are running out, so sign up as soon as possible!!!

P.S. We at FSCA don't really think digital seats can actually run out, but if they could they would, so sign up today!