Call to Care Workshop: The CCSU Compassion Steering Committee, Ana Grace Project, and Capitol Region Education Council cordially invite CSCA members to attend the Call to Care workshop to be held at CCSU on April 17, 2015 from 8:30 am till noon. Dr. Kathryn Byrnes, Education Officer for the renowned Mind and Life Institute, will tell us about their new and innovative compassion-based K-12 curriculum. The curriculum was developed in direct response to a wish by His Holiness the Dalai Lama to put the heart back in education. Cost: $40 per participant. Registration is available at:
CSCA Roundtable - Tolland/Windham Region
"Keeping Up with Social Media: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly"
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m - Please note the change in time for this event. updated 4/27/15
University of Connecticut - Gentry, School of Education, Room 144
Guest Speaker: Scott Driscoll, Law Enforcement Officer, Educator & Parent, will kick off this event with a presentation on Social Media and Internet Safety Concerns.
Registration is limited to 50 participants and is free to CSCA members: .https://s08.123signup.com/servlet/SignUp?P=15316341911429213900&PG=15316...
Parking will be available in the garage across from Gentry for a cost of $5.00
CSCA ANNUAL GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE: Monday April 27, 2015
The role of the school counselor in today’s schools is infinite and immeasurable. The CSCA Graduate Student Committee has planned a conference for graduate students presently in school counseling programs across the state. The event promotes innovative and best practices for our profession and is an invaluable resource for graduate students who will soon be novice professionals in the school counseling field.
By attending the Graduate School Counselor Annual Conference, enjoy a discount when registering for the CSCA Annual Conference in May. A separate email will be sent to you with a registration code closer to the Annual Conference.
Recent Alumni Panel: Kelly Bodurtha (Barnard Environmental Studies Magnet School), Tom Brown (Staples High School), Matthew Clement (St. Bernard School), Jessica Evans (William H. Hall High School), Kaitlyn Wall (Michael Wallace Middle School)
Counseling Students with Special Needs: Sarah Kearney (School Psychologist, Sandy Hook Elementary School) & Marcie Turner (School Psychologist, Sandy Hook Elementary School & Newtown Preschool)
College Admissions Process: Dan Couture (Admissions Counselor, Uconn) & Christina Tsimortos (Admissions Counselor, Sacred Heart University)
College and Career Readiness: Dr. Peg Donohue (Professor at CCSU)
The event will take place at the UCONN Greater Hartford, School of Social Work in West Hartford, CT.
Due to space, registration is limited to 65 people.
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CSCA HARTFORD COUNTY MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL, SCHOOL COUNSELOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Please review this link for a schedule for the day.
Date is January 26, 2015 8:30am-2:00pm
Please register by January 18,2015
Come join in a wonderful day of professional development with counselors from Hartford County. We will have a welcome from CCSU’s Department of Admissions then we will have a session on financial aid and planning. After, we have the pleasure of hearing Anne Littlefield speak to us regarding 504 plans. Anne is Co-Chair of the Shipman and Goodwin’s School Law Practice Group and a member of the firm's seven-person Management Committee. Please see more information on her in our agenda, she is quite impressive! We will then have lunch. To conclude our afternoon, we will have Peg Donohue, Ph.D. share her knowledge on how to,“Infuse College and Career Readiness Activities into Middle and High School Counseling Programs.” Peg Donohue, Ph.D. is an assistant professor at Central Connecticut State University in the Department of Counselor Education and Family Therapy.