I apologize for taking a bit of a break from my blog. I guess life took over and I had to take care of other responsibilities and obligations.
I am so excited to be starting a new adventure in my professional life. I am now beginning my term on the ISCA (Iowa School Counselor Association) board. My position this year is president elect-elect, which means my responsibilities include being in charge of the conference breakout sessions at our conference in November. I have now attended my first board meeting and WOW!!! Here are a few of my thoughts:
* I am learning A LOT!!!!
*I am making new friends to network with!
*I am able to serve our counselor association, which is a way to give back for what I have gained by being a member.
* I am going to be a better counselor because of what I am learning and all my kiddos benefit!
I am so glad I have been a member of ISCA. I have made so many connections with other counselors which has been amazing! I would encourage ALL school counselors who read this blog to join their state organization. If you aren't a school counselor, check with your school counselor and see if they are a member. If not, ask them why they aren't. Tell them to check out the opportunities of membership and if it is the cost (which it shouldn't be in Iowa because we have a low membership fee), then gift them a membership (which is a great way to thank your school counselor for what they do).
Hope your summer is going as great as mine.