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2014-01-09 23:25:40

Following a successful pilot, by Text2Them, Inc., that allowed school administrators to intervene in bullying, suicide and other unsafe activities in schools, Queen Anne’s County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved expanding the “Text 2 Stop it!”™ Program in county schools. Centreville, MD (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Following a successful pilot that allowed school administrators to intervene in bullying, suicide and other unsafe activities in schools, on December 17, 2013...

2013-12-25 23:00:02

CompuHigh online high school guidance counselors receive training on how to assist students in completing the online Common Application, a standard admissions application adopted by over 500 colleges. (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 CompuHigh online high school recently had its guidance counselors complete training related to the Common Application process. The Common Application is a standard college admission application form that public and private colleges and universities all over the...

2013-12-11 08:34:08

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new online video storytelling platform for college and career advising, "Let Me Tell You," is now available at the College Foundation of North Carolina website, CFNC.org. The platform, powered by Mytonomy, adds more than 3,000 online college and career videos to CFNC.org, making it even easier for North Carolina high school students and their families to get free, first-hand tips from peers and educators. North Carolina's college access portal,...

2013-11-07 23:20:38

The NBCC Foundation is pleased to announce the 2013 scholarship award recipients for Global Career Development Facilitators (GCDFs). Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 The NBCC Foundation (NBCCF) recently selected the recipients of its 2013 Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) scholarships. Scholarship recipients will receive $5,000 to support their counseling education and recognize their commitment to providing career counseling and guidance. The goal of the GCDF...

2013-11-05 23:28:31

Professional development expands beyond select districts; training helps teachers ignite student interest in STEM fields and careers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Today, Sally Ride Science completed the launch of the Sally Ride Online Academy, the teacher training and professional development program that to date has been available only to educators in select school districts. Originally developed with the support of ExxonMobil for districts that had been the focus of that...

2013-11-01 23:22:09

The Thinking Skills Club, a fun, low cost way to help children develop learning capacity, is being shunned by some school boards because it allows children to go to gaming sites. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 A school counselor in Palm Beach, Florida, is being denied access to a website of cognitively enriching games by her school board, according to Mich Moldofsky, founder of the website. The Thinking Skills Club is a website that provides games selected based on cognitive...

2013-11-01 23:04:56

Education company provides continuing education to behavioral and mental health counselors. (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Ed4Online is pleased to announce that the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) has recently named the company an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP). Ed4Online will now offer comprehensive, accessible online courses to licensed behavioral and mental health counselors nationwide. Through Ed4Online, licensed counselors will be able to log crucial clock...

2013-10-07 23:29:31

Scholarships are available to professionals in Tennessee working with youth on bullying prevention efforts in both schools and community agencies. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Participants are meeting to learn the latest research findings about effective programs and share successful strategies at the International Bullying Prevention Conference. Over 40 workshops featuring experts in the field include: Cyber Bullying, Trends in Bullying, Why and How We Change to Improve School...

2013-09-25 23:33:52

Teen Wellness uses $25K award from 1440 Foundation to go multimedia. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Teen Wellness (http://www.teenwellness.com), winner of last year’s 1440 Foundation award, has now released a new version of their online program, promising to help address the epidemic social and emotional issues experienced among teenagers today. Teen Wellness is an online interactive education program school counselors use to teach resiliency skills to students facing...

2013-09-12 16:29:01

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Demand for credentialed school counselors is on the rise, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics projecting a 19% employment growth for school and career counselors by 2020. To help meet this need, Walden University, an institution accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), is introducing a new online M.S. in School Counseling program. This master's degree program will help prepare graduates to become...