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School Counseling and K-12 Supports Newsletter

A newsletter for school counselors and other K-12 support staff

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August 2017
This issue contains:
New School Counselor Model
School Counselor Evaluation
Counselor Funding Allocation
HSBP—What's New
And much more

June 2017
This issue includes information about:
WA State Schol Counselor Summer Institute
WSCA Summer Leadership Development Institute
New Renewal Optins for Residency Certificate
Fall Counselor Workshops
Webinar Topics for 2017-18 School Year
and much more.

January 2017

September-October 2016
This newsletter contains:
Introduction of Kim Reykdal, supervisor, Dual Credit Programs
Fall 2015 Counselor Workshops
Upcoming Professional Development
State and National School Counseling
current Events and Recent Legislation
Graduation Update
HSBP Best Practices
Bridge to College Course Updates
Graduation Assessment Updates
Dual Credit Updates
Transcript Coding
and Many More Resources and Updates

April–May 2016
This newsletter contains:
Registration information for Counselor Summer Inst. and Reach Higher WA
College Signing Days
Guidelines for Dual Credit Programs
RSEVF Updates
Graduation Assessment Alternatives Data to Help Improve Graduation Rates
LifeSkills Training
Healthy Youth Survey
Mental Health Curriculum Resource
and much more.

February–March 2016
This newsletter contains:
Dual Credit Workshop information
GATE Webinars information
OSPI and Washington Student Achievement Host Webinars
Counselor Connection
Last Opportunity for Bridge to College Courses
Academic Youth Development & Intensified Algebra Grants
New Year, New Labor Market Information on Career Bridge
DREAMers Now Eligible for State Financial Aid
And much more on scholarships and conferences.

December 2015
This newsletter contains information:
Kim Reykdal as National School Counselor of the Year Finalist
National School Counseling Week
OSPI Fall Counselor Regional Workshops
New Eletronic Tool for High School & Beyond Plan
Dual Credit Workshop and Dual Credit Options
Conference Information
Career Guidance Award of Excellence
Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunities for Military Children
and much, much more.

August 2015
This issue contains information on:
2015 Fall Counselor Workshop Dates
OSPI Fall Counselor Regional Workshops
PSAT Funding for College Bound Scholarship Students
New Legislation Postpones Biology EOC for 2015 and 2016
Running Start 2015–16 Updates on 1.20 FTE Limitation
College in the High School (CHS) State-Funded Subsidies
Statewide Course Equivalencies for CTE
State Board of Education Establishes Graduation Scores on Smarter Balanced Assessments
and more . . .

June 2015 Special Edition
This issue contains information on:
Running Start and College in the High School Changes
Counselor Summer Institute
Fall Counselor Workshop Dates
State Assessment Resources
High School Transcript FAQs
New Career Bridge How-To Video
and more . . .

April-May 2015
This issue contains information on Healthy Youth Survey Results
Decision Day
Running Start Updates
Smarter Balanced and Running Start
New FAFSA Completion Tool
Dual Credit Lookup Tool
College Bound Scholarship
School Counselor Benchmarks
...And much more

February-March 2015
Reacher Higher WA
WA Council Spring Planning Days
WA Council 8th Grade College Exploration Days
OSPI Receives College-Ready Math Initiative
Test Fee Reduction (AP, IB, Cambridge)
Project AWARE
...And much more

January 2015 Special Edition
New Director
National Counselors Week
Career Guidance WA Award of Excellence
Dual Credit Capacity Expansion Grants
Conference dates

November-December 2014
OSPI staff change
Graduation Toolkit update
New resources for graduation requirements
Assessment changes
Equal access revisions
Career Guidance award of excellence
Dual credit expansion grant
...And much more

August-September 2014
Fall Counselor Workshops Tour (WCHSCR)
Graduation Requirements Classes of 2016-2018
New Graduation Requirements Classes of 2019 and Beyond
New Career Guidance WA Lessons Ready
...And much more

March-April 2014
School Counselor FTE Allocation
New Graduation Requirements
Parent Involvement Coordinators
REAL Hope for Undocumented Students
Counselor Summer Institute
...And more

January-February 2014
National School Counselors Week
Supt. Dorn’s 2014 Legislative Platform
FAFSA Filing
College Bound Scholarship
High School Transcript Updates
...And more

November/December 2013
Impact of 3ESSB 5034 on Guidance and Counseling Staff Correction
Common Core Standards
Running Start—What Works; What Doesn’t
College in the High School Coding
Career Ready Lessons Grade 6-12
...And more

September/October 2013
Information on Counselor Summer Institute
School Counselor BEA Update
Graduation Toolkit
SBE Achievement Index
Running Start Updates
...And more

March 2013
Counselor Summer Institute June 26-27
Mike Hubert Honored by WSCA
Washington School Counselor Association (WSCA) Awards
College Bound Scholarship News from Washington Student Achievement Council
OSPI Office of Native Education (ONE)
...And more

Jan/Feb 2013 Part 1 | Part 2
National School Counselor Week
Fall Regional Workshop Evaluation Report
Collection of Evidence (COE)
Dual Credit Report Update
College Scholarships
...And more

Nov/Dec 2012
Addressing Testing Coordination Overload
Graduation: A Team Effort (GATE)
2013-15 Legislative Proposals
Dual Credit Programs--Report Card
College Board Offers Resources
...And more

Aug/Sept 2012
Graduation Documents
ESEA Waiver
Compensation Technical Workgroup Report
Homeless Resources
Request for Help
Navigation 101 Update
...And more

April/May 2012
Opportunity Scholarship
High School Transcript Changes
AP Professional Development
Navigation Workshops
...And more

March/April 2012
College Bound Scholarship
Spotlight Corner
AP Test Fee
Middle School Initiative
...And More

January/February 2012
National School Counselors Week
Spotlight Corner
Launch Year
Running Start Update
...And More


   Updated 10/5/2017

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