10/14/16 Friday Announcements

SPPS School Counselors

Mission Statement

Licensed School Counselors empower students and families to access their premier Saint Paul Public Schools education through:

  • Academic support.
  • Social emotional support.
  • College & career readiness.
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Announcements

All Counselors

Bully Prevention / Unity Day: Please invite us to see what is happening in your buildings for Unity Day as well as any other activities going on in October. We want to highlight the great work you are doing!


Did you see this article in SPPS in the News?? Counselors are leaders in bully prevention!

http://www.spps.org/Page/27930


College Knowledge Month: Thank you for your responses to your our CKM google doc. We are finalizing our document for the Bridge on Monday, so if you have any last minute thoughts you’d like to add, please do so today.


https://goo.gl/forms/Eey5r6vWjEhAC6ac2


TD& E Schoology Group

If you have colleagues who have not joined the TD&E Schoology GROUP,
please share the access code: 49QX8-GWV43. All of the TD&E
resources are available within this GROUP.


On-Call Language Interpreters


http://www.spps.org/Page/24609

Elementary Counselors

Great idea for organizing lessons and yearly plans shared by Sarah Danielson. Thanks, Sarah!


https://docs.google.com/a/stpaul.k12.mn.us/spreadsheets/d/1Bj4TUZ79l-fDBjqjs-Hh_wim3K-4_pjKwFhFRY8O2pc/edit?usp=sharing


Middle School Counselors

Middle School 10/18/16 8:00-12:00 360 Colborne Aud. A

Treats / Coffee

  1. Bianka Pineda

  2. Barbie Woodruff

  3. Jessica Forstner


Are you checking the Middle School Drop Box? There are some fabulous new powerpoints that you can use for your Core Counseling Curriculum lessons. (Thanks you, Regina & Jo!)


CORE 2025 - Opportunity for 8th graders

https://drive.google.com/a/stpaul.k12.mn.us/file/d/0B0U21Dg4Tx2eMEJ3WmdISmd2aGM/view?usp=sharing

Please take a minute to review this brochure. A representative from the University of Minnesota will be at our meeting to talk about this opportunity. Be ready with questions.


High School Counselors


  • College Counseling Institute is Monday, November 7 at St. Kate’s

Register here: http://www.mn-acac.org/cci

Please note: SPPS has a district membership to MACAC. Please contact Bev if you have questions about this membership!


  • Green Stickers for Progress Letters:

As we discussed during PD/PLC, the Hmong translation is incorrect. Bev has worked with SPPS Communications to correct this mistake and we have ordered more stickers with the correct translation.


  • Great resource from Kim Esso - www.cappex.com - college searches, college reviews, scholarships and more!

Upcoming Events

October: Bullying Prevention & College Knowledge Month

10/18 Middle School PD / PLC

10/19 Unity Day - Wear Orange

10/27 Achievement of Tenure meeting - all new counselors

11/8 Elementary PD / PLC

School Counseling

Office of College & Career Readiness
Department of Graduation Progress & Acceleration