The School Counselor's Role in Community Engagement 

Learn how school counselors can expand their school counseling programs, help connect students and families with external resources, improve parental engagement and increase support for school staff all through collaboration with community partners. Hear how the 2018 School Counselor of the Year established partnerships throughout her school to support the academic, social/emotional learning and college- and career-readiness needs of her students and families.
Learning objectives:
After attending this webinar you should be able to:
  1. Explain the school counselors’ role in developing community engagement opportunities for students and families.
  2. Identify ways to utilize community partners to strengthen your school counseling programs.
  3. Explain how school counselors help school communities, students, staff and families connect to internal and external resources or supports. 
Kirsten Perry has been a school counselor for the Chicago Public Schools for six years. She serves on several committees including the Naviance advisory team and the GoCPS advisory team and she also serves as a master counselor. Most recently, she was named the 2018 National School Counselor of the Year by the American School Counselor Association. 
Mar. 29, 2018, 2 p.m. Eastern