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Shelly Ellis, M.Ed.,
Executive Director of Counseling
(405) 521-3549


NEW ITEMS!

New ! Free Webinars Available & Earn CEUs!

Ten webinars are slated for the 2016-2017 school year. These webinars will be available for any educator to attend. If educators attend the LIVE webinars, they can earn CEUs. For more information and to enroll, CLICK HERE.

 

 

New! High School Graduation Checklists

New! Parental Curriculum Choice Letter Template (pdf)

 

New! Concurrent Enrollment Brochure (pdf)

 

New! Legislation

 

Activities 

  • Bullies 2 Buddies - Find student, teacher and family resources about changing the impact of bullying on this site. It is a fun site with serious information.
  • Helping Hands Lesson - This is an ongoing lesson to help children learn that our hands are for helping. Included are a few ideas and concepts to help with the lesson.
  • Pretzels - A weekly activity that allows the exchange of compliments and criticism among the students in your class can help resolve conflicts and teach children how to properly handle conflict.
  • Rock or Feather: A Critical-Thinking Activity - A simple activity can reveal much about the students you work with each day. Students make and defend their choices in this activity.  Included are comments from teachers who have used this activity and a printable activity sheet.
  • Students Teach Students: Using Student Essays To Build Coping Skills and Self-Esteem - Essays written by teens about issues that teens face might help build students' self-esteem and their ability to "triumph over trouble." Included is information about a new essay contest for students ages seven to eighteen.
  • Ten Activities to Improve Students' Self-Concepts - Ten simple projects to help preserve individuality and promote self-esteem. 

 


Admission Standards for Oklahoma Colleges and Universities

The admission standards are set by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and are revised annually if needed.

 


Concurrent Enrollment 

 


Professional Associations 

  • American Psychological Association - The APA represents psychology in the United States and is the largest association of psychologists worldwide.
  • American School Counselor Association - ASCA is the national organization that represents the profession of school counseling. ASCA focuses on providing professional development, enhancing school counseling programs, and researching effective school counseling practices.
  • National Association for College Admission Counseling - NACAC is an education association of secondary school counselors, college and university admission officers and counselors and related individuals who work with students as they make the transition from high school to postsecondary education. 
  • National Association of School Psychologists - The National Association of School Psychologists represents school psychology and supports school psychologists to enhance the learning and mental health of all children and youth.
  • National Board for Professional Teaching Standards - The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) sets standards and offers national certification in nearly 30 fields, including school counseling. School counselors may apply directly to the NBPTS for national certification. For additional information, see "National Board Certified Teachers."
  • Oklahoma Counseling Association - Oklahoma's organization for all persons engaged in any phase of personnel work, educational-vocational guidance and professional counseling. The Association is organized as a state branch of the American Counseling Association. 
  • Oklahoma School Counselor Association - This organization works to foster a closer personal and professional relationship among school counselors and with counselors in other settings. Additionally, the group works to improve the standards of counseling and the relationships with other pupil personnel services for students in elementary, middle school/junior high, senior high and post-high school settings.     

 


Resources for Counselors

ACT College and Career Readiness Standards
ACT College and Career Readiness Standards
ACT College and Career Readiness Standards
Alphabetical Listing of Oklahoma Colleges and Universities
Career Activity File – Career Portfolios K-12
Counseling and Student Services Clearinghouse 
Disability Awareness Scholarship
Disaster Training: An Introduction to Psychological First Aid
Dropout Prevention
Education World's Counseling Center
Education World's Mental Health Site
FAFSA4caster 
Federal Student Aid Advice
Free Application for Federal Student Aid
High School Career Development Lessons
How to Create an FSA ID
McKinney-Vento  Homeless Education Assistance Program
Mental Help Net
National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
National Center on Homeless Education
National Crime Prevention Council
National Dropout Prevention Center/Network
National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty
National Mental Health Association 
National Network for Youth
National School Safety Center
OCAP – Oklahoma College Assistance Program
Oklahoma’s Promise Scholarship
Prevention Education
PSAT and National Merit Scholarship Program
SAT College and Career Readiness Benchmark Standards
SAT Registration
Stuck at Prom Scholarships
The College Board’s Eight Components of College and Career Counseling
The College Board’s Elementary School Counselor’s Guide – Eight Components of College and Career Counseling
The College Board’s High School Counselor’s Guide – Eight Components of College and Career Counseling
The College Board’s Middle School Counselor’s Guide – Eight Components of College and Career Counseling
The College Grants Database – Oklahoma
UCanGo2 – Resources to help you plan, prepare, and pay for college
Unigo Scholarships


 

Last updated on September 23, 2016