It comes as no surprise that both school counselors and principals want students to learn, achieve and graduate career- and college-ready. How do we both accomplish this goal and keep our relationship intact? The magic formula is to lead through collaboration.
Learn how to take the first steps to build a collaborative relationship between the school counselor and principal.
Discover how to build the capacity for leading through collaboration between the school counselor and principal.
Gain insight into the collaborative process, inculding how to resolve challenges.
Understand how the school counselor/principal collaborative relationship, along with a data-driven plan, can create a schoolwide shift to increase achievement opportunities for students.
Linda Brannan is education consultant to K-12 student support services for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Previously, she was the dean of student services at two high schools within Wake County Public School District, N.C. She led both of those schools to receive RAMP designation and is a 2011 School Counselor of the Year finalist.
Douglas Thilman is principal at Cary High School in Raleigh, N.C.
Oct. 23, 2012, 5 p.m. EDT