Build a Culturally Sustaining School Counseling Program
School counseling programs must account for the rapidly changing school demographics. Students from multiple backgrounds have a variety of needs that standardized school counseling programs cannot address. Learn how school counselors can practice cross-cultural communication skills, utilize ASCA’s National Model from an equitable lens, identify student needs from an MTSS perspective, and use data to identify and remove equity barriers.
After attending this workshop, you should be able to:
- Facilitate student and staff discussions regarding race
- Use the ASCA National Model to Define, Assess, Manage and Deliver a culturally sustainable school counseling program
- Apply MTSS to address the needs of students from culturally diverse backgrounds
- Use participation data, ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors data and outcome data to create an equitable school culture
About the Presenter
TaRael Kee is department co-chair of Collinsville High School and is president elect of the Illinois School Counselor Association (2020). Kee was named the Collinsville School District e-Educator of the Year (2017), recognized by College Board in (2018), received the Lindenwood Alumni Spotlight (2019) and awarded honorable mention for Illinois School Counselor of the Year (2020). He will receive a specialist degree in educational leadership in May 2021.
Schedule: Full day, 0.6 CEUs available for participants.
Cost: $3,000* for full day
To bring this professional development workshop to your district, e-mail Jennifer Walsh.
*In circumstances requiring extensive travel arrangements, additional fees may apply.