Kickin' It With KSCA
By Hanna Kemble
Kickin' It With KSCAMay 08, 2023
18: Dawn Daria & Paul Miller: Engaging students through fun, play, and community building
Dawn Daria and Paul Miller ignite classroom learning with fun and play through the use of Flop Balls. As a husband and wife team, they created a company called Flow Circus to harness the power of creativity and playful flow to energize, excite, and enliven groups. One of these groups just so happens to be students. One of their products, Flop Balls, is a great way to teach students flexible thinking, engage in active mindfulness, and help build the classroom culture and community. It is Dawn and Paul's mission to leave people feeling happier than when they entered the room.
Learn more: FlowCircus.com/counselor"
Two Cool Cats Workshop: https://sites.google.com/view/twocoolcats/register-for-workshop?authuser=0
17: Sara Candela: Focusable
Sara Candela taught high school English for 14 years before leaving the classroom to pursue audio production, podcasting, and writing. The thought she would find a new way to work with students and teachers in that medium.
She worked in podcast production in Los Angeles, and then found her way to Swivl, where she started working with the founder on a new podcasting app for classrooms.
Fast forward four more years, and she is excited to be the community manager for Focusable, a new Swivl product that helps you work towards better attention, focus, and self-regulation. Our community of educators are called Optimalists, and we work towards helping people have conversations about mindfulness in edu, and embracing progress, innovation, and change. Outside of that - I am a writer and broadcaster, and a poet!
16: Isabella Turrell & Allison Waymire: First Year School Counselors
The first year as a School Counselor can be exciting, nerve-wracking, and so much fun. Listen in as two first-year counselors, Isabella Turrell and Allison Waymire, give us the scoop on how to successfully maneuver the first year. Whether you are starting your school counseling journey or you are a seasoned veteran, these two women will give you helpful hints to rocking your program. Let’s kick it!
15: Iuri Melo: The Scoop on SchoolPulse
In this episode of Kickin' It With KSCA, we discuss the various services offered by School Pulse to support schools and educators. Our guest, Iuri Melo, Co-Founder of School Pulse, explains how their services help schools stay up-to-date with the latest trends and developments in education, implement innovative teaching methods and technologies, and create a more engaging and inclusive learning environment for students.
School Pulse helps schools by providing valuable insights, knowledge, and resources on education and learning. Their podcast covers a wide range of topics, from innovative teaching methods and technologies to social and cultural factors that impact learning, which can help schools stay updated and informed about the latest trends and developments in the field. School Pulse also provides schools with access to valuable perspectives and experiences that can inform their own teaching practices and policies. Ultimately, School Pulse aims to support schools in their efforts to provide the best possible education to their students.
14: Live from the Kansas State Capitol
Live from Mental Health Advocacy Day at the Kansas State Capitol. Hanna, Mal, and the KSCA crew share ideas, thoughts, elevator speeches, and ways to advocate for mental health in schools. Featuring special guest, Representative, Mari-Lynn Poskin.
13: Dr. Jessica Lane: Trends in Counseling
Jessica Lane is an Associate Professor in Counselor Education and Supervision at Kansas State University and serves as the Counseling Programs Coordinator. In 2018, Dr. Lane was named the Kansas counselor of the year. Prior to serving as a counselor educator, Lane was an elementary teacher and school counselor in Kansas. She also served as faculty for nine years in preparing P-12 preservice teachers at Kansas State.
Dr. Lane is the president of the Kansas Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. She has also authored a book, book chapters, and numerous journal articles, and serves as a consultant for school counselors, principals, and school districts for schools across Kansas as they work to enhance their school counseling programs, crisis plans, and leadership capacity.
Dr. Lane’s research interests include collaboration between school counselors and administrators; social-emotional advocacy and support; rural counseling and mental health.
12: Matthew McClain: Bling and Bow Ties
Matthew McClain is the Executive Director of the Colorado School Counseling Association. Mallory traveled to Colorado to present with Matthew on their session Bling and Bow Ties: Adding pizzaz to your school counseling program. Find out what they presented on and learned at the state conference in Colorado.
11: Dr. Rebeca Chow: Play Therapy, Trauma, Self Regulation
Dr. Rebeca Chow is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Missouri/Kansas and a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor. Dr. Rebeca’s areas of specialty and interests are diversity and inclusion, neurobiology of mental health, supervision, and resilience. She is currently serving in the Association for Play Therapy Board of Directors and is a consultant for Sesame Street in Communities. Dr. Chow is the Director of Clinical Services at the Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, KS.
Website: www.drrebecachow.com, : www.lineuplearning.com
10: John Hayek and Michael Garcia: Counselor/Principal Relationship
John Hayek is the Assistant Principal for Academics at the Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Orange County, California. John works with Michael Garcia who is a school custodian turned School Counselor. This dynamic duo shares about cultivating an effective school counselor and principal relationship and throw in a little brain science.
Resources From John:
09: Kent Reed: School Counseling Programs & HB 2567
Kent Reed is a School Counseling Consultant and Project Director at the Kansas State Department of Education. He shares resources from the State Department and ASCA to support your school counseling practice and program. He also provides guidance on the gift that keeps on giving, HB 2567. Kent is a huge advocate for mental health in schools and school counselors. We are so lucky to have him on the podcast and in our corner. Tune in to stay in touch with what is happening at the state level.
Resources From Kent: https://tinyurl.com/rd5448mw
08: Sarah Flier, ASCA National Finalist: School Wide Relationship Building & Minute Meetings
Sarah Flier is an elementary school counselor in Hudson, Wisconsin, and is currently the Director of Data and the ASCA Model for the Wisconsin School Counselor Association and serves as an ASCA Model Trainer for the state. She was named the 2020 Wisconsin School Counselor of the Year and was an ASCA National Finalist in 2021.
* Minute Meeting link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfkVh6BjoCDgvLD_BNMkzZGSIM2ZXAngdOuLWXld3cDddJsTA/viewform
* Edutopia, "Making Sure Each Child is Known," video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjZx0VdmgkE&feature=youtu.be
*Favorite Group Games:
- Outfoxed: https://tinyurl.com/3vc6vfjx
- Race to the Treasure: https://tinyurl.com/58hyfchx
- Gnomes at Night: https://tinyurl.com/4e2s8sr9
- Lemonade Shakeup: https://tinyurl.com/273x469v
*Sweatshirt Link: https://tinyurl.com/yckztnbh
07: Lisa Koenecke: LGBTQ+ Allyship
Lisa was a middle and high school counselor for 12 years. She is the Past President of the Wisconsin School Counselor Association and served on the ASCA Board of Directors. She is a Who's Who Top Educator for Lakeland University where she is a counselor educator. Lisa has given a TEDx Talk, is a three-time author, presented in all 50 states and internationally, and has her Diversity and Inclusion Certification from Cornell University, oh, and mint makes her sneeze!
Lisa's website: https://www.lisakoenecke.com/
Be an Inclusion Ally: ABCs of LGBTQ+ (Lisa's book): https://www.amazon.com/Be-Inclusion-Ally-ABCs-LGBTQ-ebook/dp/B08947BSG3https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcvxKYch-u0AN58ssulhZyA
TEDx Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSBmq7Mmnw4
Lisa's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lisakoenecke/
GLSEN Website: https://www.glsen.org/
Welcoming Schools Website (great for elementary): https://welcomingschools.org/
Gender Spectrum Website: https://genderspectrum.org/
National Center for Transgender Equality: https://transequality.org/
Muse Clay Designs (pride earrings): https://museclaydesigns.com/collections/pride
06: Melanie Scott: Ethics
Melanie Scott is a High School Counselor in Dodge City, KS. She currently serves as the KSCA Ethics Chair and is starting her second year as a Ph.D. student in Counselor Education and Supervision at Kansas State. Melanie is the mom of a teen, mini queen, two cats, a turtle, and an occasional opossum.
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05: LIVE from ASCA with Nick Brummet and Alicia Jackson
The ASCA National Convention is underway in Austin, TX, and we were lucky enough to wrangle in Nick Brummet, Clay Center Middle School Counselor, and Alicia Jackson, Counseling Coordinator for Olathe Public Schools. They share how they have boot, scoot, and boogied their way through the conference, and dish on their favorite takeaways and resources.
Make it Movement: https://www.makeitmovement.org/
7 Mindsets: https://7mindsets.com/
College Govered: https://www.collegecovered.com/
School Pulse: https://schoolpulse.org/
College Scoreboard: https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/
Updated Ethics Standards: https://www.schoolcounselor.org/getmedia/44f30280-ffe8-4b41-9ad8-f15909c3d164/EthicalStandards.pdf
MApp ASCA National Model App for Apple: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/mapp-asca-national-model-app/id1519820019
MApp ASCA National Model App for Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.asca.mapp
Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents Book: https://www.amazon.com/Anxious-Kids-Anxious-Parents-audiobook/dp/B00P1O09KQ/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=anxious+kids+anxious+parents&qid=1657569408&sprefix=anxious+kids+an%2Caps%2C109&sr=8-1
04: Monique Young - Building Positive School Culture Through SEL Teams
Monique Young is a former School Counselor who is now an educational consultant. She uses her background in counseling to assist schools in building data-driven social-emotional teams.
03: Travis True AKA The Tech King
Mallory and Hanna kick it with Travis True, also known as the Tech King. Travis is the Curriculum & Technology Specialist for Topeka Public Schools. He is passionate about making educators' jobs easier and helping keep students engaged while improving learning. Travis shares the Zones of Regulation forms and data dashboards he has created to assist teachers with real-time data collection at their fingertips. Have questions for Travis? Connect with him below.
02: Dr. Cebrail Karayigit
Hanna and Mallory interview Dr. Cebrail Karayigit from Pittsburg State University. Dr. K is passionate about educating future School Counselors, social justice, equity, and creating a safe and welcoming environment for all.
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01: Kickin' It with Mallory and Hanna
Sit back, relax, and kick it with Mallory Jacobs and Hanna Kemble, the co-hosts of "Kickin' It with KSCA." They are on a mission to generate ideas, resources, and good vibes for school counselors.