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School Counselors' Digital Digest   Tags: 60x30, counseling, counselor conference, counselors, fafsa, financial aid, school counseling, thecb  

Information to help school counselors with academic, social, emotional and career development for students.
Last Updated: Sep 29, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Upcoming Workshops

Learn 2 Grow

All upcoming workshops are open for registration in the Connect20 registration system.

This is a new registration platform.  Please set up your profile to register.  Click Here.


    HB 18 Postsecondary Education & Career Counseling Academy - Texas OnCourse

    Click here to access the presentation: 


      Ivy League Bibliotherapy

      Interested in the Ivy League?  Check out some of these books at your local library to learn more:

      What It Really Takes to Get Into Ivy League and Other Highly Selective Colleges by Chuck Hughes

      Open the Gates to the Ivy League: A Plan B for Getting into the Top Colleges by C.W. Henderson

      50 Successful Ivy League Application Essays by Gen Tanabe & Kelly Tanabe



      ESC-20 House Bill 5 Parent Video

      Here is a great HB5 ESC-20 PARENT VIDEO that highlights careers and endorsement selection as well as PGP information.  



      Got Student Athletes?? Great high school counselor information here in the NCAA Portal.


      More Counselor Resources

      Did you browse the site and are in need of other school counseling resources?  Make sure to visit the Guidance and Counseling Resource Page on ESC-20's main website. 

      Cyberbullying - Internet Safety

      What do your student's digital footprints look like?  Are your students concerned over recent postings or tweets?  Click here for resources to support our millenials, students growing up in the digital age.


      Welcome to the SC Digital Digest

      Welcome to ESC-20's Learn 421 - Learning in the Digital Age page.  Our ESC-20 PK-12 School Counselors are some of the hardest working folks in the bunch.  Please use this site as a resource. 

      For more information, please reach out to Ravae Shaeffer at or 210-370-5280 for additional information.

      Thank you,



      Rep Aycock - HB 5


      HB 5 in Spanish


      The Role of a School Counselor

      This short video highlights some of the many roles that school counselors serve on campus. 

      TEA Guidance & Counseling Program Development Guide

      Find more information here from TEA about PK-12 high performing guidance and counseling school programs.

      SBEC School Counselor Certificate Renewal Information

      Education Service Center, Region 20 is your #1 source for Professional Training and Development.  Here is some information on earning the 200 clock hours needed for renewing the Standard Texas School Counselor Certifcate. In addition, we've included a listing of Professional Development & Continuing Professional Education (CPE)  providers approved by TEA.  All approved CPE providers are required to provide the Educator with a certificate of completion as well as how many hours were obtained in the training.

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      Texas' Flagship Schools

      Learn more here about admission requrirements for Texas' flagship Universities!

       Texas A&M College Station and the University of Texas at Austin  


      School Counselor Listserv

      Looking for more information at your fingertips? Join the ESC-20 School Counselor Listverv!  Receive emails on school counselor trainings, activities and support. Just fill out this form.


      The College Board

      Check out these great resources for K-12 School Counselors:  The College Board Counselor Resource Page.


      Collaborative for Academic Social Emotional Learning

      Click here to learn about the 5 core concepts for Social Emotional Learning. 

      Advising a future Marine?

       Click here to find out more.  Or, visit our Military PCS - Counselor Resources Page for information on US Military Academies.

      You can also find information about ALL military branches right here. 

      USA:  The land of the free and the home of the brave and we thank you for your service!


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