Counselor Network

Report
School Counselors
Education Specialist – Kim Niehues
Back to School 2014
School Guidance and Counseling
 Texas Education Agency
 http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=2828
 http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/ED/htm/ED.33.htm#33.002
 Texas Counseling Association
 http://www.txca.org/tca/default.asp
 Texas Association of School Boards – Policy online
 http://pol.tasb.org/Policy/Search/351?filter=School%20Counselor
“NEW” TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
 Child Abuse and Reporting
 Sec 38.004 – Child Abuse and Programs
 Sec 38.0041 – Policies Addressing Sexual Abuse and Other Maltreatment of Children
 Sec 38.0042 – Posting Child Abuse Hotline Telephone Number
 http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index4.aspx?id=25769814844
 Mental Health First Aid
 …The proposed amendment would be necessary as a result of House Bill (HB) 642, 83rd Texas
Legislature, Regular Session, 2013, and HB 3793, 83rd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2013, both of
which amended the Texas Education Code (TEC), §21.054. HB 642 requires classroom teachers,
principals, and school counselors to earn continuing professional education (CPE) units in specific areas
related to collecting and analyzing information, recognizing early warning indicators for dropouts, and
educating diverse student populations…
Homeless Liaison
 Homeless Education
 http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index4.aspx?id=21475
03685
 Texas Homeless Education Office
 http://www.utdanacenter.org/theo/
Identifying & Educating Homeless
Students
Session #023540
9/17/2014
ESC 15 – Bluebonnet Room
 Education Service Center – Region 15
 Contact – Kim Niehues
 http://www.netxv.net/Page/96
Foster Care Liaison
 Foster Care & Student Success
 http://www.tea.state.tx.us/FosterCareStudentSuccess/
 Education Service Center – Region 15
 Contact – Kim Niehues
 http://www.netxv.net/Page/257
At-Risk Coordinator
 State Compensatory Education
 http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index4.aspx?id=4082
 Education Service Center – Region 15
 Training for 14-15 was conducted 7
 Contact – Kim Niehues/ Laura Strube
Learning the Indicators
Documentation
At-Risk Program
Evaluation of At-Risk Program
Personal Graduation Plans
 State Graduation Requirements
 http://www.tea.state.tx.us/graduation.aspx
 House Bill 5
 http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=25769806149
 ESC 15 – House Bill 5
 http://www.netxv.net/Page/282
 DMAC/Eduphoria
 ESC Contact – Patti Wyatt
 TxEIS

ESC Contact – Myra Sonnenberg
http://www.tea.state.tx.us/brochures/
Other Duties as Assigned…
 Federal & State Programs
 Title I, A; Title I, C; Title III, A; Special Education; 504; Dyslexia; RTI, Gifted & Talented, etc…….
 Absenteeism/Truancy
 Home Visits
 Site Base Committees
 Crisis Team
Needs Assessment
 What are the NEEDS of the DISTRICT
 WHEN?, HOW?.....
 WHAT to do with the information?
 What are the NEEDS of the CAMPUS
 WHEN?, HOW?.....
 WHAT to do with the information?
Guidance Program
YEARLY
Goals
MONTHLY
Objectives
WEEKLY
Strategies
Questions

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