45. Using Data In Your 2nd Semester Programming
Episode 4531st January 2024 • Counselor Chat Podcast • Carol Miller, School Counselor
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In this enlightening episode, we are taking a look into the often overlooked yet crucial aspect of school counseling - data-driven practices.

As we head into the second semester in the chilly February of New York, I share my journey and insights on harnessing data to enhance student growth and success.

Key Topics Covered:

  1. The Importance of Data in School Counseling: I discuss why, even though data analysis can seem daunting or tedious, it's essential for effective program planning and intervention.
  2. Data Collection for RAMP Application: Insight into the process and significance of collecting data for the RAMP (Recognized ASCA Model Program) application, highlighting its role in program development.
  3. Practical Strategies for Data Management: I share actionable methods and tools for collecting and analyzing data, emphasizing the need for a purposeful approach.
  4. Time Management and Time Audits: Understanding the significance of conducting time audits to optimize counselor efficiency and program effectiveness.
  5. Utilizing Data for Program Improvement: Strategies to leverage data for enhancing counseling programs, including examples such as initiating peer mediation programs and community circles.
  6. Aligning Counseling Goals with School Objectives: Discussion on how data can help align counseling program goals with overall school goals for a cohesive strategy.
  7. Real-life Applications and Success Stories: I share anecdotes and examples from my own experience, illustrating the impact of data-driven decision-making in school counseling.

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Carol: You're listening to the counselor chat podcast, a show for school counselors looking for easy to implement strategies, how to tips, collaboration, and a little spark of joy. I'm Carol Miller, your host. I'm a full time school counselor and the face behind counseling essentials. I'm all about creating simplified systems, data driven practices, and using creative approaches to age students. If you're looking for a little inspiration to help you make a big impact.

Carol: On student growth and success, you're in the right place because we're better together. Ready to chat?

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