Dr. Trish Hatch’s experience, leadership and strategic approach to school counseling has transformed the way we support students in San Jacinto Unified.
“This book accomplishes what so many school counseling graduates are often left to learn 'on the job:' translation of theory and ideas into meaningful, evidence-based practice within a multi-tiered system of supports, and especially at the elementary level. It’s a must read for every school counselor educator and 21st century school counselor.”
“The suggestions in this book on how to increase student engagement align very well with the AVID methods of engagement we support through our counselor and elementary school professional learning, and as such provide great guidance to the reader.” -Dr. Sandy Husk, CEO, AVID – Advancement Via Individual Determination
"The strengths of this book include the ability of the authors to show, instead of just tell, the reader important concepts and activities. Readers are provided with practical steps to creating foundational core curriculum to remove barriers to success for all students. Practicing school counselors and school counselors in-training will benefit from the step-by-step guide to building lesson plans, the multiple strategies to increase student engagement, and the clear blueprint for effective classroom management.
"Elementary school counselors can feel isolated and alone without a team. We are often pulled in multiple directions while trying to make an impact on our students and our school communities. Trish, Danielle and Lisa have provided us with that team by sharing their stories, expertise, and practical suggestions in this book. Never feel alone again with this resource on your shelf! It is great for veteran AND rookie school counselors."
"This is the book all elementary school counselors have been waiting for! It provides easy to follow step-by-step methods and reproducible templates to develop and manage the delivery of effective core curriculum and school-wide activities. Not only can this book be used a guide to deepen our skills as educators and collaborators, but it also provides a sounding board for effective school counseling practices that are standards-based, measurable, and focused on closing the achievement gap.
“This is a fantastic resource! It’s perfect not only for new school counselors but also for veterans.”
This book consists of a information that certainly is applicable today. It provides information that is essential to developing a program for school counselors.
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