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School Counseling Program Bulletin Board

Program Announcements

The M.Ed. in School Counseling program has received an eight year accreditation from CACREP as of July 9, 2015. CACREP is an independent accreditation agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The vision of CACREP is to provide leadership and to promote excellence in professional preparation through the accreditation of counseling and related educational programs. CACREP is committed to the development of standards and procedures that reflect the needs of a dynamic, diverse, and complex society.

Liberty University’s School of Education, including the M.Ed. in School Counseling Program is nationally recognized by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), now consolidated into the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).


Study Tour 

The School of Education is planning a study tour to the Germany & Switzerland in 2017, which will count as credit for EDUC 604. The trip will take place June 6-15, 2017.


Job Opportunities 

  • Appomattox County High School is seeking a part-time Testing Coordinator to handle SOL testing. This position will be part of the School Counseling team and may lead to a full-time school counseling position in the future. Resumes can be emailed to Bruce McMillan with Appomattox County Public Schools at brmcmillan@acpsweb.com. Those entering internship or currently enrolled in internship are encouraged to apply.
  • Appomattox Christian Academy in Appomattox, Va. is seeking a school counselor for the 2016-2017 to begin a counseling program. Resumes may be emailed to Head of School Stacey Torrence at storrence.aca@gmail.com.
  • Clarksville Christian School in Clarksville, Tenn. is seeking a school counselor for the 2016-2017 school year. Resumes may be sent to Principal Amanda Binkley at abinkley@clarksvillechristianschool.org.
  • Tazewell County Public Schools in Virginia is seeking two elementary school counselors. Chad Brown can be contacted with questions regarding these positions at cbrown@tazewell.k12.va.us.
  • Duke Summer Session is hiring for its 2016 middle and high school summer programs. For questions, please contact summercollege@duke.edu.
  • Southern Teachers helps school counseling graduates find jobs in K-12 private/independent schools.
  • Liberty University's Career Center provides interviewing and resume tips.
  • Job postings are available on the LUNETWORK.
  • Be sure to continue to monitor the Human Resources website for any division with which you wish to seek employment.

Professional Activities/Resources

  • The Center for Apologetics at Liberty University hosted a professional development for the faculty on the topic "Preparing Our Students in Engage the Post-Modern World."
  • Dr. Gerald Corey hosted An Integrative Approach to Counseling webinar.
  • Join ASCA Scene
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • The International Registry of Counselor Education Programs (IRCEP) is excited to announce the launch of the International Graduate Student Group, a closed Facebook group for international master’s and doctoral level counseling students. This group was designed to create a community that informs, connects, and inspires international graduate students who are interested in promoting the internationalization of the counseling profession, as well as discuss issues and share insightful resources that are relevant to international students. If you're interested, please join the “International Graduate Counselor Education Students” group on Facebook. It is a closed group, so you will have to send a request to join.
  • School Counselor Central provides a valuable data driven tool for school counselors to develop programs, track students, and more.
     

Community Service/Volunteer Opportunities

  • Full immersion service opportunity for Summer 2016 in Zambia, Africa
  • Pfunanane, a Christian school, children's home, equestrian program, and sponsorship program located in South Africa is seeking counselors for a year-long commitment with the ministry.

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