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School Counselor Accountability: A  MEASURE of Student Success,9780132232630

School Counselor Accountability: A MEASURE of Student Success

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2nd
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9780132232630

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0132232634
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2007
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Pearson College Div
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Summary

School Counselor Accountability A MEASURE of Student Success Second Edition Carolyn B. Stone and Carol A. Dahir Practical Strategies for Builiding Accountability. This book provides strategies for designing and implementing accountability as a cornerstone of a school counseling program. Based on an action research model, it provides school counselors with methods to connect to the mission of schools and MEASURE the school counselors' contributions to student success. Learn how to lead, advocate, and collaborate with colleagues. Learn strategies for building accountability standards into counseling programs. Learn how to design and implement accountable programs and how to measure and report results. In this edition you will find: A simple step-by-step process for school counselors to connect their work with the expectations of school improvement and accountability Discussion of how to create data-driven school counseling programs and make data-driven decisions A proven method of linking school counseling to the instructional program and student achievement Action research techniques that can be used to measure school counseling effectiveness Fifteen MEASURE action plans submitted by practicing counselors Separate sections on urban and suburban systems "The information is presented in a way that will help the students think differently about accountability... The framework provided by [the] MEASURE [model] serves as a recipe for achieving success." Phyllis Hallberg, Florida International University "This gives life to the accountability concept now required in the school counseling profession... The key strength of this work is the presentation of a concrete model for bringing about systemic change in schools using data." Susan Norris Huss, Bowling Green State University To view the website that accompanies this text, please go to http://www.prenhall.com/stone .

Table of Contents

The Accountability Imperative for School Counselors
1(6)
Accountability: Every Educator's Challenge
1(1)
Counting Is No Longer Enough
1(1)
Results-Based Accountability
2(1)
Student Outcome Data
2(1)
Accountability Means
2(1)
Needs Assessments, Surveys, Pre- and Posttests
3(1)
Accountability and School Counselors
4(1)
Beliefs Inform Behaviors
5(1)
The Achievement Gap
5(1)
References
6(1)
Moving Beyond Tradition
7(10)
Closing the Achievement Gap
7(1)
School Counselors and No Child Left Behind
8(2)
Respecting Tradition: A Retrospective
10(3)
Why Change? It's a Different World
13(1)
Moving Forward
14(2)
Counseling
14(1)
Consultation
15(1)
Coordination of Services
15(1)
Leadership
15(1)
Advocacy
15(1)
Collaboration and Teaming
15(1)
Managing Resources
15(1)
Use of Data
15(1)
Use of Technology
15(1)
References
16(1)
Demystifying Data
17(6)
Data First
17(1)
Why Use Data?
17(1)
Where to Find Data
18(1)
Disaggregated Data
18(1)
The Power of Data
18(1)
Data: Friend or Pho-bia
18(1)
Making Connections
19(1)
Keep It Simple
20(1)
The Next Steps
20(1)
From Perception to Reality
20(1)
Challenge or Opportunity
21(1)
Monitor What Matters
21(1)
References
22(1)
Measure: A Different Way of Focusing Our Work
23(12)
Step One: Mission
23(1)
What Do I Need to Do?
23(1)
Step Two: Element
23(1)
What Do I Need to Do?
23(1)
Step Three: Analyze
24(1)
What Do I Need to Do?
24(1)
What Do the Data Show?
25(1)
Step Four: Stakeholders-Unite
25(2)
What Do I Need to Do?
25(2)
Step Five: Results
27(1)
What Do I Need to Do?
27(1)
Step Six: Educate
28(2)
What Do I Need to Do?
28(2)
Systemic Change
30(5)
Practice What You Have Learned
30(5)
School Counselors Demonstrating Accountability
35(78)
Measures Contributing to Academic Success
35(1)
Alimacani Elementary School
36(5)
Cannella Elementary School
41(6)
Hall Elementary School
47(5)
S. A. Hull Elementary School
52(4)
Memorial Middle School
56(6)
Tomlin Middle School
62(5)
Quibbletown Middle School
67(5)
Chelsea Career and Technical Education High School
72(5)
Newington High School
77(5)
Pike High School
82(7)
South Kingstown High School
89(5)
Stanton College Preparatory High School
94(4)
Jefferson County Public Schools
98(8)
Measure-ing Success in East High School, Rochester, New York
105(1)
Measure-ing Success in Norfolk, Virginia
106(1)
Suburban Initiative
106(6)
Measure-ing Success in Piscataway Township, New Jersey
106(6)
References
112(1)
Transforming Our Future: Impacting the System
113(6)
Systemic Change Agent
113(2)
Preparing Graduate Students to Become Systemic Change Agents
114(1)
Looking to the Future
115(4)
Appendix A Participants in the 2001 Education Trust Accountability Meetings 119(2)
Appendix B The National Standards for School Counseling Programs: What Students Should Know and Be Able to Do 121(2)
Appendix C American School Counselor Association National Model: A Framework for School Counseling Programs 123(1)
Appendix D Critical Data Examples 124(1)
Appendix E Sample Measure 125


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