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Title: Battle Ground Public Schools


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Battle Ground Public Schools
  • Our Journey to ASCA Model Implementation

2
Our outcomes for this presentation
  • Participants will
  • Hear a brief overview of BGPS efforts to
    implement the ASCA model in grades 5-12
  • Receive sample resources
  • Network and learn from your colleagues about what
    other districts are doing
  • Note We assume that participants have a
    basic understanding of the ASCA model

3
District overview
  • 19 schools
  • 7 primary schools (no counselors)
  • 7 middle schools (.5 counselor in each building)
  • 2 comprehensive high schools (10 counselors
    total)
  • 3 alternative schools (part time counselors)
  • Approximately 700 teachers
  • 237 square miles (rural and suburban)
  • Approximately 13,000 students
  • Almost 40 free and reduced lunch

4
The 4 Quadrants of the American School
Counseling Association Model (ASCA)
Management
Foundation
Delivery System
Accountability
5
Building the model in flight.
6
Our Journey.
Management
Foundation
Delivery System
Accountability
7
Foundation Key Points
  • Outside facilitator
  • Support from
  • District Administration
  • Union
  • Building Administration
  • Communication with Staff and Building
    Administration

8
Our Mission
In partnership with the school community, the
counseling and guidance program is designed to
assist all students in acquiring the skills,
knowledge, and attitudes needed to achieve
lifelong success.
Our Vision We maximize student success by
guiding and empowering them to be confident,
proactive and future-oriented.
Our Beliefs ALL STUDENTS can achieve success
with the proper support, instruction, and
guidance.   ALL STUDENTS have equal opportunity
to learn academic, career, and personal/social
skills.   ALL STUDENTS are accountable for their
own success.   ALL STUDENTS have access to a full
time, certified school counselor
9
ASCA Model
Management
Foundation
Delivery System
Accountability
10
Management Key Points
  • Steering Committee
  • COD schedule and duties
  • Use of data
  • websites for high school and middle schools
  • http//counseling.prairiehighschool.org/
  • https//sites.google.com/a/battlegroundps.org/bghs
    -counseling-department/
  • https//sites.google.com/site/laureensnews/

11
Reflection Discussion
  • What data do you use or could you use to drive
    your guidance curriculum?
  • What system changes can you put in place to
    manage your time?

12
ASCA Model
Management
Foundation
Delivery System
Accountability
13
Washington School Counseling Association Model
(RTI)
14
Delivery System- Key Points
  • Determining curriculum old vs. new
  • Guidance curriculum
  • Career planning, bully prevention, Rachels
    Challenge
  • https//sites.google.com/a/battlegroundps.org/bghs
    -counseling-department/school-success
  • Intervention
  • Falcon Transition Teach One Lead One 12
    lesson curriculum
  • http//counseling.prairiehighschool.org/

15
Reflection Discussion
  • What are some ideas for curriculum/lesson plans
    you can use in your building? (using data to
    support need)

16
ASCA Model
Management
Foundation
Delivery System
Accountability
17
Accountability Key Points
  • Building principal support for counseling
  • Program and counselor agreements
  • Results report (year end report)
  • Program Audit

18
What we learned
  • Implementing The National Model Requires
  • A Proactive Philosophy
  • Time (To see tools and processes we use to save
    time to use in planning/implementing the National
    Model, log on tohttp//counseling.prairiehighscho
    ol.org/
  • Support
  • A Total Counseling Team Commitment

19
What Would We Do Differently?
  • Early In The Process
  • Complete the ASCA National Model Program Audit
  • Visit a school or schools using the National
    Model
  • Ask for assistance in our own efforts 
  • Use monthly and yearly calendars and
    Principal/Counselor Agreements for clarity of
    responsibilities and to improve accountability
  • Learn how to develop and enhance a program using
    data
  • Work toward goals that are specific and have
    measurable outcomes

20
Questions?
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Our Contact information
  • Sheryl Piper counselor
  • Piper.sheryl_at_battlegroundps.org
  • Steve Rhodes counselor
  • Rhodes.steve_at_battlegroundps.org
  • Dora Swart Assistant Principal
  • Swart.dora_at_battlegroundps.org
  • Denice Harvey- Director
  • Harvey.denice_at_battlegroundps.org
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