College and Career Readiness

2018 School Counselor Summer Institutes

The School Counselor Summer Institutes will be June 27 in Spokane or June 29 in Olympia. These technical assistance conferences for elementary, middle and high school counselors and other interested educators will give information and updates on a variety of topics from local experts and agency program leads. Topics will include social emotional learning, resiliency, integrated student services, using data in school counseling, school safety, reengagement programs, financial aid, implementation of graduation requirements with High School & Beyond Plan, student support resources and more.

2018 Spokane Summer Institute Resources  (check back, these will be posted as they are received.)

School Safety, Say What! So What - Mike Donlin
Lunch Updates - Kim Reykdal
All About Apprenticeships - Kim Reykdal
How Does Dual Credit Fit - Kim Reykdal
Middle School Counseling Resources and Updates - Lisa Cleveland
24-Credit Career- and College-Ready Diploma - Linda Drake
Aligning HSBP's and IEP's - Linda Drake and Janice Tornow
OSPI Section 504 Training Handout - Kasha Roseta


2017 Summer Institute Spokane Resources

Social Emotional Learning for Students Impacted By Trauma - Ron Hertel, OSPI

24-Credit Career- and College-Ready Diploma - Linda Drake, State Board of Education

Middle School Counseling Essentials - Marisa Castello

Elementary School Counseling Essentials - Emily Weber

Dual Credit Program Updates - Kim Reykdal and Barbara Dittrich, OSPI

Community Truancy Boards, Update on the BECCA Bill - Laurie Shannon, OSPI

Open Doors Reengagement Programs - Laurie Shannon, OSPI

Lunch Session: Updates that Influence School Counseling - Kim Reykdal, OSPI

How College Savings Support Student Success in College and Beyond - Jacquelyne Ferrado, WSAC

Using Data to Grow: 9th Grade Success - Dixie Grunenfelder and Kefi Andersen, OSPI

Check-In/Check-out: An Evidence Based Tier II Intervention - Kelcey Schmitz, OSPI

Check-In/Check Out Powerpoint

Check out for information on upcoming events sponsored by the Washington School Counselor Association. Resources from the Olympia institute can be found at: