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1114 Mid-Campus Drive North
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

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2017 School Counseling Camp:
Counselors Hit it Out of the Park in the Little Apple

June 1-2, 2017
Hilton Garden Inn, Manhattan, Kansas

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Counselors/Professional – $90 ($115, after 5/24/2017)
Student – $65 ($90, after 5/24/2017)

Online Registration

Exhibitor Registration – We appreciate your willingness to exhibit at our conference for school counselors. Registration as a vendor is $160 for an exhibit table, including two chairs. Also, the cost of the reception on June 1 and the brunch on June 2 is $40. Registration for this event gives consent for photographs, publicity and inclusion on the participant list unless K-State Global Campus is notified in writing prior to the start date.

Hotel Information

Hilton Garden Inn
410 South Third Street
Manhattan, KS 66502

Rooms are no longer available at the conference rate at the Hilton Garden Inn. Arrangements have been made for rooms at the following hotels:

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites
    201 Blue Earth Place, Manhattan, KS 66502
    Please mention that you are attending the School Counseling Camp
    for the discounted rate of $99.95 until May 17, 2017, or until the block of rooms is gone.
  • Comfort Suites
    1020 Hostetler Drive, Manhattan, KS 66502
    Please mention that you are attending the School Counseling Camp
    for the discounted rate of $109 until May 24, 2017, or until the block of rooms is gone.

Keynote Presenters that will
“Hit it Out of the Park in the Little Apple”

 Dr. Randy Watson Cory NotestineDr. Shari Sevier 
Dr. Randy Watson
Kansas Commissioner
of Education

Amazing Advocate for
School Counseling
Cory Notestine
2015 ASCA
School Counselor
of the Year
Counseling Coordinator
Colorado Springs
School District 11
ASCA Board of Directors
Dr. Shari Sevier
Past Chair, ASCA
Board of Directors
Missouri School
Counselor Association 
Director of Leadership, Legislation,
and Advocacy

Draft Schedule – Subject to Change

Thursday, June 1, 2017
11:00 a.m. –
12:45 p.m.
12:45–1:00 p.m. Welcome
Drs. Judy and Ken Hughey
Dean Debbie Mercer, KSU College of Education 
1:00–1:20 p.m. Opening
Dean Tim DeNoble
Why Design? The Potency of Design Education While Dispelling Myths and Misconceptions! Counselors and the Changing World of Work 
1:20–2:00 p.m. Keynote
Dr. Randy Watson, Kansas Commissioner of Education
A New Vision for Kansas – More School Counselors to Do the Critical Role of the School Counselor
2:10–3:10 p.m. Keynote
Cory Notestine, 2015 Counselor of the Year,
ASCA Board of Directors
Serendipity is Not Serendipitous: A Reflection of Career and College Readiness
3:20–4:20 p.m. Fenway Park #1
Tara Walrod and Amber Basom
Small Group Elementary Interventions that Generalize and Support Students Academically and Socially
 Kauffmann Field #2
Samantha Holloway, Joe Hall and FACS Teacher
Jenna Grater
Career Investigation Project
(Middle and High School)
 Coors Field #3
Cory Notestine
Crises in Schools: One District's Effort to Create a System-Wide Approach to Prevention, Early Intervention, and Postvention Services
(Elementary, Middle, High School)
 Fenway Park #4
Deb Woodard and Dana Owens
Supporting Diverse Students and Educators for School Improvement
(Elementary, Middle, High School)
 AT&T Park #9
Drs. Jessica Lane, Bob Kircher, and Alice Hinck
Building Working Relationships Between School Counselors and Administrators
(Elementary, Middle, High School)
 Wrigley Field #6
Dr. Rachel Kaufman, Katie's Way
13 Reasons Why Schools Can Effectively Prevent Suicide
(Elementary, Middle, High School)
 Citizens's Bank #7
Angelina Earley
Facilitating Career Cruising: How to Effectively Implement the Academic and Career Planning Tools and Track Students in the Career Advisor Management System
(Middle and High School)
4:30–6:00 p.m. Seventh Inning Stretch Reception
Drawings for Career Pathway Designed Student Shadowing Experiences and Junior Days, and Movies
Hosted by KSU College of Education, Department of Special Education, Counseling and Student Affairs, and KSU Office of Student Life 
Friday, June 2, 2017
7:30 a.m. Coffee/Networking 
8:00–8:15 a.m. Welcome and Introductions 
8:15–9:15 a.m. Keynote
Dr. Shari Sevier
Trauma-Informed School Counselors: Pedagogy and Practice 
9:20–10:50 a.m. Brunch
Awards Presentation, KSCA – Marvalee Collins
KSDE/KSCA Standard of Excellence Award
KSCA Hall of Fame Award
KSCA Emerging Counselor Award 
11:10 a.m. –
12:10 p.m. 
Citi Field #8
Hanna Kemble and Jeri Kemble
Counsel Like a Pirate: Strategies to Boost Your Creativity, Increase Student Engagement, and Transform Your Life as a Counselor
 Dodger Stadium #5
Jessica Nelson
Tier II Interventions for Spotlight Seekers
(Elementary, Middle, High School)
 Petco Park #10
Jordan Dunn and Kris Bailey
Work Keys: Keys to Open New Doors
(Middle and High School)
 Comerica Park #11
Sarah Lancaster
Restorative Practices and School Climate: How One School Stopped Suspending and Started Educating
(Middle and High School)
 Camden Yards #12
Jay Scott
IPS: GPS to Success!
(Middle and High School)
 Globe Life Park #13
Kim Urenda
Technology Time Saving Tips and Tricks
(Elementary, Middle, High School)
 Nationals Park #14
Susana Prochaska and Kristin Wright
How to Become a Leader in Your School and Counseling Organization and Why It is Important for Your Counseling Program!
(Elementary, Middle, High School)
12:20–1:20 p.m. Citi Field #15
Hanna Kemble and Jeri Kemble
Counsel Like a Pirate: Strategies to Boost Your Creativity, Increase Student Engagement, and Transform Your Life as a Counselor
 Miller Park #16
Dr. Shari Sevier
Students and Concussions: The Importance of the Work of the School Counselor in Successful Intervention and Support
(Elementary, Middle, High School)
 Turner Field #17
Christina Mann and Colleen Riley, KSDE
Practical Strategies to Address Behavior and Academic Concerns: MTSS/SECD Standards
(Elementary, Middle, High School) 
 Yankee Stadium #18
Mallory Jacobs
Covering All Your Bases: New Counselor Strategies
 Angel Stadium #19 
Dr. Dan Wilcox
What Works in School Counseling? First, Look to the Relationship
(Elementary, Middle, High School)
 Busch Stadium #20
Dr. Judy Hughey
Erin's Law and Strategies to Identify and Address Childhood Sexual Abuse
(Elementary, Middle, High School) 
 Marlins Park #21
Joni Clark-Leiker, Career Development Facilitator Instructor (NCDA)
Career Advising for Success: Expanding Opportunities for Each Student
(Middle and High School)
1:30–2:30 p.m. Safeco Field #22
Dr. Matt Wassom, Katie's Way
Enhancing the School Counselor's Toolbox to Effectively Address Anxiety and Depression
(Elementary, Middle, High School)
 Progressive Field #23
Jodi Grover and Joni Clark-Leiker
Customizing Your IPS Dashboard
(Middle and High School)
 Great American Ball Park #24
Jana Thomas
Everyday Conversations About Teens and Digital Media
(Elementary, Middle, High School) 
 Rogers Centre #25
Deb Woodard and Shelly Beach
Working With Students Who Are Non-Conforming
(Elementary, Middle, High School)
 Minute Maid Park #26
Kent Reed, KSDE
Kansas School Counselors are MVPs!!
(Elementary, Middle, High School)
 Target Field #27
Rebeca Chow
Fostering Resilience in the Schools
(Elementary and Middle)
K-State College of Education, Kansas State Department of Education, and Kansas School Counselor Association

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IPS Advisor Counselor Education Micro-credential Seminar Online registration button

IPS Advisor Counselor Education Micro-Credential Seminar

$100 Enrollment Fee

Completion of this course will prepare educators to become career advisors to effectively create career and college readiness Individual Plans of Study (IPS) for students in grades 8 to 12. IPS training will serve as a tool to assist students toward their personal, career, and college goals.

This course starts June 1, 2017 and all learning activities should be completed by December 5, 2017. Successful completion of all learning activities will provide 15 contact hours of professional development.


Dr. Judy Hughey

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Continuing Education

The Department of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs (SECSA) at Kansas State University has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 4591. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. SECSA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

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