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Have you ever gotten to the end of the school year and panicked because you don’t have enough data for your reports? Today we are doing a deep dive into data collection sources! Don’t worry, these are likely things you are already doing in some way that you can adjust to use for data collection!

In this episode, I am giving you an inside look at one of the quarterly training sessions we had inside the IMPACT program. We are looking at ways to collect data starting at the beginning of the year so you aren’t stressing when summer is near! We dive into 9 ways to collect a variety of data in a less intimidating and overwhelming way. I give you tips on how to easily record data using Google Calendar, spreadsheets, counseling logs, observations, and more in a way that is easy to refer back to at the end of the year.

I hope you find these strategies and tips helpful in reducing the stress of data collection!

Remember, the Summer Summit starts today but it’s not too late to snag your seat! All videos will be available for replay if you can’t make it live.

Some topics covered in this episode are:

  • You can still sign up for the IMPACT Summer Summit

  • The 3 groups of data you should be collecting throughout the year

  • How to use 9 different tools to collect a variety of data

  • Tips for easily implementing observations into your data collection

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More About School Counseling Simplified:

School Counseling Simplified is a podcast offering easy to implement strategies for busy school counselors. The host, Rachel Davis from Bright Futures Counseling, shares tips and tricks she has learned from her years of experience as a school counselor both in the US and at an international school in Costa Rica.

You can listen to School Counseling Simplified on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and more!


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