Sample School Counseling Resume
Master of Education in
Rivier College, Nashua, NH, May 2004
Bachelor of Science
in Mathematics, Education Minor
Salem State College,
Salem, MA, 1977
Aug, 2003 – May, 2004 Hudson Memorial Middle School, Hudson, NH
Counseled students in
grades 6 through 8, using cognitive behavioral, reality, and
person-centered approaches, to address depression, assertiveness issues,
self-esteem, poor academic performance, and retention. Counseled
student regularly in accordance with IEP to meet specific goals.
Students met 50% - 75% of guidance goals in IEPs. Counseled numerous
students in short-term crisis situations such as bullying victim or
classroom behavior issues.
Led and co-led boys,
girls and mixed groups weekly. Topics included social skills, academic
issues, behavioral issues, bullying, sexual harassment, assertiveness
training, and transition to high school.
Co-developed a Studying Skills curriculum for 6th
grade. Over a 6-week period, taught and co-taught numerous classes on
organization, studying basics, importance of education in meeting life
goals, and learning styles.
Co-developed and authored a Comprehensive Middle School Guidance
Bullying Program. Taught and co-taught lesson plans on topics such as
bullying defined, sexual harassment, school policy on reporting and
discipline, role of the internet in bullying, how to handle bullies, and
alternative behaviors for bullies.
Participated in weekly teachers meeting on student classroom
performance and behavior, as input to target individual, group, and
overall student counseling needs.
Provided weekly input to school counselors department on
initiatives such as development of counseling framework within the
school, student 504 administration, and crisis plan development.
Participated in weekly school leadership team meetings to
collaborate on school-wide initiatives such as student scheduling,
school open house, student mentoring programs, and progress reports.
Special Education and
Researched student school records and test scores for input to
SPED staff in determining appropriate coding.
Worked with teaching staff to communicate student 504 goals,
obtain signoff, and implementation of 504 plans.
Membership in American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
Membership in New
Hampshire School Counselor Association (NHSCA)
NHSCA sponsored workshop “Hidden differences in the Wiring of
Young Minds: Implications for counseling and teaching kids” by Dr. Mel
Levine, November, 2003
Participating in research project with NHSCA members to derive
primary data to show impact of school counseling programs on students
Training on 504 and IDEA for Hudson, NH, school district, August,
1994 – Present: Digital
Equipment Corp/Compaq Computer Corporation/Hewlett Packard Corp:
Engineering and Business Manager
group of 15-20 employees in career decisions and delivering
products. Budgetary responsibility; hiring; team with diverse
individuals and groups – marketing, engineering, documentation,
testing to deliver products. Strong written and verbal communications
1984 – 1993: Digital
Equipment Corp: Software Engineer
1980 – 1984:
Computervision Corp.: Software Test Engineer
1979 – 1980: GTE Corp.:
1978 – 1979: The
Analytical Sciences Corp: Junior Programmer
2001 – Present: Taught 4th
grade religious education, and followed up with substitute teaching and
participation in 5th and 6th grade classes. Work
required presenting various beliefs, and encouraging student thought and
discussion in atmosphere of respect.
Proficient in using
MicroSoft Office Tools: Word, Excel, PowerPoint presentations
Knowledgeable in computer
software and hardware technology and PC desktop management
Carol Langelier, PhD, Dept. Head for Counseling, Rivier College,
Kathleen Alden, School
Counselor, Hudson Memorial School, 603-886-1240
Christy Hammer, PhD,
Associate Professor Rivier College, 603-888-1311