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Why Is Counseling Important in Schools?

They used to be called “guidance counselors” and they were often portrayed as overly nice people who invited trouble-making students to have awkward conversations that they dreaded. My high-school guidance counselor was also our hockey coach, and he only worked as a counselor because our school didn’t allow people to just be coaches. The two state championships that team went to, and the one that […]

By Evan Post | Education

Study Tips to Prepare for the CTEL Exam

The California Teacher of English Learners (CTEL) exam was developed as a method to test the competency of teachers in the skills and knowledge required to teach English learners. The CTEL exam consists of three subtests: Language and Language Development (CTEL 1): covers your knowledge of the structure of the English language and the importance of English in academics. This subtest consists of 50 multiple-choice questions and […]

By Alliant Team | Education

A Day in the Life – What is a School Psychologist’s Typical Day?

School psychologists use their advanced training in human development, behavior, and mental health to help students excel in the school environment. These professionals work to improve their students’ lives across a number of areas, including helping with academic performance, boosting social functioning, working to resolve behavioral problems, and supporting emotional health. School psychologists may have either a master’s or doctoral degree, and in California must […]

By Alliant Team | Education . Psychology

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