Above, our 2017 Oklahoma School Counselor of the Year Dr. Michelle K. Taylor!

Dr. Michelle K. Taylor is a School Counselor at Adair High School where she has worked for tenyears.  Michelle completed her Doctor of Education in Occupational and Adult Education at Oklahoma State University and her graduate studies at The University of Oklahoma.  Michelle has studied stress and its effects on learning and strives to help teachers understand students’ different learning styles.
Dr. Taylor initiated a ‘teachers as advisors’ program that fosters better communication between the teachers and parents as well as provided mentoring for students.  She has served on the board of directors for the Boys and Girls Club, is active in the Northern Oklahoma Rural Alliance, and the board of NE Oklahoma’s Hope Coalition.
Michelle is the proud mom of two children who attend Adair Middle School and has been married to husband, Shawn for 18 years.  When not at one of the children’s sporting events Michelle enjoys hiking, reading and photography.

Call for Proposals: Connecting to the Future

Please consider presenting at OSCA 2017--Connecting to the Future. Our conference will take place November 2nd and November 3rd at NSU-BA campus. We will confirm that we've accepted your proposal by September 1st via email.
We are looking for proposals that will add to the knowledge and skills for our school counselors. In particular, we are looking for best practices in serving marginalized students, students who experience trauma, creative counseling solutions and interventions for maximizing students' emotional, academic and career potential. Workshops will be one hour in length. There is no registration fee to attend our conference if we accept your proposal.Click the link below to submit a proposal. 

2017 OSCA Conference

OSCA Summer Institute

The Oklahoma School Counselor Association is announcing an exciting professional development opportunity for Friday, June 2nd. As you know, the OSCAR (the Oklahoma School Counseling Accountability Report) is part the TLE Evaluation tool for school counselors. The OSCAR is also a powerful instrument to show how your school-counseling program is making a difference with students.

Toward that end, OSCA is offering a ½ workshop on the how create an OSCAR. We are also going to extend the learning in the workshop so that you will have personalized professional development at your site to help you construct an OSCAR. There is no cost to attend the workshop for OSCA members.

The content part of the workshop will take place at the following location from 10:30-1:30:

Meridian Technology-Stillwater
1312 Sangre Road
Stillwater, OK 74074

We will offer professional development points and CEUs. We will also serve refreshments. Please RSVP to Dr. Mary Waters, watersbi@nsuok.edu.

We look forward to seeing you there!



OSCA Institute

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