Friday, April 8, 2016

Graduate Assistant Position

 The Offices of Multicultural Student Success and Student Involvement are seeking applications for five graduate assistant positions. If you are interested the contact person is below.

Lindsay Ritenbaugh
Program Coordinator for Student Organizations
Office of Student Involvement, DePaul University
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Communication • Developer • Empathy • Individualization • Woo

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

School Counseling Advising Meeting for 1st Year Students and License-Only Students

This post is for all School Counseling students who are either near the end of the their first year or who are license-only students who will soon be taking the school counseling specific courses. You should have received an email about this as well. 

In order to best prepare you for the next year, we are holding a large group advising meeting on Wednesday April 20th from 4pm to 5pm in LL103. Please use this form to RSVP and answer a few questions. During this meeting we will be discussing the following:
  • First year progress and highlights
  • Fall registration
  • 2016-2017 planning
  • Tests: TAP (or ACT), 181
We encourage ALL identified students to attend this meeting so that you can receive important information and ask your questions. Please complete the form by Wednesday, April 13th. 

IACAC High School Counselor Summer Institute - Summer 2016

IACAC is excited to promote Summer Institute hosted by DePaul University in Chicago, IL from July 20-22, 2016. Last year was the first time our Summer Institute included high school counselors as well as college admission professionals, and it was a great success!  I’m reaching out to you because this program is great for graduate students who are in their internship year, or just finishing up their program.

This professional development opportunity is designed for high school counselors with zero to three years of school counseling experience or for any educator in a new role assisting students and their families in the college search and application process. The three-day event will offer the opportunity to attend multiple presentations led by Illinois’ leading voices in college admissions and network with college admission professionals and other high school counselors. Attendees are also eligible for professional development hours through ISBE.

Topics include: ethics in admission, building collaborative relationships, financial aid, college counseling for diverse student groups, current trends in college admissions, college counselor responsibilities and timelines, and more! The program will also include a campus tour of DePaul University.

Feedback from a high school participant last year:
“This was a game changer for me and provided me with so much important guidance and opportunities for networking that I could not get through my school's professional development. It was also such a warm community of professionals--something that I've rarely found in professional development. Thank you for pushing for this program and for your hard work. It was a wonderful welcome into the profession.” 

The price will be $150, which includes meals and residence hall accommodations (shared room) for two nights.   Due to the generous support of a NACAC Grant, the IACAC Executive Board, and DePaul University, we are pleased to offer this subsidized rate for high school counselors.  Preference will be given to counselors currently working in high schools.

Contact Beth Gilfillan ( with any questions.

Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart
760 East Westleigh Road | Lake Forest, Illinois 60045 
847.234.4300 x 408 847.234.4348


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School Counselor Openings at Rockford East

A DePaul grad, Adrianne Robertson, has shared that Rockford East will have TWO School Counselor openings for next year. Please contact Adrianne directly for more information: