Andrea Burston is a former high schoolcomputer/technology teacher turned elementary school counselor. She is theschool counselor for Wake County Public Schools working at JY Joyner IB MagnetElementary School in Raleigh, NC. Andrea is also the writer of the jyjcounselor blog where she shares her enjoyment of her career as well as many counselor ideaswith school counselors from all over the world. She loves using technology andis always looking for new and innovative ways to integrate technology into herschool counseling program. Andrea has presented at various conferences andworkshops on using technology in counseling programs.
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Julia is a former teacher and school counselor, and is now an international speaker and one ofthe world's foremost authors of guidance storybooks for children. She is always seeking creativeways to connect with people and impart valuable life lessons. Her imaginative stories areextremely engaging to all ages, leading her to publish over eighty successful storybooks, earningnumerous national awards and recognition. The goal of Julia's books is to enter the world viewof children and teach them to become life-long problem solvers.
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Karen Griffith, PhD, LPC, worked in public education for 35 years, 27 as a school counselor, earning multiple state and national recognitions. Now retired, she works at the University of Georgia as an Assistant Professor (Term-Limited) in the Department of Counseling and Human Development Services, and with ASCA as a trainer on the national model, Lead RAMP Reviewer, and Peer Reviewer for the Journal of Counseling and Development. She has authored three books and several articles, and speaks at state and national conferences on a variety of topics. Her primary area of research is around resiliency.
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