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Counsellor's Corner B.C. Council on Admissions and Transfer - 660776_BC.indd 1 EducationPlanner.ca equips students with the tools they need to begin exploring their post secondary possibilities. This resource provides a central point of access to information on undergraduate programs at post secondary institutions throughout BC. At EducationPlanner.ca, students can compare program, admission, and tuition information, explore interests and career options, store and personalize findings, learn about trades programs, and link directly to BC post secondary institutions. BCCAT web resources are free, dependable, accurate, and accessible. 28/09/13 5:39 PM Discover Trades BC DiscoverTradesBC.ca is BC's online resource for exploring skilled Trades Careers. The Educators' area includes comprehensive lesson plans for primary, intermediate and secondary grades including backline masters and workbooks that can be downloaded for free. These resources address several of the Prescribed Learning Outcomes from Grades 4-9 (HACE and Language Arts) and Planning 10. The website also contains resources and information to help students and parents discover information about rewarding Careers in Trades. Interior Heavy Equipment School Ltd. Interior Heavy Equipment Operator School provides industry recognized training for students to attain the skills and knowledge required to successfully gain employment as Heavy Equipment Operators. Our students train on: Excavator, Articulated Rock Truck, Dozer, Grader, Loader and Rubbertire Backhoe. We pride ourselves on delivering real world machine training so graduates enter the workforce as confident entry level operators. Our training facilities are located in B.C. and Alberta and courses start EVERY Monday, Year Round! 657464_Interior.indd 1 30/09/13 10:23 PM Lasalle College With over 13 years of experience in educating the next generation of creative talents, LaSalle College International Vancouver (LCIV) is a member of the LaSalle International Network composed of 21 campuses in 11 countries. Situated in downtown Vancouver, the campus offers courses in Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising, Interior Design, Jewellery Design, Graphic Design, and 3D Animation. The college is accredited by BC's Private Career Training Institutions Agency (PCTIA) and holds the Education Quality Assurance designation (EQA). Native Education College NEC Native Education College is BC's largest private Aboriginal College. We provide a supportive setting for students to flourish and connect with Aboriginal culture. NEC offers programs leading to the BC Adult Graduation Diploma and college certificates and diplomas in Aboriginal Tourism, Applied Business Technology, Aboriginal Early Childhood Education, Aboriginal Youth Care, Aboriginal Justice Studies, Family & Community Counselling, Northwest Coast Jewellery Arts, and Health Care Assistant. We also provide a range of student services. 661065_Native.indd 1 04/10/13 11:25 PM University of the Fraser Valley The University of the Fraser Valley is a comprehensive, regional post secondary institution that enrolls approximately 16,000 students per year and is larger than half the universities in Canada. Nestled in the beautiful Fraser Valley just east of Vancouver, British Columbia, UFV has campuses and locations in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, and Mission, Hope and Agassiz, and a growing presence in Chandigarh, India. Our Fraser Valley locations are in the traditional territory of the Stó:lõ peoples. Learn more! ufv.ca 662556_University.indd 1 12/10/13 8:31 AM University of Guelph Consistently ranked as one of Canada's top comprehensive mid sized universities, the University of Guelph is home to more than 18,000 undergraduate and 2,200 graduate students. Situated on a pristine 412 hectare (1,017 acre) campus in the picturesque city of Guelph, U of G is known for its safe and friendly community, warm summers and brisk winters. A complete list of academic programs and student services offered at the University of Guelph can be found at www.uoguelph.ca. University of Guelph-Humber Located in Toronto, the University of Guelph-Humber is a collaboration between the University of Guelph and Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning. We deliver seven undergraduate programs, in small sized classes, and workplace experience providing graduates with a university honours degree and a diploma in four years of full time study. This innovative partnership was created to meet the changing demands of higher education-our programs combine theoretical knowledge and hands on experience. Visit guelphhumber.ca/futurestudents. 660842_University.indd 1 07/10/13 9:42 PM BC Counsellor | Winter 2013-14 | www.bcschoolcounsellor.com 17 http://www.bccat.ca http://www.EducationPlanner.ca http://www.EducationPlanner.ca http://www.DiscoverTradesBC.ca http://www.DiscoverTradesBC.ca http://www.iheschool.com http://www.lasallecollege.com http://www.necvancouver.org http://www.ufv.ca http://www.ufv.ca http://www.uoguelph.ca http://www.uoguelph.ca http://www.guelphhumber.ca/futurestudents http://www.guelphhumber.ca/futurestudents http://www.bcschoolcounsellor.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of BC Counsellor - Winter 2014

President’s Message
The Fine Print
Social Media 101
Embracing Social Media in Guidance and Career Education
Top 10 iPad Counselor Apps
BCSCA Conference 2013 — Full Coverage!
Counsellor’s Corner
Index to Advertisers

BC Counsellor - Winter 2014