2 Ways School Counselors can use Digital Portfolios

I can remember carrying around my big black portfolio at Central Michigan University’s teacher fair when I was a fresh new teacher.  We worked throughout the last part of our college career putting together a showcase of sample lesson plans, evaluations, student work, student letters, a resume, and test scores.  It was beautiful.

Not one principal at the fair asked to look at my portfolio.  I had two different schools interviewing me before I accepted a position.  One interview team did not even look at my big black portfolio.  The other school flipped through it.  I had worked so hard!  CMU had emphasized how important it was to have a magnificent portfolio to get hired as a teacher.

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My big black portfolio from 1999! I still have it.

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