- Member Name:
- Member Since:
- July 15, 2007
- Last Logged in:
- May 25, 2013
- San Antonio
- High Schools Attended:
- MacArthur High School, San Antonio TX
- Colleges/Universities Attended:
- Trinity University, Texas State University, University of Incarnate Word, University of Texas at San Antonio
A few words about me...
Brenda Melton, M.Ed., L.P.C.-S, NBCT
PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL COUNSELOR
San Antonio. TX
2009-2012 Doctoral Candidate, University of Texas at San Antonio, Counselor Education and Supervision
M.Ed., Trinity University, 1980, Counseling and Guidance, Certified in Special Education
B.A., Trinity University, 1973, English, Speech/Drama, Education
Postgraduate work at University of Incarnate Word, Southwest Texas State University and University of Texas at San Antonio;
Licensed Professional Counselor -Supervisor
State approved 40 hour Alternate Dispute Resolution Training; 20 hour training in Child Abuse and Neglect Mediation; Bexar County Dispute Resolution Center
School Counselor, 27 years: San Antonio Independent School District, Teacher, 9 years: English, speech, drama, journalism.
Include American School Counselor Association, American Counseling Association, Texas Counseling Association, Texas School Counselor Association, South Texas Counseling Association, Texas Association of Multicultural Counseling and Development, Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors, Texas Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors.
LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE AND HONORS
Governing Board, American Counseling Association
American School Counselor Association
Peer Reviewer for School Counseling Journal; President, 2002-2003;
Distinguished Professional Awards
President, Texas School Counselor Association
President, Texas Counseling Association
PRESENTATIONS (abbreviated listing)
• “Counseling Dis’d Students: Disruptive, Disconnected and Disenfranchised” Keynote and workshop
• “The ASCA National Model for School Counseling Programs: School Counselors as Partners in Student Achievement”
• “Counseling Challenging Students”
• “Take It Up a Notch: Putting Pizzazz in your Public Relations”
• PBS’ News Hour with Jim Lehrer, expert panelist on the topic of violence and zero tolerance on November 16, 1999.
• “Bully Proofing Schools: Creating Safer Schools through Counseling Interventions”
Brenda is a widow, daughter, sister, friend and advocate for youth. She enjoys going to the theater, Jazzercize, swimming and hiking. She has traveling in her blood, part of her upbringing as an ”Army brat”, and has lived in Louisiana Texas, Virginia, Georgia, Germany and France. She currently lives in San Antonio.
A well-known speaker, Brenda uses her sense of humor and drama to present inspirational speeches to motivate her audiences. A writer, she has published in professional publications and received awards for her writing. A creative photographer, she enjoys taking pictures of children, animals, social occasions and her travel experiences.
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