Scoop: February 2023



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This month we want to hear from you! Do you have an idea about how can work better for your caseload? Is there something you wish could do for you and you want to share it with us? We want to make sure that continues to grow with our users in mind. 

Visit the Feedback Forum to vote on suggestions that impact your work, or add your own suggestions for the community to review. The forum provides us a channel of communication that fuels development in the direction most beneficial for our constituents.

Marketing Materials

We recently updated our marketing materials. Please share the following resources with your colleagues on either side of the desk.


Slate Spotlight: Getting Back to Basics with
Wednesday, February 8 at 2:00 PM ETs
Are you newer to or need a refresher on how to create student or college lists? Maybe you have colleagues who have heard of, but are hesitant to use it. Register for our upcoming webinar where Technolutions staff will cover best practices, answer frequently asked questions, and demo newer features. 

National School Counseling Week - #NSCW23
Join us in celebrating National School Counseling week! In addition to our webinar we want to make sure you are aware of other professional programming. Head over to the American School Counseling Association's website to participate in their photo competitions, learn about the history of school counseling, and to browse webinars for professional development opportunities. 

COMMUNITY by the Numbers

The community now has over 11,400 student accounts and has grown to over 15,000 high schools!



David Weisbord
Director of College Counseling, Winchester Thurston School

How did you get started in college counseling?
After working on the admission side for 14 years (including co-leading the Slate implementation for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Columbia University, I made the switch to school counseling as Associate Director of College Counseling at George School in Newtown, PA. Since 2018, I have served as the Director of College Counseling in Pittsburgh, PA where we use as much as possible for data and decision tracking and presented on at two Slate Innovation Summits.

What does a perfect Saturday look like to you?
Staying at home and having a relaxing day with my wife Michelle, daughter Ella and Goldendoodle puppy Ramona.

What’s a fun fact not many of us know about you?
I am a volunteer EMT and also a Notary Public

Fill in the blank: If you really knew me, you'd know that…

I am a Baltimore Ravens fan living in Pittsburgh, PA - fortunately the school color at Winchester Thurston School is also purple.  

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