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Advising DREAMers Webinar - Nov. 2, 2016

College Access Tools for Advising DREAMers

Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 2:00-3:15 pm CST

Webinar Resources:

Each year, approximately 65,000 undocumented students living in the United States for 5+ years graduate from high school. Of those students, The College Board estimates only 5-10% attend college.

Esther Rodriguez and RGV Focus partners will present resources to support Texas DREAMers and information on counseling undocumented students through the college application and financial aid processes. Learn how you can best support your students prepare to enter college with ease and access to the right resources.

Who Should Participate? 

High School and College Advisors and Counselors

Federal Student Aid Webinar Series-Winter 2016/2017

Check out the upcoming financial aid webinars here: Financial Aid_Webinar_Flyer_2016.

Webinars are from November 2016 – January 2017 and hosted by Federal Student Aid.

E-Learning for College Access and Success - On Demand

From the National College Access Network comes a set of E-learning modules available on-demand.

Modules include:

      • Roles and Responsibilities of Advisors
      • The How’s & Why’s of College Entrance Exams
      • Finding the Right College Fit
      • Financial Aid Fundamentals
      • FAFSA Filing Process
      • Student Tracking, Data Collection & Analysis
      • Serving Specific Populations
      • Serving Opportunity Youth

Click Here to Register and Read More

TEXASgeniune Career Exploration Website

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TEXASgenuine.org is a free career exploration website that is designed to showcase the value of Career & Technical Education to Texans. Students can complete the website’s free “Find Your Future” career assessment in less than 10 minutes and in turn receive an email with their top 3 Career Clusters®. Then, students can use the website to explore career options as well as education and training opportunities in Texas that will help them get the real-world skills they need to succeed. The website also includes free online training and resources for educators.

Visit www.texasgenuine.org for more information and to explore this student resource.

Free College Success Webinars

College Success Formula is hosting free College Success Webinars on the 2nd Saturday of every month.

Read more and reserve your spot here.

Upcoming Webinars:

          • Nov 12- College Applications-101
          • Dec 10- Beating the Odds of Getting Into a Top College
          • Jan 14- ACT vs SAT-How Important Are They REALLY?
          • Feb 11- Picking Colleges That Fit
          • Mar 11- Choosing a College Major in 5 Easy Steps
          • Apr 8- The Myth of STEM & Other Lies About College
          • May 13- The 12 Steps to College Success
          • Jun 10- Ten Biggest Mistakes Parents Make Planning for College
          • Aug 12- The Ideal College Planning Timeline

Pathways to Partnership Convening Resources

Texas Pathways to Partnership Convening

CFT_EducateTX_5CThank you to our Educate Texas and TxCAN Partners who attended the Pathways to Partnership Convening in San Antonio on September 28 – 29, 2016. Here are the resources and presentations from the convening.

TxCAN Networking Meeting Resources

When: September 28, 2016
Location: Downtown Hotel Downtown, San Antonio, TX
Who: TxCAN Network

Pathways to Partnership Convening Resources

When: September 29, 2016
Location: Downtown Hotel Downtown, San Antonio, TX
Who: TxCAN Network, Statewide Collective Impact Teams and STEM Accelerator Teams

Visit Educate Texas Website for Speaker Presentations.