This self-paced, foundational program offers two-and-a-half hours of lively, engaging learning. It’s a comprehensive introduction to a subject that grows more important every day.
Financial Aid 101 includes seven easy-to-use learning modules packed with information on subjects like loans, grants, scholarships and work study available from public and private sources. The program features informative graphics and videos, as well as occasional quizzes to help you measure your progress.
Developed for entry-level professionals in either the counseling or admission field, this interactive course tackles the fundamental concepts and best practices on which you can build your professional knowledge base, expand your current skill set, and help further your career.
Learn More: https://www.nacacnet.org/professional-development/elearning/
Professional development for member states; series of online training modules with focus on low-income families/first-generation college students
This webinar will discuss the program’s vision and mission, the scholarships available to students, what students can expect in ROTC and methods for fostering future career success in military and civilian careers.
This webinar will highlight best practices for supporting undocumented students during each phase of the college search process, and will also explore policies and procedures that assist on their journey to graduation.
Webinars and videos on college counseling topics including assessments, college exploration, admissions, financial aid, and leadership
Professional development webinars for NACAC members.
“Hear about the most important updates to the FAFSA from a representative of the Department of Education. Information and suggestions for working with your students and their parents during the financial aid process will be shared. This webinar was hosted by the College Board.”
Students who struggle in school may lack the strategies to effectively approach and manage learning. These skills are required not only for K-12 education but also postsecondary opportunities. Explore the connections between David Conley’s research on college and career readiness and school counseling standards, and be able to articulate how school counseling standards support postsecondary readiness.
Each school setting has its own set of challenges and barriers that high school counselors face on a daily basis. Explore and identify some of these specific challenges that exist within both the rural and urban school settings.
Learn how to implement a college-going culture while supporting faculty, student and family collaboration regarding college readiness.