Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., CST.
Are you ready to prepare your students for ACT success? Register for training to teach your students basic fundamentals like time management, how to eliminate answers, and all of the best tips and strategies for all subjects. This session will allow educators to share top resources and study material with your students to ensure they are equipped to score their best. All ACT Training sessions will take place from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM and .5 CEU units will be available.
September 12, 2019 - Gulf Coast Get2College Center
High school counselors wear many hats with college counseling being an important role for your students. Learn how to help your students as they engage with the college search process. Learn about the college timeline starting in the 9th grade and ways to support your seniors with Application Days, FAFSA Days, and Signing Days. Get updates on federal and state financial aid. Learn how to use federal and state data to 1) identify students early who may qualify for scholarships and grants such as the HELP grant and 2) to assure all your students are meeting federal and state deadlines. Other topics might include NCAA Clearinghouse Information, finding the right college fit, undermatching or selective college admissions.
All trainings will be held 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM and .5 CEU units will be available.
August 27, 2019 - Northwest Mississippi Community College (Oxford Campus)
September 13, 2019 - Jackson Get2College Center
September 13, 2019 - Gulf Coast Get2College Center
September 13, 2019 - Northwest Mississippi Community College (DeSoto Campus)
To become a FAFSA volunteer or to assist your students, this workshop is designed to provide training for one-on-one FAFSA completion. Learn how to avoid common errors on the FAFSA such as understanding dependency status, household size, and whose income to use. This five-hour training qualifies for CEU credits.
There will be .5 CEU units available for completing the training.
If you would like to request on-site FAFSA training on your campus, for your district or school staff, or community contact Kierstan Dufour (firstname.lastname@example.org).
September 19, 2019 (8:00 AM - 1:00 PM) - University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Park Campus
September 20, 2019 (8:00 AM - 1:00 PM) - MS Gulf Coast CC, Jackson County Campus
September 24, 2019 (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM) - North MS Get2College Center
September 25, 2019 (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM) - East MS CC, Golden Triangle Campus
This workshop is designed to provide college admissions staff information on issues of college access: entry, financial aid, and college planning. Participants will attend presentations, mock-situation settings and work within small-group settings. Summit faculty include seasoned college access and counseling professionals with backgrounds in admissions from a variety of post-secondary institutions.
Future Admissions Counselor Summit dates will be announced at a later date.