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Strategies For Alignment: High School - Ihe, Rich Seils, Marie Ward, Ellen Cahill Dec 2012

Strategies For Alignment: High School - Ihe, Rich Seils, Marie Ward, Ellen Cahill

Ohio College Access Network

A panel representing both secondary and higher education discussed the process utilized in Central Ohio through the HS-IHE Alignment Grant to align high school and college curricula and the agreed upon strategies to promote alignment. Discussion included both the alignment of course content and the alignment of the soft skills needed for college and career success. This Power Point accompanied the presentation by the same name at the 2012 OCAN Conference in Columbus, Ohio.


Brief History And Overview Of Community Colleges, Michael Snyder Dec 2012

Brief History And Overview Of Community Colleges, Michael Snyder

Ohio College Access Network

This session will review the change in philosophy of higher education in the United States from being available only to those that could afford college to the open access and success agenda of today. The influence of the Land Grant colleges and now the community colleges to fulfill this philosophy will be presented. The session will end with a discussion of the challenges facing community colleges as they attempt to serve the U.S. today.


Planning, Partnering And Fundraising: 3 Key Elements To Launching And Sustaining An Early Awareness Program, Janet Schultz Dec 2012

Planning, Partnering And Fundraising: 3 Key Elements To Launching And Sustaining An Early Awareness Program, Janet Schultz

Ohio College Access Network

In 2008, the non-profit college access organization, A Call to College, researched the feasibility of extending their services to elementary and middle school students in their partner district, Newark City Schools. This investigation led to a phased, 4-year process to build the PEAK (Providing Early Awareness and Knowledge) Program. PEAK currently provides activity-based programming and specially designed lesson plans for every 2nd, 4th, 6th, and 8th grader in the district - over 2000 students from 82 classrooms in 11 different buildings. This session will cover the key planning elements, critical partnerships, staffing strategies, and short- and long-term funding action plan that ...


Amplifying The Message About College And Career Readiness, Linda Knicely Dec 2012

Amplifying The Message About College And Career Readiness, Linda Knicely

Ohio College Access Network

This session takes an intentional look at how we bridge the divide between PD and reality and discusses innovative methods for delivering the college and career readiness message, including counselor- and teacher-taught CCR classes, counselor-access professional partnerships, and CCR promoted within an advisory model. Six panelists currently working in the field share their diverse perspectives. This Power Point presentation accompanied the breakout session by the same title at the 2012 OCAN Conference.


Championing The Champions, Linda Knicely Dec 2012

Championing The Champions, Linda Knicely

Ohio College Access Network

The word "champion" is both a noun and an action verb . . . we both are and we do. This moderated panel of representatives from the statewide organizations and offices that support the work of school counselors, access and success advisors, and admissions and financial aid professionals (a.k.a. some of the "champions" of college and career readiness for Ohio's youth) provides perspectives on the current challenges, initiatives, trends, and opportunities that inhibit or support our collective ability to "champion" and advocate for students' and families' futures in our professional work. This Power Point presentation accompanied the breakout session by ...


Managing Multiple Generations, Beth Flynn Dec 2012

Managing Multiple Generations, Beth Flynn

Ohio College Access Network

How are you managing the multi-generational workplace? The American workforce is much more diverse today than ever before in history, with the age range of employees spanning 60 years. Each generation has its own unique values and behavior which can sometimes cause misunderstanding in the workplace. Bring out the champion in your team by creating a work environment where everyone feels respected and appreciated.


Ohio Transfer To Degree Guarantee, Karen Dickerson, Hideo Tsuchida Dec 2012

Ohio Transfer To Degree Guarantee, Karen Dickerson, Hideo Tsuchida

Ohio College Access Network

Transfer between state college/universities has changed drastically in the last ten years. The development of Transfer Assurance Guides (TAGs) and Career Transfer Assurance Guides (CTAGs) pathways, Transfer Grading Policy, awarding of college credit for Advanced Placement Exams, and now the Articulation and Transfer Clearinghouse have changed the face of transfer in Ohio in ways that will be far-reaching in effect and will change the way we all send, accept, and apply transfer credits in Ohio. This presentation provided an update on new initiatives that have been or are planned for the near future and how they will affect higher ...


Customization In West, Ohio College Access Network Nov 2012

Customization In West, Ohio College Access Network

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


Reporting In West, Ohio College Access Network Nov 2012

Reporting In West, Ohio College Access Network

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


College Planning Online Tools And Resources Power Point Presentation, Linda Knicely Nov 2012

College Planning Online Tools And Resources Power Point Presentation, Linda Knicely

Ohio College Access Network

With the advent of the Internet, the options for accessing online advice, information, and other resources now seem almost endless and to the novice (and even the advanced, at times) user, can be overwhelming. This Power Point accompanies the linked webinar of the same name and provides thoroughly vetted online tools, websites, and search engines that you should know about to share with and effectively advise your students and their parents. Included is a Naviance tutorial and tour of the Ohio Board of Regents OhioMeansSuccess site as well as many others. The Power Point can be edited and adapted to ...


Financial Aid 101: The Basics Webinar Power Point Slides, Marion Meadows Nov 2012

Financial Aid 101: The Basics Webinar Power Point Slides, Marion Meadows

Ohio College Access Network

Designed for the novice, this presentation provides a broad overview of the college financial aid process. It looks at the various funding opportunities for students to pay for college and builds understanding of what a financial aid package includes. Differences in aid from various types of colleges is also explored.


Uploading Data In West - October 2012, Ohio College Access Network Oct 2012

Uploading Data In West - October 2012, Ohio College Access Network

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


College Entrance Exams (Act/Sat) 101 Power Point Presentation, Linda Knicely Oct 2012

College Entrance Exams (Act/Sat) 101 Power Point Presentation, Linda Knicely

Ohio College Access Network

Everything you ever wanted to know about the ACT and the SAT - what are they, how are they different, when should students take them, how do they register, get fee waivers, what do colleges do with the information etc. This Power Point presentation accompanies a recorded webinar by the same title. The link to that webinar is also available for download within the OCAN Resource Bank.


Preparing High School Students For A Bright Future, Ann Marie Smeraldi Oct 2012

Preparing High School Students For A Bright Future, Ann Marie Smeraldi

Ann Marie Smeraldi

Librarians have been lighting the way to college and career readiness for decades. With the implementation of the Common Core Standards on the horizon, school librarians have a fresh opportunity to breathe new life into their library instruction programs and enlighten students’ minds. During this session the presenter will compare the AASL and ACRL information literacy standards and illuminate their presence in the new Common Core. Using all three standards as a framework, the presenter will share lesson plans designed to teach high school students essential information literacy skills that will help them sparkle and shine in college and the ...


Orientation To West, Ohio College Access Network Oct 2012

Orientation To West, Ohio College Access Network

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


College Admissions 101, Michele Brown Oct 2012

College Admissions 101, Michele Brown

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


College Planning Timelines And Checklists, Linda Knicely, Marion Meadows, Kate Webster Oct 2012

College Planning Timelines And Checklists, Linda Knicely, Marion Meadows, Kate Webster

Ohio College Access Network

Research shows that students who know and complete the steps that are outlined in this Power Point presentation (which accompanies a webinar by the same title) are far more likely to enroll in a post-secondary educational institution. Timelines and checklists for students in sixth through twelfth grade will be shared and explained by co-presenters with diverse, yet complementary perspectives.


Copyright Overview For Faculty Educational Fair Use & Best Practices, Monica Brooks, Dena Laton Aug 2012

Copyright Overview For Faculty Educational Fair Use & Best Practices, Monica Brooks, Dena Laton

Monica Brooks

No abstract provided.


Learning Spaces, Jan I. Fox Aug 2012

Learning Spaces, Jan I. Fox

Jan I Fox

No abstract provided.


Admissions 101 Ocan Advisor Training Presentation, Michele Brown Aug 2012

Admissions 101 Ocan Advisor Training Presentation, Michele Brown

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


Financial Aid 101, Lawrence Matthews Aug 2012

Financial Aid 101, Lawrence Matthews

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


Brief History And Overview Of Ohio's Community Colleges, Michael Snider Aug 2012

Brief History And Overview Of Ohio's Community Colleges, Michael Snider

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


Federal And State Financial Aid Update 2012 Ocan Advisor Training, Faith Phillips Aug 2012

Federal And State Financial Aid Update 2012 Ocan Advisor Training, Faith Phillips

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


Financial Aid 201 2012 Ocan Advisor Training, Mary Kay Freshour Aug 2012

Financial Aid 201 2012 Ocan Advisor Training, Mary Kay Freshour

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


Ode Update - Standards, Assessment, Pd, Legislation - Fall 2012, Tom Rutan Aug 2012

Ode Update - Standards, Assessment, Pd, Legislation - Fall 2012, Tom Rutan

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


The Cost Conscious College Search, Linda Knicely Aug 2012

The Cost Conscious College Search, Linda Knicely

Ohio College Access Network

The Cost Conscious College Search (with the exception of the last couple of slides) is intended to be "audience ready" for students and families. Counselors or other school or community organization staff may adapt and use it to share eight practical strategies that may be employed effectively to lower the final total cost of a post-secondary education. We would welcome feedback about how users use it - with what audience, in what settings, with what delivery approach and any suggestions they might have for improvements. Besides sharing the information on the Power Point, we encourage you to include either experts on ...


Creating College And Career Ready School Climates: An Analogy Of Olympic Proportions!, Linda Knicely Aug 2012

Creating College And Career Ready School Climates: An Analogy Of Olympic Proportions!, Linda Knicely

Ohio College Access Network

Using the high interest level of the Olympics as a theme, this Power Point begins with uncaptioned photographs representing different sports and scenes from the Olympics. Audience members are asked to talk in small groups and then share out about different ways that scene might be related to college and career readiness. When sharing out is completed with the last slide, the slides are repeated a second time, this time on auto-timer and with a caption that tells a story. A third transition, brings up one of the slides (providing students with the equipment) to segue into a training exercise.


Dual Enrollment: A Winning Combination, Donald Van Meter May 2012

Dual Enrollment: A Winning Combination, Donald Van Meter

Ohio College Access Network

Power Point presentation available for use in marketing/promoting dual enrollment among students, parents, school district staff, and community stakeholders.


School To Work Transitions For All Students, Gail Michalski May 2012

School To Work Transitions For All Students, Gail Michalski

Ohio College Access Network

This presentation focuses on the transition of undecided high school students who are struggling with defining their next steps into the world of work. Special attention will be given to strategies related to students desiring a career in the trades or post-secondary vocational training. Explanation of apprenticeship programs and resources will also be shared.


College Funding: The Donor's Perspective Apr 2012

College Funding: The Donor's Perspective

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.