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Ocan/United Way Career & College Collaboration Workshop College Admissions Myths & Realities Ppt Presentation, Michele Brown Jun 2013

Ocan/United Way Career & College Collaboration Workshop College Admissions Myths & Realities Ppt Presentation, Michele Brown

Ohio College Access Network

This PPT presentation prefaced and introducted the case study admissions simulation presented at the OCAN/United Way Career & College Collaboration Workshop in Columbus, Ohio in June as one of the breakout sessions entitled: "An Insider's Guide to Today's College Admission Process".


Ocan/United Way Career & College Collaboration Workshop: Partnering With Families To Create A College-Going Culture At School And At Home Ppt Presentation, Linda Knicely Jun 2013

Ocan/United Way Career & College Collaboration Workshop: Partnering With Families To Create A College-Going Culture At School And At Home Ppt Presentation, Linda Knicely

Ohio College Access Network

This PPT was presented at the OCAN/United Way Career & College Collaboration Workshop in June 2013 and culminated in brainstorming activities that focused on supports that school partners; youth-serving organizations; parents/families; and other community partners could contribute to building a college-going culture.


Ocan/United Way Career & Collaboration Workshop Timelines And Resources Presentation, Kate Webster Jun 2013

Ocan/United Way Career & Collaboration Workshop Timelines And Resources Presentation, Kate Webster

Ohio College Access Network

This PPT was presented at the OCAN/United Way Career & College Collaboration Workshop in June 2013. It provides timelines, checklists and online resources for students in grades 6 through 12 (and their families and advocates) to support career and college exploration and planning.


Student Transition Programming, Linda Knicely, Kim Ebbrecht, Sarah Collins, Jim Collins Apr 2013

Student Transition Programming, Linda Knicely, Kim Ebbrecht, Sarah Collins, Jim Collins

Ohio College Access Network

ALL students, but especially those with obstacles to overcome in their lives, benefit from being connected to school and community resources that can help ensure a smooth and successful transition from one educational environment to the next. This PPT accompanied a webinar by the same title held in April 2013 and included research-proven best practices about student transition programming. Three panelists also shared the successful Elementary to Middle School; Middle School to High School; and High School to Higher Education programs that they have developed and implemented within a variety of settings, both urban and rural.


Advising For Academic Rigor, Jefferson Blackburn-Smith, Kate Webster Feb 2013

Advising For Academic Rigor, Jefferson Blackburn-Smith, Kate Webster

Ohio College Access Network

Most commonly accepted definitions of “college ready” in use today include the phrase “qualified for and able to succeed in entry-level, credit-bearing college courses without the need for remedial coursework.” The key to attaining this global benchmark is rigorous academic preparation with focus, at all grade levels, on curricular alignment, effective advising, and the provision of the supports that students need to attain their academic goals. This PP slide deck accompanied a webinar by that same title that addresses all three of these components. The live webinar/training was timed to coincide with student course selection for the upcoming school ...


Building College Aspiration In The Elementary And Middle Grades Jan 2013

Building College Aspiration In The Elementary And Middle Grades

Ohio College Access Network

This Power Point presentation accompanies the live PD event (and concurrent webinar) held on Jan. 11th at the downtown public library for professionals advocating for students in grades K-9. It includes an introduction and overview as well as strategies and best practices shared by school counselors currently working with students in those grades.


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.


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 ...


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.


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.


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.


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 ...


Transfer: Ohio Guarantees It Feb 2012

Transfer: Ohio Guarantees It

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), the “Acceptance of D” statewide policy, new policies on the acceptance of Advanced Placement Exams, and now the Electronic Transcript Clearinghouse has changed the face of transfer in Ohio in ways that will be far-reaching in effect and will change the way we all send and accept transfer credits in Ohio. In this presentation, Karen Dickerson, Professional Development Chair of the Ohio Transfer Council and Director of the Transfer Student Services Center at the ...


College Scholarship Quest, Renee Suryan Dec 2011

College Scholarship Quest, Renee Suryan

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


Advancement Via Individual Determination (Avid)... The Road To College: Our Journey Together, Lee Felts Dec 2011

Advancement Via Individual Determination (Avid)... The Road To College: Our Journey Together, Lee Felts

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


Academic And Career Planning: A Strategy For Promoting Post-Secondary Education, Carolyn George Dec 2011

Academic And Career Planning: A Strategy For Promoting Post-Secondary Education, Carolyn George

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


Partnering For College Success: A Story Of Students And Their Mentors, Emily Nemeth Dec 2011

Partnering For College Success: A Story Of Students And Their Mentors, Emily Nemeth

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


Unstack The Odds: Zap The Achievement Gap So All Students Can Access College - And Graduate!, Joe Rottenborn Dec 2011

Unstack The Odds: Zap The Achievement Gap So All Students Can Access College - And Graduate!, Joe Rottenborn

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


College Access 101, Tina Milano Dec 2011

College Access 101, Tina Milano

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


Using Technology For College Planning, Tiffany Scanlon Dec 2011

Using Technology For College Planning, Tiffany Scanlon

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


Ask An Admissions Counselor Panel: The State Of College Admissions In Ohio 2011, Ohio College Access Network Nov 2011

Ask An Admissions Counselor Panel: The State Of College Admissions In Ohio 2011, Ohio College Access Network

Ohio College Access Network

This Powerpoint accompanies the webinar that provided an Ohio perspective to the NACAC State of College Admission 2011. Panelists represented 2 year, 4 year public, 4 year private, and out-of-state institutions.


College Admissions 201 - Case Studies In College Admission, Michele Brown, Nancy Gibson Aug 2011

College Admissions 201 - Case Studies In College Admission, Michele Brown, Nancy Gibson

Ohio College Access Network

This Powerpoint presentation accompanies a case study simulation where participants are guided through an admissions scenario and provided the opportunity to review applicant files and collectively make decisions on their status.


College Admissions 101, Michele Brown Aug 2011

College Admissions 101, Michele Brown

Ohio College Access Network

This Powerpoint presentation accompanies the session provided by Michele Brown from OSU at the OCAN Advisor Training (for new advisors) in August, 2011. The basic "How To's" of college advising are included.


College Counseling Dilemmas, John Frahlich Aug 2011

College Counseling Dilemmas, John Frahlich

Ohio College Access Network

This Powerpoint presentation accompanies a session provided by John Frahlich at OACAC Summer Institute which focuses on the Ethics of Counseling. Specific elements of SPGP are addressed and scenarios proposed for discussion.


Dual Credit Partnership, Adele Gelb Aug 2011

Dual Credit Partnership, Adele Gelb

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


College Access & Student Attainment, Adele Gelb Aug 2011

College Access & Student Attainment, Adele Gelb

Ohio College Access Network

No abstract provided.


Tips And Techniques For A Successful Partnership, Andrea Tracy Jan 2011

Tips And Techniques For A Successful Partnership, Andrea Tracy

Ohio College Access Network

This Powerpoint presentation accompanies the Webinar (also linked) provided by Andrea Tracy of LEAF. The focus is on establishing and maintaining effectively relationships between college access advisors and school counselors within the school setting.


College Planning Timeline, Jill Okey Jan 2011

College Planning Timeline, Jill Okey

Ohio College Access Network

This Powerpoint presentation accompanies a session provided by Jill Okey, Assistant Director at Ohio University at the OACAC Summer Institute and at one or more OACAC Drive-In Workshops in 2011. The presentation provides an overview of the college planning process, focusing on the junior and senior years with tips for each step.