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2013

United Way Staff Development Program

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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 & College Collaboration Workshop Transitioning From Summer To School Year And Back Again Ppt Presentation, Erica Cherup Jun 2013

Ocan/United Way Career & College Collaboration Workshop Transitioning From Summer To School Year And Back Again Ppt Presentation, Erica Cherup

Ohio College Access Network

This PPT was presented at the OCAN/United Way Career and College Collaboration Workshop in June 2013 and focuses on Summer Reading/Learning Loss.


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.


Today's Careers In Central Ohio And What Education Is Required For Them, Cheryl Hay Jun 2013

Today's Careers In Central Ohio And What Education Is Required For Them, Cheryl Hay

Ohio College Access Network

This presentation, created and provided by Cheryl Hay, Director of the Workforce Development Center at Columbus State Community College, was included at the United Way/OCAN Career & College Collaboration Workshop in June 2013 and discusses the current landscape of industry needs and projections in Ohio.


The Role Of Noncognitive Skills In College Completion, Linda Knicely May 2013

The Role Of Noncognitive Skills In College Completion, Linda Knicely

Ohio College Access Network

When did you last read a 200 page book in under sixty minutes? Everyone’s buzzing about journalist Paul Tough’s bestselling book How Children Succeed. These PPT slides accompanied the May 2013 webinar where we checked that off your bucket list and “unpacked” the book in an interesting and engaging manner. More importantly, hear the most current thinking (and the research behind it) about soft skills-noncognitive skills-social capital-executive functioning (choose your own label) and how vital it is that we, as youth advocates, realize their integral role in college completion.


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.


Interpreting Financial Aid Awards, Laura Meek Apr 2013

Interpreting Financial Aid Awards, Laura Meek

Ohio College Access Network

These presentation slides accompanied a timely webinar held on April 12, 2012 to share information about the financial aid verification process and how to help students understand the award letters as they receive them. Laura Meek, Director of Financial Aid at Ohio Dominican University, shared her expert knowledge on these topics. In addition to providing attendees with an overview of both verification and award letters, she provides examples/case studies that will help college access & success professionals, school counselors, and youth-serving organization staff in working with their students.


Goal Setting Within A Career Advising Framework, Sarah Lopienski, Carolyn George Mar 2013

Goal Setting Within A Career Advising Framework, Sarah Lopienski, Carolyn George

Ohio College Access Network

PLEASE NOTE: This PPT slide deck accompanies a webinar by the same title (the link to which is also posted on this website) which was held in March 2013 in Columbus, OH. As professionals, we are faced with limited time in our work day to focus on the multiple aspects of the academic, career, and personal/social development of our students. Career development often falls last due to the pressing needs of academic and personal/social development. Integrating goal setting/career advising into existing curricula is the intent of Career Connections, a joint initiative among the Governor’s Office of ...


Parent Engagement Strategies, Lynda Snyder Feb 2013

Parent Engagement Strategies, Lynda Snyder

Ohio College Access Network

We understand how important the role of parents and other significant adults can be in nurturing college and career goals and aspirations in youth. Research shows that beginning early is crucial to these efforts. There is tremendous potential in these partnerships, but there are also challenges that require creative approaches to involving families in our outreach activities. This Power Point presentation accompanies the uploaded recorded webinar by the same name. Opportunities and challenges and discussed and explored and best practices and practical examples will be shared.


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 ...


School Year And Summer Enrichment Programs, Liz Nusken Feb 2013

School Year And Summer Enrichment Programs, Liz Nusken

Ohio College Access Network

References to 21st Century Learning Skills (integral to creating college- and career-ready graduates) litter the current landscape – educationally, legislatively, and in the media. Yet, the traditional school day is finite in length and the competition for the minutes it contains, intense. This PPT presentation slide deck accompanied the webinar by the same title that addressed those skills which might be most effectively developed outside of the classroom and will increase the participants’ awareness of exemplar school year and summer enrichment opportunities (both in central Ohio, statewide and throughout the country) that may, in turn, be communicated to the students and ...


Building College Aspiration In The Elementary And Middle Grade Career Planning Lesson Plan Handouts Jan 2013

Building College Aspiration In The Elementary And Middle Grade Career Planning Lesson Plan Handouts

Ohio College Access Network

These handouts accompany lessons plans around career planning intended for elementary/middle school aged students and created by the Grove City Christian School Guidance Department. They were provided as part of the live PD/webinar entitled Building College Aspiration in the Elementary and Middle Grades held in January 2013 in Columbus, OH


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.


Fafsa Completion, Morralee Keller Jan 2013

Fafsa Completion, Morralee Keller

Ohio College Access Network

This Power Point presentation accompanies the recorded webinar by the same name and also uploaded to this website. It includes a comprehensive review of the FAFSA and the FAFSA filing procedures for 2013-2014. Tips and most common errors will also be discussed as well as post-filing processes for the student/parent. The webinar introductory and concluding slides have been deleted.