Available courses

101C Creating Postsecondary Opportunities for All Students

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access advisers, includes four sessions that are designed to help them increase the postsecondary success of the students they serve, particularly those in poverty or students who face barriers in postsecondary planning. The sessions help school counselors and college access advisers develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

102C College, Career and Academic Planning

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions. These sessions focus on engaging students in early career awareness and development; supporting students in career and postsecondary planning; using data to address equity and to guide academic and career planning; and the importance of  understanding the variety of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. As a participant in this course, you will build knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with your colleagues during each session.

103C Financial Aid and College Applications

Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. School counselors, in collaboration with principals, teachers, and college access professionals, can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to education after high school.This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address financial aid literacy, completing the FAFSA, and preparing college applications. 

104C College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes six sessions that focus on early career awareness and planning, transitions from elementary through high school, and academic engagement. Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they will participate in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session. Each participant will complete an Action Plan.

105C College and Career Advising in the Elementary Grades

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

106A Maximizing School Counselor Impact on Student Success: A Module for Principals

This module, developed for school leaders, such as principals, assistant principals, and directors of counseling, helps school leaders understand how to engage effectively with school counselors to take the steps needed to achieve your goals in school improvement. You will gain a better understanding of the impact school counselors can have on student success; understand the school counselor’s role; define a comprehensive school counseling program and how to support one; and practice developing a shared vision for student success with your school counselor. 

107T College and Career Advising for Teacher Advisors

This module, developed for school leaders, such as principals, assistant principals, and directors of counseling, helps school leaders understand how to engage effectively with school counselors to take the steps needed to achieve your goals in school improvement. You will gain a better understanding of the impact school counselors can have on student success; understand the school counselor’s role; define a comprehensive school counseling program and how to support one; and practice developing a shared vision for student success with your school counselor. 

201C College and Career Advising for Special-Population Students

This module was developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals. It includes six sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help the following groups of students prepare for college and careers:

  • homeless students
  •  students with disabilities
  • students in foster care 
  • migrant, immigrant and refugee students
  •  LGBTQ students
  • court-involved youth
Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in understanding and identifying special populations, building support systems, maintaining records, exploring the college application and financial aid processes, and helping students successfully transition into education after high school. Participants will also participate in constructive discussions with their colleagues and will complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course. 

202C Advancing College and Career Readiness Through a Comprehensive School Counseling Program

This module includes four sessions that help school counselors analyze their current practices and redesign their school counseling programs to more effectively help students prepare for postsecondary education and careers. Participants will build knowledge and skills in several areas, including how to advocate for school counseling services; how to evaluate postsecondary education and career advising practices; how to build school-based, community-based, and postsecondary partnerships; and how to maximize counselors’ time and effectiveness. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session and complete practical, hands-on activities while working toward a Final Action Plan throughout the course.

203C Advanced Skills in Postsecondary Planning and Career Advising

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes five sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help students prepare for postsecondary education and careers. This is an advanced level course that builds knowledge and skills learned in prior Go Alliance Academy modules. Participants will learn about postsecondary learning opportunities that are less than two-year associate degrees as well as how these programs can lead to success in various career fields. In addition, this module covers NCAA scholarship information and how to ethically support students through process. Participants will also learn how to help students connect their career goals to postsecondary planning; how to best support students through the postsecondary application, admissions, and transitions processes; and how to help students make informed postsecondary decisions based on match and fit, cost of attendance, and the average graduation rates at various postsecondary institutions. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session and complete practical, hands-on activities while working toward a Final Action Plan throughout the course.


204C College and Career Advising for Students Experiencing Homelessness

This module includes four sessions that help school counselors analyze their current practices and redesign their school counseling programs to more effectively help students prepare for postsecondary education and careers. Participants will build knowledge and skills in several areas, including how to advocate for school counseling services; how to evaluate postsecondary education and career advising practices; how to build school-based, community-based, and postsecondary partnerships; and how to maximize counselors’ time and effectiveness. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session and complete practical, hands-on activities while working toward a Final Action Plan throughout the course.

104-AZ College and Career Planning in the Middle Grades

This module, developed specifically for school counselors and access advisors in the state of Arizona, includes six sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help middle grade students prepare for college and careers. Participants build knowledge and skills in several areas, including how to create a college-going culture; the value and affordability of postsecondary education; career exploration; how to use data to support student success; academic planning; transitions from elementary to middle school and from middle to high school; and how to help students to develop academic mindsets and skills for college and career success. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.  

Career Development for the 21st Century Workforce

This session focuses on exploring the local and national workforce landscape, as well as learning strategies to help students understand the relevance of post-secondary education for specific career options. You will make a plan for how you can work with local employers, students, educators or the school community in support of this goal. 

Postsecondary Advising for Special Populations Students I

This module was developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals. It includes six sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help the following groups of students prepare for college and careers:

  • homeless students
  • students in foster care and wards of the court
  • students with disabilities
  • LGBTQ students
  • migrant, immigrant and refugee students
  • court-involved youth

Participants will build knowledge and skills in understanding and identifying special populations; building support systems; and planning for education after high school.

Postsecondary Advising for Special Populations Students II

This module was developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals. It includes six sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help the following groups of students prepare for college and careers:

  • homeless students
  • students in foster care and wards of the court
  • students with disabilities
  • LGBTQ students
  • migrant, immigrant and refugee students
  • court-involved youth

Participants will build knowledge and skills in exploring  postsecondary options; the college application and financial aid processes; and helping students successfully transition into education after high school. 

Postsecondary Advising for Students Experiencing Homelessness

This module includes four sessions that help school counselors analyze their current practices and redesign their school counseling programs to more effectively help students prepare for postsecondary education and careers. Participants will build knowledge and skills in several areas, including how to advocate for school counseling services; how to evaluate postsecondary education and career advising practices; how to build school-based, community-based, and postsecondary partnerships; and how to maximize counselors’ time and effectiveness. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session and complete practical, hands-on activities while working toward a Final Action Plan throughout the course.

GAA102C College, Career and Academic Planning (2/2018 PD)

This course - College, Career, and Academic Planning - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and planning, using data to guide academic planning, transition of students from middle school to high school and then to college, and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. As a participant in this course, you will build knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with your colleagues during each session.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

 

GAA101C Building a College-Going Culture for All Students (2/2018 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

GAA105C College and Career Advising in the Elementary Grades (LTI-Test 11/2017 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

GAA104C-2 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (2/2018 4S PD)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. It’s assumed that participants have already completed modules 1-3 before taking this module. Participants will be engaged in building additional knowledge and skills to serve the middle school population in several areas including career exploration for middle school students, academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (2/2018 PD)

This course - Financial Aid and College Applications - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

GAA102C: COLLEGE, CAREER AND ACADEMIC PLANNING​ - CB June 2021

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and development; supporting students in career and postsecondary planning; using data to address equity and to guide academic and career planning; and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. Participants build knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they are expected to engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session.

The term “college” is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training at a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.


Teacher: Cari Burson

AZ FINANCIAL AID AND COLLEGE APPLICATIONS - AN June 2021

This module includes four sessions, which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission

AZ BUILDING A COLLEGE-GOING CULTURE FOR ALL STUDENTS - TS May 2021

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access advisers, includes four sessions that are designed to help them increase the postsecondary success of the students they serve, particularly those in poverty or students who face barriers in postsecondary planning. The sessions help school counselors and college access advisers develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

The term “college” is used throughout this module to refer to any postsecondary education or training at a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.  


Teacher: Ted Skowron

AZ BUILDING A COLLEGE-GOING CULTURE FOR ALL STUDENTS - CB May 2021

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access advisers, includes four sessions that are designed to help them increase the postsecondary success of the students they serve, particularly those in poverty or students who face barriers in postsecondary planning. The sessions help school counselors and college access advisers develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

The term “college” is used throughout this module to refer to any postsecondary education or training at a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.  


Teacher: Cari Burson

BUILDING A COLLEGE-GOING CULTURE FOR ALL STUDENTS - CB April 2021

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access advisers, includes four sessions that are designed to help them increase the postsecondary success of the students they serve, particularly those in poverty or students who face barriers in postsecondary planning. The sessions help school counselors and college access advisers develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

The term “college” is used throughout this module to refer to any postsecondary education or training at a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.  

Teacher: Cari Burson

AZ BUILDING A COLLEGE-GOING CULTURE FOR ALL STUDENTS - TS April 2021

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access advisers, includes four sessions that are designed to help them increase the postsecondary success of the students they serve, particularly those in poverty or students who face barriers in postsecondary planning. The sessions help school counselors and college access advisers develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

The term “college” is used throughout this module to refer to any postsecondary education or training at a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.  


Teacher: Ted Skowron

AZ GAA201C: COLLEGE AND CAREER COUNSELING FOR SPECIAL-POPULATION STUDENTS​ - AN 3/2021

The College and Career Counseling for Special-Population Students module was developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors and college access professionals. It includes six sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help special-population students prepare for college and careers.

Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in several areas, including understanding and identifying special populations, building support systems, planning for school, maintaining records, exploring the college application and financial aid processes, and helping students successfully transition into education after high school.

Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session and will complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course. 


AZ GAA104 COLLEGE AND CAREER ADVISING IN THE MIDDLE GRADES​ - AC 3/1/21

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes six sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help middle grade students prepare for college and careers. Participants build knowledge and skills in several areas, including how to create a college-going culture; the value and affordability of postsecondary education; career exploration; how to use data to support student success; academic planning; transitions from elementary to middle school and from middle to high school; and how to help students to develop academic mindsets and skills for college and career success. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.  

Teacher: Ann Connelly

AZ GAA102 - College, Career and Academic Planning - TS March 2021

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and development; supporting students in career and postsecondary planning; using data to address equity and to guide academic and career planning; and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. Participants build knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they are expected to engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session.

The term “college” is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training at a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Teacher: Ted Skowron

AZ GAA102 - College, Career and Academic Planning - CB March 2021

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and development; supporting students in career and postsecondary planning; using data to address equity and to guide academic and career planning; and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. Participants build knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they are expected to engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session.

The term “college” is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training at a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Teacher: Cari Burson

Building a College-Going Culture for ALL Students AN Feb 2021

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access advisers, includes four sessions that are designed to help them increase the postsecondary success of the students they serve, particularly those in poverty or students who face barriers in postsecondary planning. The sessions help school counselors and college access advisers develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

The term “college” is used throughout this module to refer to any postsecondary education or training at a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.  


AZ GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications - CB Jan 2021

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address financial aid literacy, completing the FAFSA, and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. School counselors, in collaboration with principals, teachers, and college access professionals, can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to education after high school. This module focuses on how school counselors and college access professionals can support parents and students in navigating financial aid and successfully preparing for postsecondary admissions and applications.

The term “college” is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training at a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Teacher: Cari Burson

AZ GAA101C Building a College-Going Culture for All Students - MB Dec 2020

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access advisers, includes four sessions that are designed to help them increase the postsecondary success of the students they serve, particularly those in poverty or students who face barriers in postsecondary planning. The sessions help school counselors and college access advisers develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

The term “college” is used throughout this module to refer to any postsecondary education or training at a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.


AZ GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications - TS Jan 2021

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address financial aid literacy, completing the FAFSA, and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. School counselors, in collaboration with principals, teachers, and college access professionals, can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to education after high school. This module focuses on how school counselors and college access professionals can support parents and students in navigating financial aid and successfully preparing for postsecondary admissions and applications.

The term “college” is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training at a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Teacher: Ted Skowron

AZ GAA102C College, Career and Academic Planning - DP Feb 2021

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and development; supporting students in career and postsecondary planning; using data to address equity and to guide academic and career planning; and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. Participants build knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they are expected to engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session.

The term “college” is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training at a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Teacher: Daniel Pulu

GAAA104AZ College and Career Planning in the Middle Grades - AC Jan 2021

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes six sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help middle grade students prepare for college and careers. Participants build knowledge and skills in several areas, including how to create a college-going culture; the value and affordability of postsecondary education; career exploration; how to use data to support student success; academic planning; transitions from elementary to middle school and from middle to high school; and how to help students to develop academic mindsets and skills for college and career success. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.  

Teacher: Ann Connelly

AZ GAA102C College, Career and Academic Planning CB October 2020

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and development; supporting students in career and postsecondary planning; using data to address equity and to guide academic and career planning; and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. Participants build knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they are expected to engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session.

The term “college” is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training at a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Teacher: Cari Burson

AZ, GAA104C College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades, AC October 2020

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes six sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help middle grade students prepare for college and careers. Participants build knowledge and skills in several areas, including how to create a college-going culture; the value and affordability of postsecondary education; career exploration; how to use data to support student success; academic planning; transitions from elementary to middle school and from middle to high school; and how to help students to develop academic mindsets and skills for college and career success. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Teacher: Ann Connelly

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (TS Sept2020)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address financial aid literacy, completing the FAFSA, and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. School counselors, in collaboration with principals, teachers, and college access professionals, can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to education after high school. This module focuses on how school counselors and college access professionals can support parents and students in navigating financial aid and successfully preparing for postsecondary admissions and applications.

The term “college” is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training at a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Ted Skowron

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (MB Sept 2020)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address financial aid literacy, completing the FAFSA, and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. School counselors, in collaboration with principals, teachers, and college access professionals, can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to education after high school. This module focuses on how school counselors and college access professionals can support parents and students in navigating financial aid and successfully preparing for postsecondary admissions and applications.

The term “college” is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training at a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Marissa Bachler

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (CB July 2020)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address financial aid literacy, completing the FAFSA, and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. School counselors, in collaboration with principals, teachers, and college access professionals, can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to education after high school. This module focuses on how school counselors and college access professionals can support parents and students in navigating financial aid and successfully preparing for postsecondary admissions and applications.

The term “college” is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training at a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Cari Burson

GAA101C Building a College-Going Culture for All Students (Nerini 11/16 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Tom Nerini

GAA101C Building a College-Going Culture for All Students (TS 1/2019 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Ted Skowron

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (Burson 9/2018 PD)

This course - Financial Aid and College Applications - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Cari Burson

GAA104-AZ College and Career Planning in Middle Grades (Connelly 10/2018)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. You will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in several areas including the creation of a college-going culture, career exploration,  academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. You will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with your colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Ann Connelly

GAA102C College, Career and Academic Planning (Burson 6/2018 PD)

This course - College, Career, and Academic Planning - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and planning, using data to guide academic planning, transition of students from middle school to high school and then to college, and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. As a participant in this course, you will build knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with your colleagues during each session.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

 

Facilitator: Cari Burson

GAA101C Building a College-Going Culture for All Students (LRJones 5/2018 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Laure Jones

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (Burson 2/2018PD)

This course - Financial Aid and College Applications - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Cari Burson

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (Burson 2/2018 PD)

This course - Financial Aid and College Applications - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

GAA104-AZ College and Career Planning in Middle Grades (Connelly 1/2019)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. You will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in several areas including the creation of a college-going culture, career exploration,  academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. You will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with your colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Ann Connelly

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (Nerini 1/2018 PD)

This course - Financial Aid and College Applications - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Tom Nerini

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (Romero-Jones 10/2017 PD)

This course - Financial Aid and College Applications - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Laure Jones

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (Nerini 10/2017 PD)

This course - Financial Aid and College Applications - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Facilitator: Tom Nerini

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (Connelly 05/2017 PD)

This course - Financial Aid and College Applications - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Facilitator: Ann Connelly

GAA101C Building a College-Going Culture for All Students (Romero Jones 06/2017 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Laure Jones

GAA102C College, Career and Academic Planning (Romero-Jones 3/2017 PD)

This course - College, Career, and Academic Planning - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and planning, using data to guide academic planning, transition of students from middle school to high school and then to college, and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

 

Facilitator: Laure Jones

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (Jones 02/2017 PD)

This course - Financial Aid and College Applications - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Facilitator: Laure Jones

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (Gonzalez 01-2017 PD)

This course - Financial Aid and College Applications - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

GAA102C College, Career and Academic Planning (Jones 01/2018 PD)

This course - College, Career, and Academic Planning - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and planning, using data to guide academic planning, transition of students from middle school to high school and then to college, and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. As a participant in this course, you will build knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with your colleagues during each session.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

 

Facilitator: Laure Jones

GAA104-AZ College and Career Planning in Middle Grades (Connelly 3/2019)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. You will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in several areas including the creation of a college-going culture, career exploration,  academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. You will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with your colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Ann Connelly

GAA104-AZ College and Career Planning in Middle Grades (Connelly 9/2018)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. You will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in several areas including the creation of a college-going culture, career exploration,  academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. You will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with your colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Ann Connelly

GAA101C Building a College-Going Culture for All Students (Burson 5/2019 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Cari Burson

GAA101C Building a College-Going Culture for All Students (CB 10/2019 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Cari Burson

GAA104-AZ College and Career Planning in Middle Grades (Connelly 10/2019)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. You will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in several areas including the creation of a college-going culture, career exploration,  academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. You will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with your colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Ann Connelly

GAA102C College, Career and Academic Planning (CB 12/2019 PD)

This course - College, Career, and Academic Planning - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and planning, using data to guide academic planning, transition of students from middle school to high school and then to college, and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. As a participant in this course, you will build knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with your colleagues during each session.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

 

Facilitator: Cari Burson

GAA104-AZ College and Career Planning in Middle Grades (Connelly 1/2020)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. You will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in several areas including the creation of a college-going culture, career exploration,  academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. You will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with your colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Ann Connelly

GAA102C College, Career and Academic Planning (LRJ 3/2019 PD)

This course - College, Career, and Academic Planning - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and planning, using data to guide academic planning, transition of students from middle school to high school and then to college, and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. As a participant in this course, you will build knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with your colleagues during each session.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

 

Facilitator: Laure Jones

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (TN 9/2019 PD)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Students and their families need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. School counselors, in collaboration with principals, teachers, and college access professionals, can guide students and their families through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on how school counselors and college access professionals can support students and their families in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs. 

Facilitator: Tom Nerini, Tom Nerini

GAA101C Building a College-Going Culture for All Students (TS 10/2019 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Ted Skowron

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (RDM 8/2019 PD)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Students and their families need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. School counselors, in collaboration with principals, teachers, and college access professionals, can guide students and their families through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on how school counselors and college access professionals can support students and their families in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs. 

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (TS 8/2019 PD)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Students and their families need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. School counselors, in collaboration with principals, teachers, and college access professionals, can guide students and their families through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on how school counselors and college access professionals can support students and their families in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs. 

Facilitator: Ted Skowron

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (Burson 8/2019 PD)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Students and their families need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. School counselors, in collaboration with principals, teachers, and college access professionals, can guide students and their families through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on how school counselors and college access professionals can support students and their families in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs. 

Facilitator: Cari Burson

GAA104-AZ College and Career Planning in Middle Grades (Connelly 8/2019)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. You will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in several areas including the creation of a college-going culture, career exploration,  academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. You will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with your colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Ann Connelly

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (LRJ 5/2019 PD)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Students and their families need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. School counselors, in collaboration with principals, teachers, and college access professionals, can guide students and their families through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on how school counselors and college access professionals can support students and their families in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs. 

Facilitator: Laure Jones

GAA102C College, Career and Academic Planning (Burson 5/2019 PD)

This course - College, Career, and Academic Planning - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and planning, using data to guide academic planning, transition of students from middle school to high school and then to college, and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. As a participant in this course, you will build knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with your colleagues during each session.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

 

Facilitator: Cari Burson

GAA101C Building a College-Going Culture for All Students (Romero-Jones 5/2019 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Laure Jones

GAA102C College, Career and Academic Planning (Romero-Jones 5/2019 PD)

This course - College, Career, and Academic Planning - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and planning, using data to guide academic planning, transition of students from middle school to high school and then to college, and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. As a participant in this course, you will build knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with your colleagues during each session.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

 

Facilitator: Laure Jones

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (CB 5/2019 PD)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Students and their families need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. School counselors, in collaboration with principals, teachers, and college access professionals, can guide students and their families through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on how school counselors and college access professionals can support students and their families in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs. 

Facilitator: Cari Burson

GAA102C College, Career and Academic Planning (TS 12/2019 PD)

This course - College, Career, and Academic Planning - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and planning, using data to guide academic planning, transition of students from middle school to high school and then to college, and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. As a participant in this course, you will build knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with your colleagues during each session.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

 

Facilitator: Ted Skowron

Financial Aid and College Applications (Nerini 10/16 PD)

This course - Financial Aid and College Applications - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Facilitator: Tom Nerini

Financial Aid and College Applications (Jones 10/16 PD)

This course - Financial Aid and College Applications - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Facilitator: Laure Jones

GAA201 College and Career Counseling for Special-Population Students (TS 1/2020)

This module, developed for school leaders, such as principals, assistant principals, and directors of counseling, helps school leaders understand how to engage effectively with school counselors to take the steps needed to achieve your goals in school improvement. You will gain a better understanding of the impact school counselors can have on student success; understand the school counselor’s role; define a comprehensive school counseling program and how to support one; and practice developing a shared vision for student success with your school counselor. 

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Ted Skowron

College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (Connelly PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on the middle grades, barriers middle school students face, developing early career awareness and planning, transitioning students from elementary grades to middle grades and from middle grades to high school, and engaging them academically. Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they will participate in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session. Each participant will complete a final project consisting of a Module Portfolio containing a completed Barriers Chart, a PowerPoint presentation, and an Action Plan.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Ann Connelly

GAA106A Maximizing School Counselor Impact on Student Success: A Module for School Leaders (Burson 12/2016)

This module, developed for school leaders, such as principals, assistant principals, and directors of counseling, helps school leaders understand how to engage effectively with school counselors to take the steps needed to achieve your goals in school improvement. You will gain a better understanding of the impact school counselors can have on student success; understand the school counselor’s role; define a comprehensive school counseling program and how to support one; and practice developing a shared vision for student success with your school counselor. 

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Cari Burson

GAA104C College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (Connelly 12/2016 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on the middle grades, barriers middle school students face, developing early career awareness and planning, transitioning students from elementary grades to middle grades and from middle grades to high school, and engaging them academically. Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they will participate in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session. Each participant will complete a final project consisting of a Module Portfolio containing a completed Barriers Chart, a PowerPoint presentation, and an Action Plan.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Ann Connelly

Financial Aid and College Applications (Clawson 09/16 PD)

This course - Financial Aid and College Applications - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Facilitator: Rhaelynne Clawson

College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (Burson AZ PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on the middle grades, barriers middle school students face, developing early career awareness and planning, transitioning students from elementary grades to middle grades and from middle grades to high school, and engaging them academically. Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they will participate in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session. Each participant will complete a final project consisting of a Module Portfolio containing a completed Barriers Chart, a PowerPoint presentation, and an Action Plan.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.



Facilitator: Cari Burson

Building a College-Going Culture for All Students (Demo AZ PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Building a College-Going Culture for All Students (Romero-Jones PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Laure Jones

GAA201C College and Career Counseling for Special-Population Students (Zitt 02/2017)

This module, developed for school leaders, such as principals, assistant principals, and directors of counseling, helps school leaders understand how to engage effectively with school counselors to take the steps needed to achieve your goals in school improvement. You will gain a better understanding of the impact school counselors can have on student success; understand the school counselor’s role; define a comprehensive school counseling program and how to support one; and practice developing a shared vision for student success with your school counselor. 

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Jill Zitt

College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (Connelly 09/16 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on the middle grades, barriers middle school students face, developing early career awareness and planning, transitioning students from elementary grades to middle grades and from middle grades to high school, and engaging them academically. Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they will participate in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session. Each participant will complete a final project consisting of a Module Portfolio containing a completed Barriers Chart, a PowerPoint presentation, and an Action Plan.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Ann Connelly

College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (Spangler 0916PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on the middle grades, barriers middle school students face, developing early career awareness and planning, transitioning students from elementary grades to middle grades and from middle grades to high school, and engaging them academically. Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they will participate in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session. Each participant will complete a final project consisting of a Module Portfolio containing a completed Barriers Chart, a PowerPoint presentation, and an Action Plan.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Dawne Spangler

College, Career and Academic Planning (Romero-Jones 0916PD)

This course - College, Career, and Academic Planning - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and planning, using data to guide academic planning, transition of students from middle school to high school and then to college, and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Laure Jones

GAA104C-2 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (4 Sessions PD-Spangler3 10/2017)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. It’s assumed that participants have already completed modules 1-3 before taking this module. Participants will be engaged in building additional knowledge and skills to serve the middle school population in several areas including career exploration for middle school students, academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Dawne Spangler

GAA104C-2 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (4 Sessions PD-Spangler1 10/2017)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. It’s assumed that participants have already completed modules 1-3 before taking this module. Participants will be engaged in building additional knowledge and skills to serve the middle school population in several areas including career exploration for middle school students, academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Dawne Spangler

College, Career and Academic Planning (Romero-Jones AZ PD)

This course - College, Career, and Academic Planning - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and planning, using data to guide academic planning, transition of students from middle school to high school and then to college, and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Laure Jones

GAA104C-2 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (4 Sessions PD-Spangler 4/2018)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. It’s assumed that participants have already completed modules 1-3 before taking this module. Participants will be engaged in building additional knowledge and skills to serve the middle school population in several areas including career exploration for middle school students, academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Dawne Spangler

GAA104C-2 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (4 Sessions PD-Spangler 3/2018)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. It’s assumed that participants have already completed modules 1-3 before taking this module. Participants will be engaged in building additional knowledge and skills to serve the middle school population in several areas including career exploration for middle school students, academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Dawne Spangler

GAA104C-2 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (4 Sessions PD-Connelly 3/2018)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. It’s assumed that participants have already completed modules 1-3 before taking this module. Participants will be engaged in building additional knowledge and skills to serve the middle school population in several areas including career exploration for middle school students, academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Ann Connelly

GAA104C College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (4 Sessions PD Connelly 1/2018)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on the middle grades, barriers middle school students face, developing early career awareness and planning, transitioning students from elementary grades to middle grades and from middle grades to high school, and engaging them academically. You will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and will participate in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session. 

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Ann Connelly

GAA104C College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (4 Sessions PD Spangler 1/2018)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on the middle grades, barriers middle school students face, developing early career awareness and planning, transitioning students from elementary grades to middle grades and from middle grades to high school, and engaging them academically. You will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and will participate in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session. 

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Dawne Spangler

GAA104C-2 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (4 Sessions PD-Connelly 9/2017)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. It’s assumed that participants have already completed modules 1-3 before taking this module. Participants will be engaged in building additional knowledge and skills to serve the middle school population in several areas including career exploration for middle school students, academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

GAA201C College and Career Counseling for Special-Population Students (Nerini 11/2017)

This module, developed for school leaders, such as principals, assistant principals, and directors of counseling, helps school leaders understand how to engage effectively with school counselors to take the steps needed to achieve your goals in school improvement. You will gain a better understanding of the impact school counselors can have on student success; understand the school counselor’s role; define a comprehensive school counseling program and how to support one; and practice developing a shared vision for student success with your school counselor. 

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Tom Nerini

GAA104C-2 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (4 Sessions PD-Connelly1 11/2017)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. It’s assumed that participants have already completed modules 1-3 before taking this module. Participants will be engaged in building additional knowledge and skills to serve the middle school population in several areas including career exploration for middle school students, academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Ann Connelly

GAA104C-2 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (4 Sessions PD-Spangler2 11/2017)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. It’s assumed that participants have already completed modules 1-3 before taking this module. Participants will be engaged in building additional knowledge and skills to serve the middle school population in several areas including career exploration for middle school students, academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Dawne Spangler

GAA104C-2 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (4 Sessions PD-Spangler1 11/2017)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. It’s assumed that participants have already completed modules 1-3 before taking this module. Participants will be engaged in building additional knowledge and skills to serve the middle school population in several areas including career exploration for middle school students, academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Dawne Spangler

GAA104C-2 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (4 Sessions PD-Connelly2 10/2017)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. It’s assumed that participants have already completed modules 1-3 before taking this module. Participants will be engaged in building additional knowledge and skills to serve the middle school population in several areas including career exploration for middle school students, academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Ann Connelly

GAA104C-2 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (4 Sessions PD-Connelly1 10/2017)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. It’s assumed that participants have already completed modules 1-3 before taking this module. Participants will be engaged in building additional knowledge and skills to serve the middle school population in several areas including career exploration for middle school students, academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Ann Connelly

GAA104C-2 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (4 Sessions PD-Spangler2 10/2017)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. It’s assumed that participants have already completed modules 1-3 before taking this module. Participants will be engaged in building additional knowledge and skills to serve the middle school population in several areas including career exploration for middle school students, academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Dawne Spangler

GAA104C-2 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (4 Sessions PD-Connelly2 11/2017)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. It’s assumed that participants have already completed modules 1-3 before taking this module. Participants will be engaged in building additional knowledge and skills to serve the middle school population in several areas including career exploration for middle school students, academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Ann Connelly

Financial Aid and College Applications (Nerini AZ PD)

This course - Financial Aid and College Applications - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Facilitator: Tom Nerini

GAA102C: COLLEGE, CAREER AND ACADEMIC PLANNING​ -TS June 2021

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and development; supporting students in career and postsecondary planning; using data to address equity and to guide academic and career planning; and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. Participants build knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they are expected to engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session.

The term “college” is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training at a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.


GAA203C Illinois July 2020 Jetton-Gonzales Brambila

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes five sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help students prepare for postsecondary education and careers. This is an advanced level course that builds knowledge and skills learned in prior Go Alliance Academy modules. Participants will learn about postsecondary learning opportunities that are a two-year degree or less and how these programs can lead to success in various career fields. In addition, this module covers NCAA scholarship information and how to ethically support students through process. Participants will also learn how to help students connect their career goals to postsecondary planning; how to best support students through the postsecondary application, admissions, and transitions processes; and how to help students make informed postsecondary decisions based on match and fit, cost of attendance, and the average graduation rates at various postsecondary institutions.

GAA203C Illinois July 2020 Moya Talavera

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes five sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help students prepare for postsecondary education and careers. This is an advanced level course that builds knowledge and skills learned in prior Go Alliance Academy modules. Participants will learn about postsecondary learning opportunities that are a two-year degree or less and how these programs can lead to success in various career fields. In addition, this module covers NCAA scholarship information and how to ethically support students through process. Participants will also learn how to help students connect their career goals to postsecondary planning; how to best support students through the postsecondary application, admissions, and transitions processes; and how to help students make informed postsecondary decisions based on match and fit, cost of attendance, and the average graduation rates at various postsecondary institutions.

GAA203C Illinois July 2020 Heaton Nelson

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes five sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help students prepare for postsecondary education and careers. This is an advanced level course that builds knowledge and skills learned in prior Go Alliance Academy modules. Participants will learn about postsecondary learning opportunities that are a two-year degree or less and how these programs can lead to success in various career fields. In addition, this module covers NCAA scholarship information and how to ethically support students through process. Participants will also learn how to help students connect their career goals to postsecondary planning; how to best support students through the postsecondary application, admissions, and transitions processes; and how to help students make informed postsecondary decisions based on match and fit, cost of attendance, and the average graduation rates at various postsecondary institutions.

GAA203C Illinois July 2020 Espinosa Chrum

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes five sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help students prepare for postsecondary education and careers. This is an advanced level course that builds knowledge and skills learned in prior Go Alliance Academy modules. Participants will learn about postsecondary learning opportunities that are a two-year degree or less and how these programs can lead to success in various career fields.

Teacher: Meghan Chrum

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (KH/SN July 2020)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address financial aid literacy, completing the FAFSA, and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. School counselors, in collaboration with principals, teachers, and college access professionals, can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to education after high school.

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (SE/MC July 2020)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address financial aid literacy, completing the FAFSA, and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. School counselors, in collaboration with principals, teachers, and college access professionals, can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to education after high school.

GAA101C Building a College-Going Culture for All Students (JG 3/2019 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

GAA101C Building a College-Going Culture for All Students (JJG 6/2019 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

GAA202C Advancing College and Career Readiness Through a Comprehensive School Counseling Program (Rock 5/2018)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help students prepare for postsecondary education and careers. As a course participant, you will build knowledge and skills in several areas, including how to advance the counselor’s role through ethical practice and advocacy, how to evaluate postsecondary education and career advising programs, how to build partnerships and social capital, and how to maximize time and effectiveness. You will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with colleagues during each session and complete practical, hands-on activities while working toward an Action Plan throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA203C Advanced Skills in Postsecondary Education and Career Advising (Rock 5/2018)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors,  pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes five sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help students prepare for postsecondary education and careers. You will build knowledge and skills in several areas, including how to help students create a five year plan, how to help students connect postsecondary planning to career goals, how to help students and families make informed postsecondary decisions, and how to maximize student success in the application and admissions process. You will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session and complete practical, hands-on activities while working toward a Final Action Plan throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA203C Advanced Skills in Postsecondary Education and Career Advising (Nmah 11/2018)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors,  pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes five sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help students prepare for postsecondary education and careers. You will build knowledge and skills in several areas, including how to help students create a five year plan, how to help students connect postsecondary planning to career goals, how to help students and families make informed postsecondary decisions, and how to maximize student success in the application and admissions process. You will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session and complete practical, hands-on activities while working toward a Final Action Plan throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Juterh Nmah

GAA202C Advancing College and Career Readiness Through a Comprehensive School Counseling Program (Rock 5/2019) copy 1

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help students prepare for postsecondary education and careers. As a course participant, you will build knowledge and skills in several areas, including how to advance the counselor’s role through ethical practice and advocacy, how to evaluate postsecondary education and career advising programs, how to build partnerships and social capital, and how to maximize time and effectiveness. You will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with colleagues during each session and complete practical, hands-on activities while working toward an Action Plan throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA203C Advanced Skills in Postsecondary Education and Career Advising (Rock 5/2019)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors,  pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes five sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help students prepare for postsecondary education and careers. You will build knowledge and skills in several areas, including how to help students create a five year plan, how to help students connect postsecondary planning to career goals, how to help students and families make informed postsecondary decisions, and how to maximize student success in the application and admissions process. You will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session and complete practical, hands-on activities while working toward a Final Action Plan throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA203C Advanced Skills in Postsecondary Education and Career Advising (WR 1/2020)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors,  pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes five sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help students prepare for postsecondary education and careers. You will build knowledge and skills in several areas, including how to help students create a five year plan, how to help students connect postsecondary planning to career goals, how to help students and families make informed postsecondary decisions, and how to maximize student success in the application and admissions process. You will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session and complete practical, hands-on activities while working toward a Final Action Plan throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA202C Advancing College and Career Readiness Through a Comprehensive School Counseling Program (WR 1/2020)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help students prepare for postsecondary education and careers. As a course participant, you will build knowledge and skills in several areas, including how to advance the counselor’s role through ethical practice and advocacy, how to evaluate postsecondary education and career advising programs, how to build partnerships and social capital, and how to maximize time and effectiveness. You will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with colleagues during each session and complete practical, hands-on activities while working toward an Action Plan throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA201C College and Career Counseling for Special-Population Students (Rock 5/2019)

This module, developed for school leaders, such as principals, assistant principals, and directors of counseling, helps school leaders understand how to engage effectively with school counselors to take the steps needed to achieve your goals in school improvement. You will gain a better understanding of the impact school counselors can have on student success; understand the school counselor’s role; define a comprehensive school counseling program and how to support one; and practice developing a shared vision for student success with your school counselor. 

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA201C College and Career Counseling for Special-Population Students (Rock 5/2018)

This module, developed for school leaders, such as principals, assistant principals, and directors of counseling, helps school leaders understand how to engage effectively with school counselors to take the steps needed to achieve your goals in school improvement. You will gain a better understanding of the impact school counselors can have on student success; understand the school counselor’s role; define a comprehensive school counseling program and how to support one; and practice developing a shared vision for student success with your school counselor. 

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA201C College and Career Counseling for Special-Population Students (Nmah 11/2018)

This module, developed for school leaders, such as principals, assistant principals, and directors of counseling, helps school leaders understand how to engage effectively with school counselors to take the steps needed to achieve your goals in school improvement. You will gain a better understanding of the impact school counselors can have on student success; understand the school counselor’s role; define a comprehensive school counseling program and how to support one; and practice developing a shared vision for student success with your school counselor. 

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Juterh Nmah

GAA201C College and Career Counseling for Special-Population Students (WR 1/2020)

This module, developed for school leaders, such as principals, assistant principals, and directors of counseling, helps school leaders understand how to engage effectively with school counselors to take the steps needed to achieve your goals in school improvement. You will gain a better understanding of the impact school counselors can have on student success; understand the school counselor’s role; define a comprehensive school counseling program and how to support one; and practice developing a shared vision for student success with your school counselor. 

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA106A Maximizing School Counselor Impact on Student Success: A Module for School Leaders (WR 1/2020)

This module, developed for school leaders, such as principals, assistant principals, and directors of counseling, helps school leaders understand how to engage effectively with school counselors to take the steps needed to achieve your goals in school improvement. You will gain a better understanding of the impact school counselors can have on student success; understand the school counselor’s role; define a comprehensive school counseling program and how to support one; and practice developing a shared vision for student success with your school counselor. 

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA202C Advancing College and Career Readiness Through a Comprehensive School Counseling Program (Marino 8/2017 AC)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors,  pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help students prepare for postsecondary education and careers. Participants will build knowledge and skills in several areas, including how to advance the counselor’s role through ethical practice and advocacy, how to evaluate postsecondary education and career advising programs, how to build partnerships and social capital, and how to maximize time and effectiveness. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session and complete practical, hands-on activities while working toward an Action Plan throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Reshelle Marino

GAA202C Advancing College and Career Readiness Through a Comprehensive School Counseling Program (Marino 8/2017 AC) copy 1

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors,  pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help students prepare for postsecondary education and careers. Participants will build knowledge and skills in several areas, including how to advance the counselor’s role through ethical practice and advocacy, how to evaluate postsecondary education and career advising programs, how to build partnerships and social capital, and how to maximize time and effectiveness. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session and complete practical, hands-on activities while working toward an Action Plan throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

GAA105C College and Career Advising in the Elementary Grades (Marino 5/2017 AC)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Reshelle Marino

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (Marino 5/2017 AC)

This course - Financial Aid and College Applications - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Facilitator: Reshelle Marino

GAA102C College, Career and Academic Planning (Marino 5/2017 AC)

This course - College, Career, and Academic Planning - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and planning, using data to guide academic planning, transition of students from middle school to high school and then to college, and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

 

Facilitator: Reshelle Marino

GAA101C Building a College-Going Culture for All Students (Marino 5/2017 AC)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

GAA201C College and Career Counseling for Special-Population Students (Marino 8/2017)

This module, developed for school leaders, such as principals, assistant principals, and directors of counseling, helps school leaders understand how to engage effectively with school counselors to take the steps needed to achieve your goals in school improvement. You will gain a better understanding of the impact school counselors can have on student success; understand the school counselor’s role; define a comprehensive school counseling program and how to support one; and practice developing a shared vision for student success with your school counselor. 

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Reshelle Marino

GAA106A Maximizing School Counselor Impact on Student Success: A Module for School Leaders (Marino 8/2017)

This module, developed for school leaders, such as principals, assistant principals, and directors of counseling, helps school leaders understand how to engage effectively with school counselors to take the steps needed to achieve your goals in school improvement. You will gain a better understanding of the impact school counselors can have on student success; understand the school counselor’s role; define a comprehensive school counseling program and how to support one; and practice developing a shared vision for student success with your school counselor. 

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Reshelle Marino

GAA201C College and Career Counseling for Special-Population Students (Marino 5/2017)

This module, developed for school leaders, such as principals, assistant principals, and directors of counseling, helps school leaders understand how to engage effectively with school counselors to take the steps needed to achieve your goals in school improvement. You will gain a better understanding of the impact school counselors can have on student success; understand the school counselor’s role; define a comprehensive school counseling program and how to support one; and practice developing a shared vision for student success with your school counselor. 

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Reshelle Marino

GAA107T College and Career Advising for Educators: A Module for Teacher Advisors (Marino 5/2017)

This module, developed for school leaders, such as principals, assistant principals, and directors of counseling, helps school leaders understand how to engage effectively with school counselors to take the steps needed to achieve your goals in school improvement. You will gain a better understanding of the impact school counselors can have on student success; understand the school counselor’s role; define a comprehensive school counseling program and how to support one; and practice developing a shared vision for student success with your school counselor. 

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Reshelle Marino

GAA106A Maximizing School Counselor Impact on Student Success: A Module for School Leaders (Marino 5/2017)

This module, developed for school leaders, such as principals, assistant principals, and directors of counseling, helps school leaders understand how to engage effectively with school counselors to take the steps needed to achieve your goals in school improvement. You will gain a better understanding of the impact school counselors can have on student success; understand the school counselor’s role; define a comprehensive school counseling program and how to support one; and practice developing a shared vision for student success with your school counselor. 

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Reshelle Marino

GAA104C College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (Series Version AC Marino 5/2017)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on the middle grades, barriers middle school students face, developing early career awareness and planning, transitioning students from elementary grades to middle grades and from middle grades to high school, and engaging them academically. Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they will participate in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session. Each participant will complete a final project consisting of a Module Portfolio containing a completed Barriers Chart, a PowerPoint presentation, and an Action Plan.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Reshelle Marino

Financial Aid and College Applications (Nmah/Cobb 10/16 AC)

This course - Financial Aid and College Applications - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Facilitator: Tireka Cobb, Juterh Nmah

LA GAA202C Advancing College and Career Readiness Through a Comprehensive School Counseling Program WRJan2021

This module includes four sessions that help school counselors analyze their current practices and redesign their school counseling programs to more effectively help students prepare for postsecondary education and careers. Participants will build knowledge and skills in several areas, including how to advocate for school counseling services; how to evaluate postsecondary education and career advising practices; how to build school-based, community-based, and postsecondary partnerships; and how to maximize counselors’ time and effectiveness. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session and complete practical, hands-on activities while working toward a Final Action Plan throughout the course.

Teacher: Wendy Rock

LA GAA203C Advanced Skills in College and Career Advising - WR 2021

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes five sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help students prepare for postsecondary education and careers. This is an advanced level course that builds knowledge and skills learned in prior Go Alliance Academy modules. Participants will learn about postsecondary learning opportunities that are a two-year degree or less and how these programs can lead to success in various career fields. In addition, this module covers NCAA scholarship information and how to ethically support students through process. Participants will also learn how to help students connect their career goals to postsecondary planning; how to best support students through the postsecondary application, admissions, and transitions processes; and how to help students make informed postsecondary decisions based on match and fit, cost of attendance, and the average graduation rates at various postsecondary institutions.

Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session and complete practical, hands-on activities while working toward a Final Action Plan throughout the course.


Teacher: Wendy Rock

LA GAA201C College and Career Counseling for Special-Population Students - WR Jan 2021

The College and Career Counseling for Special-Population Students module was developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors and college access professionals. It includes six sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help special-population students prepare for college and careers.

Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in several areas, including understanding and identifying special populations, building support systems, planning for school, maintaining records, exploring the college application and financial aid processes, and helping students successfully transition into education after high school.

Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session and will complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course. 


Teacher: Wendy Rock

LA GAA105C College and Career Advising in the Elementary Grades - WR Jan 2021

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes five sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help elementary grade students prepare for college and careers. Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in several areas, including the creation of a college-going culture, the value and affordability of postsecondary education, career exploration, using data to support student success, academic planning, transitions to elementary school and from elementary to middle school, and helping students to develop academic mindsets and skills. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course. 

The term “college” is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training at a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs. 


Teacher: Wendy Rock

LA GAA104C College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades - WR Jan 2021

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes six sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help middle grade students prepare for college and careers. Participants build knowledge and skills in several areas, including how to create a college-going culture; the value and affordability of postsecondary education; career exploration; how to use data to support student success; academic planning; transitions from elementary to middle school and from middle to high school; and how to help students to develop academic mindsets and skills for college and career success. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Teacher: Wendy Rock

LA GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications - WR Jan 2021

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address financial aid literacy, completing the FAFSA, and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. School counselors, in collaboration with principals, teachers, and college access professionals, can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to education after high school. This module focuses on how school counselors and college access professionals can support parents and students in navigating financial aid and successfully preparing for postsecondary admissions and applications.

The term “college” is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training at a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Teacher: Wendy Rock

LA GAA102C College, Career and Academic Planning - WR Jan 2021

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and development; supporting students in career and postsecondary planning; using data to address equity and to guide academic and career planning; and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. Participants build knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they are expected to engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session.

The term “college” is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training at a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Teacher: Wendy Rock

LA GAA101C Building a College-Going Culture for All Students - WR Jan 2021

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access advisers, includes four sessions that are designed to help them increase the postsecondary success of the students they serve, particularly those in poverty or students who face barriers in postsecondary planning. The sessions help school counselors and college access advisers develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

The term “college” is used throughout this module to refer to any postsecondary education or training at a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.


Teacher: Wendy Rock

GAA101C Building a College-Going Culture for All Students (Rock 5/30/2018 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (Nmah 1/2018 PD)

This course - Financial Aid and College Applications - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Juterh Nmah

GAA105C College and Career Advising in the Elementary Grades (Marino 8/2017 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Reshelle Marino

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (Marino 8/2017 PD)

This course - Financial Aid and College Applications - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Facilitator: Reshelle Marino

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (PD Nmah 9/2017)

This course - Financial Aid and College Applications - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Facilitator: Juterh Nmah

GAA101C Building a College-Going Culture for All Students (Marino 8/2017 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Reshelle Marino

GAA102C College, Career and Academic Planning (Rock 5/2018 PD)

This course - College, Career, and Academic Planning - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and planning, using data to guide academic planning, transition of students from middle school to high school and then to college, and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. As a participant in this course, you will build knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with your colleagues during each session.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

 

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (Nmah 04/2017 PD)

This course - Financial Aid and College Applications - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Facilitator: Juterh Nmah

GAA102C College, Career and Academic Planning (Marino 8/2017 PD)

This course - College, Career, and Academic Planning - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and planning, using data to guide academic planning, transition of students from middle school to high school and then to college, and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

 

Facilitator: Reshelle Marino

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (Rock 5/2018 PD)

This course - Financial Aid and College Applications - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA105C College and Career Advising in the Elementary Grades (Rock 5/2018 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA105C College and Career Advising in the Elementary Grades (WR 1/2020 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA102C College, Career and Academic Planning (Rock 5/2019 PD)

This course - College, Career, and Academic Planning - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and planning, using data to guide academic planning, transition of students from middle school to high school and then to college, and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. As a participant in this course, you will build knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with your colleagues during each session.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

 

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (Rock 5/2019 PD)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Students and their families need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. School counselors, in collaboration with principals, teachers, and college access professionals, can guide students and their families through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on how school counselors and college access professionals can support students and their families in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs. 

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA105C College and Career Advising in the Elementary Grades (Rock 5/2019 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA103C Financial Aid and College Applications (WR 1/2020 PD)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions which address financial literacy, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Students and their families need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. School counselors, in collaboration with principals, teachers, and college access professionals, can guide students and their families through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on how school counselors and college access professionals can support students and their families in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs. 

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA102C College, Career and Academic Planning (WR 1/2020 PD)

This course - College, Career, and Academic Planning - developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on engaging students in early career awareness and planning, using data to guide academic planning, transition of students from middle school to high school and then to college, and the importance of postsecondary choices and finding the right postsecondary fit. As a participant in this course, you will build knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with your colleagues during each session.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

 

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA101C Building a College-Going Culture for All Students (WR 1/2020 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service school counselors, includes four sessions: understanding the national workforce landscape and 21st Century careers; cultural competency and equity; understanding, communicating, and advocating for the role of the school counselor in college and career planning; and creating a school-wide college-going culture. These sessions are designed for school counselors to develop an understanding of their role in developing a college-going mission for all students, particularly students in poverty or facing other barriers in postsecondary planning. Additionally the sessions help counselors develop approaches for communicating and working with high-poverty students and diverse populations to remove barriers to high aspirations and achievement.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College"refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA104C-1 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (Rock 5/2018 6S PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes six sessions that focus on the middle grades, barriers middle school students face, developing early career awareness and planning, transitioning students from elementary grades to middle grades and from middle grades to high school, and engaging them academically. Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they will participate in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session. Each participant will complete a final project consisting of a Module Portfolio containing a completed Barriers Chart, a PowerPoint presentation, and an Action Plan.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA104C-1 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (WR 1/2020 6 SPD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes six sessions that focus on the middle grades, barriers middle school students face, developing early career awareness and planning, transitioning students from elementary grades to middle grades and from middle grades to high school, and engaging them academically. Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they will participate in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session. Each participant will complete a final project consisting of a Module Portfolio containing a completed Barriers Chart, a PowerPoint presentation, and an Action Plan.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA104C-2 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (4S PD Nmah 9/2017)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. It’s assumed that participants have already completed modules 1-3 before taking this module. Participants will be engaged in building additional knowledge and skills to serve the middle school population in several areas including career exploration for middle school students, academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Juterh Nmah

GAA104C-1 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (Marino 8/2017 6 Sessions PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes six sessions that focus on the middle grades, barriers middle school students face, developing early career awareness and planning, transitioning students from elementary grades to middle grades and from middle grades to high school, and engaging them academically. Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they will participate in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session. Each participant will complete a final project consisting of a Module Portfolio containing a completed Barriers Chart, a PowerPoint presentation, and an Action Plan.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Reshelle Marino

GAA104C-2 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (Marino 8/2017 4 Sessions PD)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. It’s assumed that participants have already completed modules 1-3 before taking this module. Participants will be engaged in building additional knowledge and skills to serve the middle school population in several areas including career exploration for middle school students, academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Reshelle Marino

GAA104C-1 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (Rock 6 Sessions PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes six sessions that focus on the middle grades, barriers middle school students face, developing early career awareness and planning, transitioning students from elementary grades to middle grades and from middle grades to high school, and engaging them academically. Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they will participate in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session. Each participant will complete a final project consisting of a Module Portfolio containing a completed Barriers Chart, a PowerPoint presentation, and an Action Plan.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Wendy Rock

GAA104C-2 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (Nmah 1/2018 4S PD)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. It’s assumed that participants have already completed modules 1-3 before taking this module. Participants will be engaged in building additional knowledge and skills to serve the middle school population in several areas including career exploration for middle school students, academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Juterh Nmah

GAA104C-2 College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (Nmah 11/2018 4S PD)

This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes four sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to counsel middle grade students for college and careers. It’s assumed that participants have already completed modules 1-3 before taking this module. Participants will be engaged in building additional knowledge and skills to serve the middle school population in several areas including career exploration for middle school students, academic planning and transitions from elementary to middle and middle to high school, and developing academic mindsets and skills. Participants will engage in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session, and complete practical, hands-on activities throughout the course.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training. "College" refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Juterh Nmah

GAA104C College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades (Nmah 04/2017 PD)

This course, developed for practicing professional school counselors and pre-service counselors, includes four sessions that focus on the middle grades, barriers middle school students face, developing early career awareness and planning, transitioning students from elementary grades to middle grades and from middle grades to high school, and engaging them academically. Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in each of these areas, and they will participate in constructive discussions in a learning community with their colleagues during each session. Each participant will complete a final project consisting of a Module Portfolio containing a completed Barriers Chart, a PowerPoint presentation, and an Action Plan.

Note: The term "college" is used throughout this course to refer to any postsecondary education or training in accordance with the NCAN definition: "College" … refers to a Pell-eligible educational institution beyond the high school level, including those that offer apprenticeship programs, certificates, and associate and/or bachelor degree programs.

Facilitator: Juterh Nmah