College & Career Workshops

 

The Spotlight on College and Career events are workshops designed for parents and students to help you navigate the sometimes confusing pathway to college and/or career.  They are typically designed to address the concerns particular to a grade level.  

2016-2017 College and Career Presentations


The College and Career Presentations are workshops designed for parents and students to help you navigate the sometimes confusing pathway to college and/or career.  They are typically designed to address the concerns particular to a grade level. 

All workshops will be held at 7:00 P.M. in the Schaeper Center

September:  Financial Aid Workshop : Thursday, September 15th 
This workshop is for Senior Parents/students.  Jodi Ermano, a representative from Summit College Funding will talk about the financial aid process, forms, deadlines, tricky questions and what to expect.  

October: College Planning for Seniors - Q & A Panel: Monday, October 3rd
This event will have several different admissions representatives to answer commonly asked questions about the college process, applying, scholarships, etc… Some of the schools that will be represented are: University of Cincinnati, The Ohio State University, Northern Kentucky University, & Thomas More College.   

November: College Planning Night for Juniors : Tuesday, November 15th  
Juniors and their parents will have the opportunity to choose 4 of 10 mini-workshops (either together or separately). Each workshop topic will be presented by a college admission representative and/or Elder’s Guidance Staff:

  1. Careers
  2. “First time” parents
  3. ACT/SAT
  4. Choosing a major
  5. Application Process
  6. Scholarships/Financial Aid
  7. Putting your “college list” together
  8. Making College visits
  9. NCAA Eligibility issues
  10. Community colleges

Representatives from the following colleges/universities will be in attendance: Xavier University, University of South Carolina, Marian University, Mount St. Joseph University, Cincinnati State, Northern Kentucky University, & Thomas More College

December: College and Beyond Workshop: Tuesday, December 13th 
This workshop will be for all current student/parents of Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors.  This workshop will be led by professional and CEO of College and Beyond, Dan Bisig.  His goal is to help families navigate their way through process of college admission, preparation and funding.  He offers a detailed roadmap for parents and students, so you can reach your goals!

January: Navigate with Naviance: Thursday, January 19th (subject to change) 
This workshop is designed to familiarize freshman parents/students with Naviance and how it can be used to facilitate the “college” process.  

September-December:  College Visits
College representatives visit Elder throughout the first semester. These are intended for juniors and seniors.  The dates and times are always posted on Naviance.  If a parent would like to attend, please contact Mrs. Lind to reserve a spot.



Please check back for more details on upcoming College & Career events for the 2016-17 school year.

For more information or questions about the Spotlight on College & Career workshops, please contact Mrs. Erin Lind at 921-3439 or lindeo@elderhs.net.