Set : OSPI/WSAC Wednesday Webinars for School Counselors
During the 2017-18 school year, the Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) will co-host a series of webinars for school counselors. Over the course of the year, we hope to provide relevant and timely information related to college readiness and financial aid, including specific policy changes and useful tools and resources to help you support students.
Webinars take place monthly, always on a Wednesday, from 10:30 – 11:30 AM.
Webinar registration information will be posted here as it becomes available, as will the recordings and supporting materials from previous webinars. Registration information will also be sent on OSPI's News & More for School Counselors. Subscribe at https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/WAOSPI/subscriber/new.
October 4 - Webinar #1 Financial Aid Updates/GET 529/12th Year Campaign (youtube)
This webinar will review the financial aid applicaitons in Washington and provide some updates for the 2018-19 financial aid season.
November 1 - Webinar #2 (OSPI) High School & Beyond Planning (youtube)
With the passage or HB 2224 there are new requirements for the High School & Beyond Plan that begin in 2017-2018. These new requirements are connected to the state assessments to prepare students with an intentional plan to graduate with a meaningful postsecondary path. At this webinar the new requirements will be discussed, with tools to make tracking this graduation requirement more efficient.
Personalized Planning and Postsecondary Pathways for All (apprenticeship, community college programs, and other pathways for postsecondary success) (OSPI)
K-12 Career and College Planning (OSPI)
Supporting and Creating a College Going Culture for Underserved Students (College Bound Scholarship students, Re-Pledge of CBS and College/Senior Declaration Day) (WSAC/WCAN)
Serving Special Populations (WSAC)
Four-Year College Admission and CADR Updates (WSAC)
Dual Credit (OSPI)