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ZOOM with Parent U
Planning for the Future T-2-4 Series

For middle and high school students and families

 

Financial Aid Overview (HS)
Tuesday, September 22                                     6-7pm
Register Here: English / Spanish 

Join us to learn how to apply for financial aid and the type of aid available. This overview session will include information about the FAFSA, TASFA, and the CSS profile. (Presented by Susie Velis, SBISD Guidance and Counseling).

College Applications in the COVID Climate (HS)
Tuesday, September 29                                     6-7pm
     
Register Here: English / Spanish 

Come learn how to strengthen an average application, turn virtual learning weaknesses into strengths, and nurture relationships with teachers and counselors in order to stand out academically and socially during these uncertain times. (Presented by Ibrahim Firat, Firat Education).

Preparing for the Future with Advanced Coursework (Pre-AP, AP, Dual Credit, OnRamps) (MS/HS)
Thursday, October 8                                           6-7pm
Register Here: English / Spanish 

What are advanced courses and what is the difference between them? Learn about a variety of courses offered in middle and high school and which one(s) are best for your student. (Presented by Amy Ellingson, SBISD Advanced Academics). 

Scholarships 101 (MS/HS)
Tuesday, November 17             
                        6-7pm
Register Here: English / Spanish 
  

Scholarships are a great way to gain free money to assist with the costs of college. Join us as we discuss how to identify trustworthy search engines, types of scholarships, options for applying, and techniques to stand out. (Presented by Lendora Johnson, SBISD Guidance and Counseling). 

Military Roundtable (MS/HS)
Wednesday, November 18                   
            6-7pm
Register Here: English / Spanish 

Join us to learn about the opportunities extended to you while enlisted in a US military branch. (Presented by Amanda Boquist, SBISD and representatives from all military branches). 

Certification, Apprenticeship, and Technical Programs (HS)
Thursday, November 19            
                        6-7pm
Register Here: English / Spanish 

Come learn about post-secondary certification, apprenticeship, and technical programs available for short-term training that will prepare you for in-demand jobs. (Presented by Susie Velis, SBISD Guidance and Counseling).

MS: presentations best for middle school families
HS: presentations best for high school families
MS/HS: presentations for both middle and high school families
 

More sessions to come! Visit the SBISD Parent U site for more information http://online.springbranchisd.com/parentu/

Hosted by SBISD Family E3 Team and the SBISD Guidance and Counseling Department

Questions – FamilyE3@springbranchisd.com

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