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September 11, 2017 - December 18, 2017
Course Format: 15 Online Asynchronous Modules
The asynchronous model allows you to take courses as your schedule permits.
Registration Fee: $350 per participant - does not include any additional p-credit fee (if applicable)
Registration Deadline: Registration closes at 5:00pm EST on September 7, 2017
Units Awarded: All participants who complete the 15 modules during the specified enrollment period will receive a Certificate of Completion and 3 Continuing Education Units, 30 CTLEs or 3 p-credits.
Any attendee who is taking this course for CTLE credit for NY State must enter their name exactly as it appears on the TEACH website in accordance with NYSED requirements.
Questions? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
School counselors, college access professionals, other educators, and community stakeholders play an integral role in the college application process. Students and families who are new to the college application and financial aid process often find themselves lost among forms, deadlines and higher education language that does not resonate with them. Students and families, especially those in underserved high schools, are more likely to report feeling ill-prepared for this process. As a result, many of these students decide not to attend college or limit their possibilities to two-year or under-resourced colleges.
Dedicated counselors, educators, and other stakeholders who are specifically trained in college advisement can close the gap in knowledge around higher education. Counselors are vital to a student’s academic success because they demystify the college admissions process. TC CAP-online seeks to provide targeted curriculum on college advising, improve professional competence, and increase college opportunities for underserved high school students. This program will achieve this by:
- offering a specialized curriculum in college advising with an emphasis on serving high performing and low income students
- reducing the inequities in college attendance and graduation for underserved students by training culturally competent school counselors and advisors
- creating strategic alliances and partnerships in the community to enhance outreach and service delivery
- building a well-trained, diverse, and vigorous workforce of school counselors and paraprofessionals who will serve as agents of change and social advocates in reducing disparities in higher education
The College Advising Continuing Education program was made possible, in part, by a grant from the