Amidst the stay-at-home virtual environment, we are hosting regular Zoom calls for high school counselors and access advisers to connect with one another, learn updates, and share resources.
In August we will start our Professional Development Institute workshops for the year – all virtual and every other week!
Join us for our upcoming virtual lunches:
- July 31 at 12 Noon: Financial Aid “meet and greet” – presented with MASFAP – register today!
Notes, videos and resources from previous Brown Bag calls:
- March 27 –
- April 3 – Admissions updates from UMSL, Southeast Missouri State, Missouri State, Webster and Maryville.
- April 10 – Guests included an ACT representative and financial aid officers from SIUE, UCM, MO State, UMSL, Northwest MO State, Mizzou and Stephens. MDHEWD update on state scholarships and overview of StriveScan Virtual College Exploration Week. Thanks to MASFAP for helping with this Zoom call.
- April 17 – Guests included MSCA on social-emotional supports for students and MO College Advising Corps on new open advising hours for students.
- April 24
- Summer internships/jobs – STL Youth Jobs, St. Louis Internship Program; Emergency grants/CARES Act funding – panel of higher ed colleagues, including Mizzou, UMKC, SEMO, Maryville, UCM, UMSL, SIUE, Missouri State, SLU; and Scholarship Central, MO Scholarship & Loan Foundation, St. Louis Community Foundation scholarship updates
- Scholarship Central handout – opportunities 2020-2021 new deadlines
- PPT – Brown Bag Lunch 4.24.20
- Video/audio recording
- STL Graduates Brown Bag Lunch April 24 NOTES and CHAT
- May 1:
- St. Louis Community College update; UMSL Commit to Success College Prep Talks; Supporting 2020 seniors – Big Brothers Big Sisters; Supporting students with disabilities – Starkloff Disability Institute; Supporting student athletes – Trudy Steins; 2020 Seniors support group – West County Psychological Services
- Video recording
- May 1 Zoom Notes
- PPT Brown Bag Lunch 5.1.20
- Supporting Students with Disabilities During COVID-19
- 2020 Commit to Success College Prep Talks (1)
- 2020 Virtual Summer Academy Recruitment
- COVID-19_Public NCAA Eligibility
- May 8: Career Advising
- Career advising strategies and resources: Washington U. Career Center, Blueprint4Careers panel with CyberUp, NPower, Construction Forum, DESE career readiness
- Video recording
- Brown Bag Notes (5.8.2020)
- PPT Brown Bag Lunch 5.8.20
- Washington U Career Services
- STLG Construction Forum 5.8.20
- Upcoming Credentialing and Apprenticeship Opportunities
- May 22: Avoiding summer melt and supporting seniors – updates from 13 colleges
- June 12: Match & Fit strategies for students making Plan B decisions now