Professional Development Institute Resources for High School Counselors and College Access Advisers

This is where you will find resources from past Professional Development Institute workshops.

Financial Aid: Advising Students with Special Circumstances with Becca Diskin of Missouri Southern State University and Charles Mayfield of Northwest Missouri State University – MASFAP workshop on 9.25.20

Match & Fit with Trent Ball of Southeast Missouri State University – workshop on 9.11.20

Virtual Student & Family Engagement – workshop on 8.28.20

Legal & Technical Issues for Advising in a Virtual Space – workshop with Susan Goldammer of MO School Boards Assn. on 8.14.20

Financial Aid Updates and Resources – workshop with MASFAP on 7.31.20

Registration is Open for Fall 2020 workshops!  Spring semester workshops will be announced soon.


Thank you to the St. Louis Graduates Professional Development Committee for planning this year’s workshops!

Beth Bender, Chair, Associate Superintendent for College and Career Readiness, St. Louis Public Schools
Michael Boulanger, Pattonville High School
Marvin Bullard, Higher Education Consortium
Michelene Carbol, EducationPlus
Melissa Findley, Missouri Scholarship & Loan Foundation
Monica Fleisher, Washington University
Mary Giunta, Affton High School
Andi Harpring, Nine Network
Katy Jane Johnson, University City High School
Michelle Luraschi, Pattonville High School
Ashley June Moore, Washington University College Advising Corps
Amber Mitchell, Ritenour High School
Gabrielle Ray, Missouri College Advising Corps
Desiree Speed, St. Louis Public Schools
Teresa Steinkamp, The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis
Khadija Tejan, St. Louis Public Schools
Dawn Towles-Richards, Missouri Dept. of Elementary & Secondary Education
Kaitlyn Venta, My Scholarship Central
Danielle Washington, Wyman
Laura Winter, St. Louis Graduates