ICAN Presentations Available to Live Stream

ICAN will be hosting FREE webinars on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 1pm. You can stream these events LIVE from any device and ask questions of ICAN student success advisors during the presentations.

Use this time at home to connect with planning resources and create your future plan. Register and you will receive a link to join these free events. You can also chat live with an ICAN advisor Monday through Thursday at 2 pm on Facebook.

Life After High School: A Guide to Career and College Planning
Perfect for sophomores, juniors, and parents

Tuesday, April 28 at 1 pm – Register

There are many post-high school options available to students through education and training programs. This program engages students and parents in a discussion of recent employment trends and industry growth outlook to provide insights into the developing a post-high school plan for both college and career.

This program covers:

Career Exploration & Assessment
Economic Trends & Goal Setting
Academic Preparation & Requirements
Admission Process & Requirements
College/Training Program Selection
Campus Visits
Application Process
Understanding Costs – Cost of Attendance
Scholarships/Job Training Programs
Successful Transitions

How to Pay for College: Understanding the Financial Aid Process
Perfect for juniors and parentsWednesday, April 29 at 1 pm – RegisterThe financial aid process can be daunting. From completing the application to understanding award letters, developing a plan to pay for college is one of the most important steps in the college process. This program covers:Financial Aid Process
FAFSA Application Review
Understanding the Results of the Application
Understanding Costs – College Comparisons
Aid Options
Scholarship Process
Where to Go For Help
Exploring Careers: Finding the Right Fit for Your Future
Perfect for 8th-11th grade students and parentsTuesday, April 21 – RegisterCareer planning is the first step towards finding your future. In this webinar we will discuss how students, beginning as early as middle school, can work to identify their interests and passions and utilize high school experiences to explore potential career opportunities. We’ll also discuss the role career planning should play in selecting post-high school education or training opportunities, including college selection and affordability.
Freshman Transitions: Prepare for High School
Perfect for current 8th grade students and parents
Wednesday, April 22 at 1 pm – RegisterTransitioning from middle school to high school is a big step for families, and the first step for students in creating future opportunities. Freshman year begins the journey of post-high school success. The courses, activities, and decisions made in this first year matter regardless of your plans for after high school.Freshman Transitions is designed as an orientation or welcome to high school and covers important topics including:Career Assessment and Exploration
Course Selection based on Career & College Outlook
Options: Apprenticeship, Military, Training, and Types of College Degrees
Financing Education: Cost of Education & Training Projections and Savings Options
Money Management Basics
A Parent’s Role

Evening Sessions

Freshman Transitions: Prepare for High School
Perfect for current 8th grade students and parents

Thursday, May 7 at 6 pm – Register

Transitioning from middle school to high school is a big step for families, and the first step for students in creating future opportunities. Freshman year begins the journey of post-high school success. The courses, activities, and decisions made in this first year matter regardless of your plans for after high school.

Freshman Transitions is designed as an orientation or welcome to high school and covers important topics including:

Career Assessment and Exploration
Course Selection based on Career & College Outlook
Options: Apprenticeship, Military, Training, and Types of College Degrees
Financing Education: Cost of Education & Training Projections and Savings Options
Money Management Basics
A Parent’s Role

Make the Most of Summer Break
Perfect for 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students and parents

Tuesday, May 12 at 5:30 pm – Register

In this webinar we are going to be discussing a wide-variety of helpful tips and ideas students can use to keep them on track for their future! Summer is the perfect time to start working towards future goals for both career and college. We will discuss how to build an activities resume and preparing for the scholarship process, taking part in volunteer opportunities, internships, along with several other helpful tips to ensure the summer months are far from boring!

The ICAN Team