About CFWV Connect

This site is an online toolkit for teachers, mentors, and community leaders who wish to integrate college- and career-planning activities, including the resources available on CFWV.com, into their work with students and families.

The site features a variety of outreach materials and news items that are relevant to professionals and volunteers who are committed to increasing access to postsecondary education and ensuring student success.

Three guided curricula, including the "CFWV Connect Curriculum Guide," "LINKS," and "Roads to Success," are available at the link in the top navigation bar.

About CFWV

The College Foundation of West Virginia (CFWV) is a partnership among the Governor's 21st Century Job Cabinet, the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education, the West Virginia Department of Education, the West Virginia Department of Education and Arts, West Virginia GEAR UP, and many other college access organizations. CFWV.com is a one-stop shop to help students plan, apply, and pay for education or training beyond high school. Middle school, high school, and college students are encouraged to use the site from the 8th grade on, and the site features content for adult learners, parents, educators, and organization leaders as well.

The Objectives of CFWV.com

The portal is designed to accomplish three main objectives — helping students prepare, plan, and pay for education and training beyond high school.

    Prepare:
  1. Test Preparation Curriculum
  2. Classroom Guides
  3. Plan of Study
  4. College-Readiness Articles
  5. Guideways
  6. High School Planning Tab
  7. Career Planning Tab
  8. College Planning Tab
  9. Financial Aid Planning Tab

    Plan:
  1. Career Search
  2. College Finder
  3. Plan of Study
  4. College Planning Time Lines
  5. Guideways
  6. High School Planning Tab
  7. Career Planning Tab
  8. College Planning Tab
  9. Financial Aid Planning Tab

    Pay:
  1. Scholarship Finder
  2. Financial Aid Calculator
  3. EFC Calculator
  4. College Goal Sunday
  5. Guideways
  6. High School Planning Tab
  7. Career Planning Tab
  8. College Planning Tab
  9. Financial Aid Planning Tab