Tip Sheet – October 29, 2018

College Application and Exploration WeekWeekly Tip Sheet – October 29To-Do ListHigh schools and adult education centers: Work with your school counseling staff to determine which senior students have not yet applied to college, so that you can target them during College Application and Exploration Week.Elementary and middle schools: Send parent information packets home with students. Include the SMART529 brochures and … Read More

Tip Sheet – October 22, 2018

College Application and Exploration WeekWeekly Tip Sheet - October 22To-Do ListAll schools: Create a detailed schedule of any planned activities and distribute it to teachers and school staff. Send an all-call reminder home to students, parents, and teachers. Middle school coordinators can provide CFWV’s English, Social Studies, and STEM curricula available on the Education and Outreach tab to teachers.Tips and ... Read More

Tip Sheet – October 15, 2018

College Application and Exploration WeekWeekly Tip Sheet - October 15To-Do ListAll schools: Make photocopies of any materials you plan to use during College Application and Exploration Week. If creating bulletin boards or door decorations is part of your plan, begin putting together these materials.Tips and Tricks Be sure to download this year's activities online. Printable activities for students can be ... Read More

Tip Sheet – October 9, 2018

College Application and Exploration WeekWeekly Tip Sheet - October 9To-Do ListAll schools: Distribute the “Overview for Teachers, Staff, Volunteers, and Community Members” page. Encourage them to brainstorm ideas to include college-planning activities throughout the school and community.All schools: Recruit any additional volunteers from your school and community to help make this event special. Consider involving the PTA/O, 4-H groups, girl/boy ... Read More

Tip Sheet – October 30, 2017

College Application and Exploration WeekWeekly Tip Sheet - October 30To-Do ListElementary & middle schools: Send parent information packets home with students. Include the 529 brochures and a note about college colors day if your school plans to participate in that activity.High schools / ABE centers: Work with your school counseling staff to determine which senior students have not yet applied ... Read More

Tip Sheet – October 23, 2017

College Application and Exploration WeekWeekly Tip Sheet - October 23To-Do ListCreate a detailed schedule of any planned activities and distribute it to teachers and staff. Send an all-call reminder home to students, parents and teachers.Middle schools: Review the CFWV English, Social Studies and STEM curricula available on cfwv.com’s education and outreach tab. Consider providing copies to teachers in your school.Tips ... Read More

Tip Sheet – October 16, 2017

College Application and Exploration WeekWeekly Tip Sheet - October 16To-Do ListMake photocopies of any materials you plan to use during College Application and Exploration Week. If creating bulletin boards or door decorations is part of your plan, begin putting together these materials.Tips and Tricks Attend the College Application and Exploration Week Planning Webinar! Hear from the experts around the state ... Read More

Tip Sheet – October 10, 2017

College Application and Exploration WeekWeekly Tip Sheet - October 10To-Do ListElementary Schools: Distribute the “Overview for Teachers, Staff, Volunteers and Community Members” handout included in your toolkit. Encourage them to brainstorm ideas to include college-planning activities throughout the school and community.Recruit any additional volunteers from your school and community to help make this event special. Consider involving the PTA/O, 4-H ... Read More

Tip Sheet – October 2, 2017

College Application and Exploration WeekWeekly Tip Sheet - October 2To-Do ListReview the Site Coordinator Guidebook and contact CFWV staff with any initial questions. You can also download materials at CFWV.com.Recruit your core implementation team and meet with them to determine which activities you plan to undertake.Middle and High Schools / ABE Centers: Reserve computer lab time to allow your students ... Read More