Why do you need to think about your child’s future now? Stop and think about how the workplace has changed since you were in school. How well prepared have you been these changes? Change will continue at a rapid pace which means that young people need more career guidance than ever before. Additionally, skills – and the capacity to develop skills throughout life – will be the cornerstone of employability. Your involvement in your children’s education builds the foundation for their future.
Parental involvement is critical for student success. Here are some resources for parents of current Middle or High School Students.
Financial Aid Vocabulary – click here
Early College and Dual Credit for your student – click here
Free Application for Federal Student Aid – College Preparation Checklists
Though the college application process is very important, the financial aid process is just as important. Below are checklists to help make sure that you are taking proper steps to prepare financially and academically. College isn’t cheap, but there are steps that you can take to greatly reduce the cost.
Oregon GEAR UP College Preparation Checklists
Be involved in your child’s education! College preparation starts in middle school or even earlier. Talk to your student about what they are interested in and what they hope to pursue in terms of goals and careers. Below are some checklists to help parents be aware of what steps to take to prepare their students for college and post-secondary school programs.