Allison Rizzolo, Texas OnCourse

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Announcing the Extension of the Texas OnCourse Academy Reward Program

Posted by Allison Rizzolo, Texas OnCourse on Sep 10, 2020 4:54:27 PM

We’re excited to let you know that the Texas OnCourse Academy Reward Program will continue through the 2020–21 school year. This program awards up to $480 to professional school counselors who complete modules in the Academy. 

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Future Focused TX: Supporting Texas College Enrollment

Posted by Allison Rizzolo, Texas OnCourse on Sep 1, 2020 11:14:27 AM

We are super excited this week for the launch of Future Focused TX, a campaign to help ensure that our students stay on track for college enrollment despite the effects of COVID-19. 

Future Focused TX was created for counselors by leaders in college and career advising and experts in deep student engagement. By signing on to the campaign, you’ll receive monthly digital packages of free, compelling, research-based content to help your students graduate from high school and successfully matriculate into college.

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Topics: Applying to College, College Planning, Coronavirus

Texas College Bridge: A Holistic Online Program for College Prep

Posted by Allison Rizzolo, Texas OnCourse on Aug 25, 2020 12:50:52 PM

In 2018, 121,000 Texas students graduated without demonstrating college, career, or military readiness. That number will likely be even higher in 2020 due to the effects of COVID-19. Students have been unable to take the ACT, SAT, or TSIA, or they may not have finished college prep courses given the limited ability of these courses to deliver remote instruction. 

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Topics: Applying to College, College Planning, Educators, Distance Counseling

Back-to-School Tips from Texas OnCourse

Posted by Allison Rizzolo, Texas OnCourse on Aug 4, 2020 3:35:11 PM

As we enter an uncertain and uncharted year, we at Texas OnCourse will be sharing resources to help you hit the ground running. Look for time-critical posts from us now through Labor Day here, on the blog, as well as on our social media and in our weekly subscription email, the Playbook.

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Topics: Educators, Distance Counseling, Distance Learning