Webinar: Student Modules: College and Career Support with Texas College Bridge

Posted by Texas OnCourse on May 19, 2022 3:15:21 PM

Introducing students to pathways they can pursue after high school is no easy task, and we applaud your hard work! We’re here to make college planning even smoother for your high school students. Texas OnCourse has partnered with the Texas Education Agency and College Forward to bring you the College and Career Support guide from Texas College Bridge. This resource comes with five helpful, student-facing modules where students can learn about their interests and passions, different postsecondary paths, how to apply for college, financial aid, and so much more!  

Watch the webinar recording below and download the slides or continue reading for resources and highlights.   

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Topics: Webinar, Jobs and Careers, Applying to College, Educators, Students and Families, High School, College and Career Readiness Resources

Webinar: Enhancing Your Advising Practice Among Unique Groups of Students

Posted by Texas OnCourse on Apr 20, 2022 4:48:03 PM

There are lots of resources out there to support students with disabilities. In this webinar, we help you sort through some of the most helpful ones. These resources are meant to help ease postsecondary planning and career exploration and include a module in the Texas OnCourse Academy that’s filled with awesome information on how to best advise this student population. 

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Topics: Webinar, Educators, Students and Families, High School, Diversity and Inclusion, Special Populations

Webinar: Financial Literacy for Your High School Students

Posted by Texas OnCourse on Mar 24, 2022 2:53:50 PM

The sun is shining, and the birds are chirping – happy spring, y’all! We’re happy to bring you new resources to use in your classroom. Our guests for this webinar have some incredible free materials that are filled with helpful information on financial literacy and options for life after high school.  

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Topics: Webinar, Finances, Educators, Students and Families, Financial Aid

Webinar: Identifying Promising Career Opportunities with CTE Programs of Study

Posted by Texas OnCourse on Feb 16, 2022 4:15:00 PM

Happy Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month, everyone! We are excited to celebrate and spotlight the numerous CTE programs and resources available to you. In this month’s webinar, we dug into online tools available for your students to peek into what their future could look like.  

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Topics: Webinar, Jobs and Careers, Educators, College and Career Readiness Resources

Webinar: Family Engagement in Schools

Posted by Texas OnCourse on Feb 4, 2022 5:00:00 PM

Grabbing the attention of parents and guardians comes with its challenges. In this month’s webinar, we introduced our newest tool to help keep your students’ families in the loop with information and resources their child needs to be successful: Tomorrow Ready Texas. Tomorrow Ready Texas delivers parents and guardians trusted information, milestones, and deadlines tailored to their child’s plan for life after high school.  

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Topics: Webinar, Students and Families, College and Career Readiness Resources

Webinar: Enhance Your Advising Practice for Military-Bound Students

Posted by Texas OnCourse on Mar 23, 2021 11:39:07 AM

When students decide to join the military, they have a few important decisions ahead of them. They must decide which branch to join, whether to enlist after high school or commission to become an officer, and choose what type of job they would like to do. For students to choose the path that is right for them, they must understand their options to determine what is best for their needs and interests.

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Topics: Grad Requirements, Webinar, High School, Military Enlistment and Careers

Webinar: Exploring Endorsements with Families

Posted by Allison Rizzolo, Texas OnCourse on Dec 14, 2020 6:17:11 PM

Endorsements have been around for a few years now, but they can still be a challenging concept to explain to students and their families. Fortunately, there are lots of resources on endorsements and academic planning to help you!

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Topics: Middle School, Webinar, Endorsements, Educators, Students and Families, College and Career Readiness Resources

Webinar: Essential Skills for Middle School Students

Posted by Thema Reed, Texas OnCourse on Nov 16, 2020 5:00:17 PM

More and more school districts are implementing career exploration and postsecondary planning in middle school in a variety of ways. In our November 2020 webinar, we shared tips on how to incorporate college and career planning in middle school classrooms. 

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Topics: Middle School, Webinar, Jobs and Careers, Educators

Webinar: Understanding the TSIA2

Posted by Rose Frezza, Texas OnCourse on Oct 19, 2020 4:34:14 PM

The release of the Texas Success Initiative Assessment 2.0 will change college readiness benchmarks across the state. In our October 2020 webinar, we provided updates on the TSIA2 from experts at the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. 

During this webinar, we were joined by Keylan Morgan, college readiness and success specialist at the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. We also moderated a lively question and answer session with our guest speakers and heard best practices from Texas OnCourse educators. Below, we summarize key highlights from the webinar.

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Topics: Webinar, Applying to College, High School, Entrance Exams

Webinar: Adjusting to College Planning during COVID-19

Posted by Thema Reed, Texas OnCourse on Sep 14, 2020 4:38:31 PM

2020 has been full of unique challenges for educators and students. Many of you are juggling shifting deadlines, new enrollment processes, and new systems for sending students to college this year. In our September 2020 webinar, we break down how to help students plan for college during COVID-19 and share resources to keep you on track. More resources like those in this webinar can be found in the Texas OnCourse Academy under College Costs, Admissions and Application Process, and Financial Aid Application Process.

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Topics: Webinar, Educators, Coronavirus, Distance Counseling and Learning