Senator Patty Murray (Washington) encourages students to complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
This presentation is from GEAR UP West 2017.Sometimes our parents need as much hand-holding as our students. Sweet Home High School has increased parent engagement through a series of parent workshops starting in their student's junior year. This breakout session will highlight what has worked for Sweet Home and what hasn't for parent engagement. Example presentations, letters and communication ideas will be shared.
This presentation is an introduction to Washington’s 12th Year Campaign and the FAFSA Completion Initiative. This material is from the Washington State GEAR UP: GPS for College Workshop in February 2016.
This student tracker is designed for school staff to monitor student progress around the college application, financial aid application, and acceptance process. Washington State GEAR UP has adapted and modified this tool with much appreciation from Northeastern Illinois University/Chicago GEAR UP. It includes key action steps that college-going students must complete during their senior year in high school.
This Excel document includes FAFSA filing deadlines for Washington schools, financial aid office contact information, and whether the school requires a supplemental application in addition to the FAFSA.
This resource guide is designed to assist college access professionals who work with high school students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, non-binary, or queer (LGBTQ) +. The information provided has an emphasis on supporting transgender youth who plan to continue their education at a postsecondary institution.
This binder system can be used with high school seniors to help them stay organized during the college and financial aid application process. This manual provides guidance on how to assemble the binder, provides examples, and explains the rationale.
This presentation about supporting undocumented students was done by Bárbara Guzmán, Program Director Latino/a Educational Achievement Project (LEAP) at the GU March 2015 professional development workshop "Building on our Successes: Sharing What Works”.
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