On Track Counselor Summit 2022 - Kick-Off to Career & College Readiness
To ensure a smooth transition into the new academic year ICAN and Iowa College Aid present “On Track,” a series of interactive, virtual events, online resources and e-alerts to provide all high school students with a clear picture of both the tasks and timelines ahead of them. For counselors the "On Track" campaign will focus on providing the most up-to-date college planning tools, resources, and information to aid in your work with students.
In partnership with Iowa College aid, events will take place both during the school day and in the evening to help student navigate important topics for planning for life after high school.
School Day Events
Iowa College Aid is hosting Zoom events to help with the setup of the FSA ID, as well as lunch hour events for parents. You can learn about those sessions at www.iowacollegeaid.gov/backontrack
Evening Panel Discussions for Students & Parents
ICAN hosted Zoom panel discussions by grade level. Panels included ICAN experts, college representatives, school counselors and current college students. Learn more about the student events here.
- Monday, September 18 - Class of 2024 Night - Register
- Tuesday, September 19 - Class of 2025 Night - Register
- Wednesday, September 20 - Class of 2026 Night - Register
- Thursday, September 21 - Class of 2027 Night - Register
- Click here to view the promotional toolkit for the evening events.
School Counselor Summit
Planning for the 2023 School Counselor Summit is underway. Updates will be announced in late April 2023.
New School Counselor Bootcamp – This free add-on event to the school counselor summit will provide a step-by-step guide to those counselors brand new to the profession, outlining the role school counselors have in the career and college readiness process for high school students. This event is jointly presented between ICAN and the Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA) and will feature a panel discussion enabling colleges and counselors to discuss and build relationships that highlight this important role.
Counselor Toolkit(back to top)
- Student Event Poster
- Student Event Flier
- Email Template - Freshman Event
- Email Template - Sophomore Event
- Email Template - Junior Event
- Email Template - Senior Event
- Social Media Posts
- Website Graphic
- Newsletter Article
- Website Announcement
- School Announcement
Counselor Resources(back to top)
Here are resources to guide and enhance your career and college readiness work with students.
- ICAN/ISCA School Counselor Career and College Readiness Guide
- ISCA/ICAN Webinar Series
- ICAN Financial Aid Certification Series
- ICAN Counselor Alerts
Resources to use with students
- ICAN Videos
- ICAN Materials Library
- ICAN Senior Alerts/E-Alerts/Tip of the Week
- ISCA Resources - http://iaschoolcounselor.org/Career
- Iowa College Aid - www.iowacollegeaid.gov
- College Board
Participating Colleges & Universities