Helping students get to and do well in college and their future careers is a big job. ICAN can help you reach your students and their families through our initiatives, programs, planning tools and resources. We also have professional development opportunities and resources for college access professionals.
ICAN has worked to develop programs and services that compliment the work that counselors and educators do every day, and bring the expertise and knowledge of the ICAN team into your community. ICAN's programs are designed to prepare students for the careers of the future, helping them prepare for life after high school and educating them and their families about the expectations that lie before them.
ICAN is a valuable resource for all education professionals as you help students progress through their education and prepare for life after high school.
EIGHT CONVENIENT LOCATIONS
From career assessment and college planning, to assistance with developing a budget for college, and completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), advisors at ICAN's Student Success Centers are ready to help you and your students step by step.
ICAN offers a wide variety of programs and events throughout the year, providing valuable information to students from late middle school through college. Topics include financial literacy, transitioning to high school, career planning, college planning, college success, financial aid, and more. Events include college and career fairs, webinars, and a virtual college planning week series. Learn more.
ICAN offers several forms of email communications to help you stay on top of the planning process for life after high school. School counselors have several e-alert options to choose from. Choose one or all to stay informed.
- ICAN Tip of the Week
The ICAN Tip of the Week is a video clip sent out each Thursday via email and social media that provides timely information and tips for planning for life after high school.
- Senior Alerts
Specific to the senior class, Senior Alerts provide specific reminders and information to help you prepare your students for financial aid season and FAFSA completion. Alerts continue throughout senior year with deadline reminders, alerts for steps in the planning process, and scholarship opportunities.
- Student Grade-Level Alerts
Specific to each grade level 8-11, alerts will be sent when timely events or steps occur throughout the year.
- Career and College Access Event Reminders
Event reminders for college fairs, FAFSA completion events, professional development opportunities and more.
Also consider following us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for even more planning tips and resources.
MATERIALS & RESOURCES
ICAN's booklets, calendars and other materials complement the presentations and e-alerts to keep students involved in planning their own success. Visit the Materials Library or order materials.
ICAN offers several professional development and training opportunities for school counselors, higher education professionals, and community members that want to be more involved with helping students navigate the path to career and college success.