ICAN provides informational webinars to assist you as you help students plan for and pursue their education goals. Current offerings include the webinars below.
Iowa School Counselor Webinar Series
The Iowa School Counselor Webinar Series provides comprehensive training for Iowa school counselors hosted by:
- Iowa School Counselors Association (ISCA)
- Click here to view the archive of past webinars.
IASFAA Community Outreach Series
The IASFAA Community Outreach Series provides information on the financial aid process to Iowa school counselors and college access professional hosted by:
- Iowa Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (IASFAA)
ISCA/ICAN Webinar: Understanding Future Ready's Iowa's Last Dollar Scholarships
January 29, 2020 - 10 am - Register
Because finances can be a barrier to Iowans who would like to continue education after high school, the Future Ready Iowa Last-Dollar Scholarship is designed to work with other state and federal programs to completely cover the cost of tuition toward a certificate, diploma, or associate degree in a high-need field. Recipients are also eligible for mentoring support to ensure their college success.
IASFAA Community Outreach Series: Financial Aid Packages
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 10 am - Register
Completing the FAFSA is an important step for students in the college-going process, but what happens after you hit submit? What are the next steps? In this webinar we will explain the pieces of a financial aid package, how packages are put together, and how to compare one package to another. We will also discuss financial aid comparison tools and the importance of creating a college budget.
ISCA/ICAN Webinar Series: Counselor of the Year Series: Amanda DeWulf - 2018 High School Counselor of the Year
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 3:15 pm - Register
Presented by Amanda DeWulf, Secondary School Counselor at Maquoketa Community Schools.
In today's webinar, 2018 High School Counselor of the Year Amanda DeWulf will share her experiences as the ISCA Secondary SCOY, including tips with the application process. She'll also highlight successes within her program and share ideas and approaches that have led to positive outcomes for her school and her students.
ISCA/ICAN Webinar: ASCA Model Series: Finding Time to RAMP
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 3:15 pm - Register
Presented by Sarah Majoros, Elementary School Counselor - Des Moines Public Schools
Completing the RAMP application can be time consuming and overwhelming! During this webinar, we will discuss some steps you can take to find time to not only implement a comprehensive school counseling program but also complete the RAMP application without getting lost in the paperwork!
ISCA/ICAN Webinar: ASCA Model Seires: Data in the ASCA Model Editions 3 & 4
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 3:30 pm - Register
Presented by Sheryl Cline, ISCA President and Secondary School Counselor at Linn-Mar High School
ISCA President and recent RAMP applicant, Sheryl Cline, will share ways to collect and report data using the 3rd and 4th editions of the ASCA Model. Participants will learn how to use templates in the 3rd edition and how they have changed in the 4th edition. Participants will learn how to use Excel and Google Drive for presenting and sharing data with stakeholders. Data examples will include data planning; core curriculum, small group, and closing the gap process (participant), perception (Mindsets and Behaviors), and outcomes data; and use of time analysis/calendar.
Counselor of the Year Series: Aimee Hospodarsky - 2019 Elementary School Counselor of the Year
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 10 am - Register
Presented by Aimee Hospodarsky, Elementary School Counselor at Monticello Community Schools.
In today's webinar, 2019 Elementary School Counselor of the Year Aimee Hospodarsky will share her experiences as the ISCA Elementary SCOY, including tips with the application process. She'll also highlight successes within her program and share ideas and approaches that have led to positive outcomes for her school and her students.
For more information, e-mail Brittania Morey or call (319) 423-7708.
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