Arizona College Access Network (AzCAN) — February Newsletter

| February 9, 2021
Join AzCAN on Tuesday, February 23 for a member only virtual mixer.
Not a member? No problem! Sign up today for free to become an AzCAN member.
Webinar: 6 Critical Steps to Make College More Affordable And Reduce Barriers to Attendance
February 24, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
In this webinar, featuring Angela Caballero from Ascension College Planning, you will learn best practices and recommended timelines to inspire and strengthen a college-bound environment, make postsecondary options more affordable, and support students through a pathway to certificates, college and career. Register now.
Webinar: FAFSA 201 Advanced Topics
March 9, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
In this webinar, featuring Diana Mateer from College Depot, we will address complex questions that may arise when completing a FAFSA application, such as: Who’s the Parent?; Dependent or Independent?; Who’s in the Household?; Homeless and Foster Students; and Tax Transcripts. Register now
View more FAFSA webinar opportunities here and sign up today!
Webinar: How to use FAFSA Finish Line Data
February 10, 11:00 – 12:00 PM
Join us for the next Wild Out Counselor Wednesday. Brought to you by AzCAN, ASU, Be A Leader Foundation, and College Success Arizona.
The National College Attainment Network (NCAN) has added a new course to the e-learning catalog focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in education. Check it out now.
Blog: FAFSA Verification Remains a Hurdle for Students; Here’s What We Know
When a student is selected for FAFSA verification, an already long and complicated process can feel like it is being drawn out even more. It is crucial that students and families have the information and guidance necessary to finish what is often the final step before a Pell-eligible student actually receives the Pell Grant. Here is what we know about the process. 
Resource Page
NCAN created a K-12 resource page for starting, improving, or expanding a district or school’s postsecondary transition supports. These are divided by different high-impact practices. Visit the resource page now.
Student & Professional Opportunities
The ASU Nina Mason Pulliam Legacy Scholars programs is accepting applications for interested scholars through Sunday, March 1. Read more.
CAP Training: Summer Series 2021
May 24, 2021 – September 5, 2021
This 15-week course features all CAP Training Core Modules. Read more
Register here as tickets are limited.
NATIVE HEALTH’s Youth Resiliency Program is hosting free virtual Resilient Youth Talking Circles via Zoom on Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m. Must be American Indian or Alaskan Native Youth, and ages 11-24 years old. Register here.
AzCAN has many professional development opportunities for 2021. Check out our PD calendar and sign up today!
If you have PD opportunities or events you would like shared with the network please email Shaylinn Aleman.
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