Arizona College Access Network (AzCAN) — November Newsletter

| November 10, 2020
 
 
Webinar: Supporting Undocumented Students: 101
November 17, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
This workshop, featuring Scholarships A-Z, aims to open the door to exposure for educators on how to work with undocumented and DACAmented students specifically in applying to aid for higher education. We will cover the DO’s and DON’Ts of FAFSA, how to navigate these conversations with students of various immigration statuses, and state-wide and nationwide resources available to help further educator’s understanding of the topic.
 
Webinar: Persistence, Partnerships and Protocols–providing virtual support for students during COVID
December 1, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
In this webinar we’ll take a look at how Phoenix Union High School District is responding to the need to provide students college application and FAFSA support in a virtual setting. Through persistence, partnerships, and protocols, Phoenix Union is making assistance available to the Class of 2021. Register now.
 
CAP Training – Financial Aid and College Applications
January 11, 2021– February 12, 2021
This module includes four sessions, which address financial literacy, financial aid, completing the FAFSA and preparing college applications. Parents and students need assistance in navigating the complexities of financial aid and the college admission process. The school counselor in collaboration with principals and teachers can guide parents and students through these processes to increase student access to college and postsecondary training. This module focuses on the counselor’s role in counseling parents and students in accessing financial aid and successful preparation and application for college admission. Register here.
 
Are you a member of the Arizona School Counselor’s Association (AzSCA) All AzSCA members get 50% off CAP Training with their AzSCA member ID.
 
Virtual Advising Opportunities
 
Do you know any high school students who need help with the college application, financial aid and FAFSA process? AdviseAZ is working with AzCAN to offer all Arizona high schoolers the opportunity to talk with near-peer advisers virtually for free on all things college access. To sign up or learn more email us at collegesupport@collegesuccessarizona.org.
 
FAFSA Hotline:
Project Benjamin and Access ASU have created a free hotline for students who need college advising and FAFSA support. The hotline is available to call Monday through Friday between 8 AM and 5 PM. 
 
English: 1-833-AZFAFSA (293-2372)
Spanish: 1-833-MIFAFSA (643-2372
 
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