College Success Arizona — Graduation message from President and CEO Rich Nickel

| May 26, 2020
May 2020
Graduation message from President and CEO Rich Nickel.
CSA 2020 College Graduates
Congratulations to the CSA 2020 Spring graduates! There are few times in life that are as exciting and rewarding as graduating from college. Usually this time is met with a world full of thrilling opportunities, but for our 2020 graduates, they are met by a world facing a global pandemic.
However, the world is still full of endless possibilities. Last night, we celebrated our graduates and their success with a virtual graduation ceremony.
The team at College Success Arizona is extremely proud of what all of our students have accomplished over these past few years. We are looking forward to what this incredible group of individuals will accomplish in the future.
Please help us in celebrating our graduates by watching a recording of the ceremony.
Arizona Postsecondary Student Resiliency Fund Current Impact
Professional Development Opportunities
Advancing College & Career Readiness Through a Comprehensive School Counseling Program:
June 1 – July 3, 2020
This module includes four sessions that help school counselors analyze their current practices and redesign their school counseling programs to more effectively help students prepare for postsecondary education and careers. Register here.
Advanced Skills in Postsecondary Education & Career Advising:
July 13 – August 14, 2020
This module, developed for practicing professional school counselors, pre-service school counselors, and college access professionals, includes five sessions that address the skills and knowledge required to help students prepare for postsecondary education and careers. This is an advanced level course that builds knowledge and skills learned in prior Go Alliance Academy modules. Register here.
College & Career Advising for Special Populations:
July 13 – August 14, 2020
Participants will be engaged in building knowledge and skills in several areas, including understanding and identifying special populations, building support systems, academic planning and record keeping, postsecondary exploration, the college application process and financial aid, and transitions to college. Register here.
Financial Aid and College Applications:
September 7 – October 9, 2020
The curriculum for this course includes readings, activities and online discussions, allowing professionals from all over the state to interact and learn from each other. Each module takes approximately 4-6 weeks and 20 hours to complete, consisting of 1-2 hours per day. Those who complete the three core modules become an Arizona College Access Professional. Register here.


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