Tag: Arizona College Access Network

AzCAN October News

| October 29, 2019
AzCAN October News

The Rural College Access and Success Summit brings together teachers, principals, superintendents, college access and higher education professionals, non-profit leaders and many others to share ideas and strategies for ensuring that rural youth have the opportunity to successfully transition from high school to college and to career. During the Summit, college access and success programs that serve rural America will share best practices and highlight the unique challenges of increasing opportunity in rural America. Registration and the Call for Proposals is now open. 

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AzCAN October News

| October 15, 2019
AzCAN October News

College Knowledge for Counselors – Save the Date
November 1, 2019
College Knowledge for Counselors is a professional development conference designed to provide counselors, administrators, and other educators with innovative ideas of creating a college-going culture in Arizona’s middle and high schools. 

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Arizona College Access Network AzCAN August News

| August 5, 2019
Arizona College Access Network AzCAN August News

Earn to Learn and AzCAN are looking for interested current college students, recent college graduates, high schools and community partners who are interested in participating in the AdviseAZ AmeriCorps program. We currently have openings for College Advisers throughout the state for the 2019-2020 school year to serve in High School and Community sites.

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FUSD Receives the Preparing Students for College and Career, Focus Award

| May 25, 2016
FUSD Receives the Preparing Students for College and Career, Focus Award

Congratulations to Mount Elden and Sinagua Middle School’s students and their counselors!

(On May 24) at the FUSD Governing Board meeting the Arizona College Access Network (AzCAN) recognized FUSD as one of six school districts in Arizona with the “Early College and Career Awareness” designation.

Linda Jensen, Director of AzCAN, says each of the school districts has taken extra steps to prepare their counselors and other college access professionals, “These districts have shown a commitment for helping middle school students prepare for college and careers. This commitment includes having at least three of their educators complete twenty hours of College Access Professionals (CAP) Training on College and Career Advising in the Middle Grades.”

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FUSD Recognized by College Success Arizona

| May 2, 2016
FUSD Recognized by College Success Arizona

Several school districts in Arizona, including the Flagstaff Unified School District, are being recognized for their efforts to help prepare middle school students for college and career.

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FUSD Recognized by College Success Arizona

| April 28, 2016
FUSD Recognized by College Success Arizona

Several school districts in Arizona, including the Flagstaff Unified School District, are being recognized for their efforts to help prepare middle school students for college and career.

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12 FUSD school counselors complete College Access Professional (CAP) training

| December 16, 2015
12 FUSD school counselors complete College Access Professional (CAP) training

The Arizona College Access Network (AzCAN) announced at the December 8th FUSD Governing Board meeting that 26 school counselors completed the College Access Professional (CAP) training program this year and that 12 of those were from FUSD.

The training program is designed to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to help Arizona students succeed beyond high school.

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Raising the Bar for College Access and Completion in Arizona – and Nationally

| November 4, 2015
Raising the Bar for College Access and Completion in Arizona – and Nationally

Anthony is beginning his senior year of high school in a rural community in eastern Arizona. Over the past three years, he worked with his GEAR UP coach and school counselor to plan a rigorous academic course load, including an AVID elective. …

Clearly, Anthony is doing all the right things, as he plans for a postsecondary education. But even if he is able to attend college and graduate, he will fall within the minority of Arizona’s adults.

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