December 11, 2019
Set Up for Success: Supporting Foster Youth College Transition
Description: This webinar will provide strategies and best practices for ensuring that foster youth can successfully transition into post-secondary education and attain their educational goals. Panelists will discuss how to set up foster youth for success before they transition to a post-secondary setting. In addition, this webinar will focus on approaches to encouraging college attendance, breaking down the college acceptance and financial aid processes and how to ensure that foster youth are linked to the range of supports available at college. Finally, panelists will point you to online resources that can be used to support youth through the planning, application, and matriculation processes, including information about how to assist youth to enroll in industry-recognized certificate programs in hundreds of vocational programs available across the state.