College Admissions: What Foster Parents and Youth Must Know

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Thursday, February 20, 2014, 1:30 PM

Florida's Center for Child Welfare and Quality Parenting Initiative Florida are hosting a training of interest to volunteer guardians ad litem, foster parents and youth.

Join them on Thursday, February 20, 2014 from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM via webinar for College Admissions: What Foster Parents and Youth Must Know.

Understanding the necessary steps, processes and deadlines for college admissions can be a daunting, intimidating and often complicated scenario for students and parents. This training will serve as the beginning step on the journey, providing the information that you need to know and the tools to further guide you.

The training will cover the basic and essential parts of the process with easy to understand steps; where to go for assistance and support; the unique opportunities available to foster youth; critical information that all college-bound students need to know; the importance of the SAT and ACT; and guidance on selecting a college.

The webinar will be presented by Randall S. Vickers, founder of SolutionSkills, Inc. — a private educational resource company — and Becky Pengelley, Campus Coach Project Lead, Florida Department of Children and Families.

Participants may receive one-and-a-half (1.5) hours of continuing education credit. Afterward, report your hours quickly and easily using our eForm.

The training is free. You can download the event flyer, register online and submit questions to the event contact below.

We hope to see you there!

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First Published February 19, 2014