Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

College- and career-counseling courses begin Oct. 16

Iowa Go Alliance Academy will offer these three online courses beginning Oct. 16:

Building a College-Going Culture for All Students: How to remove barriers to higher education, especially for low-income, first-generation, and minority students. 

Financial Aid and College Applications (Prerequisite: Building a College-Going Culture for All Students): How to support students and families navigating the complexities of filing the FAFSA and other financial aid, and college applications. 

Maximizing Counselor Impact: A Module for Administrators: How school leaders can engage effectively with school counselors. Developed in collaboration with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). 

School administrators will gain a better understanding of the impact school counselors can have on student success; understand the school counselor’s role; define a comprehensive school counseling program and how to support one; and developing a shared vision for student success with your school counselor. This course was developed in collaboration with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).

Iowa Go Alliance Academy is a college- and career-counseling training program provided by Iowa College Aid, in partnership with Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) and AEA PD Online. See best practices in action and gain knowledge and resources that can be incorporated in your work with students immediately. Courses are offered for license renewal or graduate credit through Drake University, Morningside University and Viterbo University. Space is limited, so register today!


For more information about Iowa Go Alliance Academy and course availability, e-mail Ashley McKenna

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