College Connect returns with valuable resources for students and parents

College Connect returns with valuable resources for students and parents

It’s a brand-new school year and College Connect is ready to help make it a great one as students begin to explore their options for post-secondary education. Here’s a look at what’s coming in 2019-20. Visit the College Connect calendar for all upcoming partner events.


College Connect’s free workshop series returns in September, with several useful themes over the school year to help students and parents prepare. Mark your calendars for these dates:  

·         Sept. 28, 2018 – College Connect 101 and College Fair 

·         Oct. 26, 2018 – Financial Aid/FAFSA and Dual Enrollment  

·         Dec. 7, 2018 – Finding and Getting Scholarships

·         Feb. 1, 2019 – Career & Technical Education (CTE) and Career Readiness 

·         April 18, 2019 – Summer Job and Volunteer Fair 

Workshop location: Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Road. (classrooms vary) 

Time: Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Workshops end at 12:00 p.m.   

One-on-one sessions with College Connect mentors will be available after every workshop. Registration is encouraged! Every workshop you attend gives you a chance to win a $500 scholarship at the end of the school year. Make sure to enter when you register at the beginning of the workshop. 



College Connect offers free, one-one sessions to provide a personalized experience for students and parents. Mentors can help with class options, exploring career paths, financial aid and scholarship options, and even job or internship leads. Click here to schedule an appointment

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