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Oregon’s comprehensive school counseling programs address the four broad developmental domains of academic, career, social/emotional learning and community involvement. These domains promote the knowledge, attitudes and skills that enhance the learning process and create a culture of college, career and life readiness for every student.
Learn about the features of the Oregon Diploma and how it prepares each student for success in all aspects of their life, including college and career, citizenship, and life-long learning.
Accelerated Learning Programs provide high school students with the opportunity to earn college credit while in high school, supports and encourages a college-going culture, and reduces gaps in college access and academic achievement.
Discover a variety of private and public alternative schools and programs to support students achieving high academic and career-related standards and to pursue their individual goals and interests.
Learn about dates and deadlines, test and score release dates, and find tools and resources to support students.
Find tools and resources, test dates, fee waivers, and test prep information to set students up for success.
Find tools, resources and activities to help connect the interests, aptitudes, and goals of every student to their education and future.
These publications are aimed at the career planning needs of students. They contain information about how to select and prepare for a career. (Available in English and Spanish.)
The Career Conversations Starters provide a guide for working with students, parents and community members to address the ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors for Student Success: K-12 College- and Career-Readiness Standards for Every Student.
CTE programs use 21st century technology to support students in acquiring technical skills, professional practices, and academic knowledge critical for career success in high-wage, in-demand careers.
Free and open access to the Oregon Career Information System (CIS) provides students and adults with occupational and educational information, career tools and assessments, career planning and counseling support.
This brief highlights the integral role that school counselors, in conjunction with a CTE program, play in successfully guiding students through the maze of secondary and postsecondary options so that they are successful in their chosen career.
The Workforce Talent Development Board (WTDB) helps both younger and older students connect to data, information, resources, services and employers to help them along their journey as they make important decisions about their education, training, jobs and/or careers.
Discover what it takes to join the Military and how a career of service can lead to a fulfilling life.
Support students in obtaining federal and state aid for college, career training, or graduate school. The FAFSA is a required step to obtain federal funds such as the Pell Grant as well as many Oregon funds. In Oregon, students who are not U.S. citizens nor eligible non-citizens are not eligible for federal aid and may be considered for some state financial aid programs by submitting the Oregon Student Aid Application (ORSAA), the State of Oregon’s alternative to the FAFSA.
Find key information and support students in applying for state financial aid programs.
Counselors and academic advisors are key partners in helping students reach their academic goals. This site offers counselor resources and support so they can best serve Oregon students.
Oregon Goes To College makes the college exploration and application process easier. It is the one-stop shop in Oregon for general information about college, checklists for each grade and events to support seniors in the college
Explore the hundreds of colleges, universities, and career and trade schools across Oregon.
Many colleges and organizations in Oregon offer summer camps and programs. Learn something new, build leadership skills, explore careers and of course, have fun! Visit each programs' website for information on dates, rates, ages and application deadlines.
The Opportunities guide helps high school students choose the right college, understand admission requirements, identify types of financial aid and more.
Financial Awareness Basics—was designed to help students make informed decisions about their financial future.
Think 4th grade is too early to start planning for college? Neither do we. That's why we created Believing the College Dream, so you can start talking to your middle schoolers now.
Realizing the College Dream helps educators increase college attendance among low-income, first-generation students
Social emotional learning advances educational equity and excellence through authentic school-family-community partnerships to establish learning environments and experiences that feature trusting and collaborative relationships, rigorous and meaningful curriculum and instruction, and ongoing evaluation.
The Career College Collaborative (C3) works to mobilize counselors, building administrators, and youth advisors through regional and statewide convenings, networking, professional learning and resources to accelerate Oregon's progress toward high school graduation and postsecondary completion.
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