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Post-secondary Advising Early Awareness

January 2022

Resource Roadmap to Senior Year

Conversations and planning done during Junior year can have a huge impact on a student’s postsecondary plans and lay the foundation for a great Senior year. Learn about resources available to counselors and advisors that can facilitate these conversations.

Engagement Strategies Persistence

January 2022

Getting Interactive with Financial Literacy

Drawing upon the Trellis Student Financial Wellness Survey Results, learn why it is so important to engage with financial literacy to prepare students for access and persistence in postsecondary education.

Financial Aid

January 2022

FAFSA/TASFA Completion: Strategies for Success

Learn how Dallas County Promise and RGV Focus support their communities with FAFSA/TASFA completion to achieve numbers far exceeding state and national averages.

December 2021

Practicing Self-Care

Learn about the eight aspects of wellness and the role a self-care action plan can have in the lives of college access professionals.

Engagement Strategies

December 2021

Engaging the Financial Aid Priority Deadline Before the Holidays

Read about four effective ways to relay information about the Texas financial aid priority deadline to students before the holiday break!

Post-secondary Advising

December 2021

Expanding Bachelor’s Degrees at Community Colleges

Learn about House Bill 3348 and how it will expand the number of bachelor’s degrees offered at community colleges across Texas.

College, Career, and Military Readiness

November 2021

What You Need To Know: TSIA2 Updates & Resources

Learn about the changes made to the TSIA2 and important resources to help students succeed

College, Career, and Military Readiness

November 2021

National Apprenticeship Week 2021

Learn about apprenticeships and the work WE CAN TX is doing to help Texas students meet talent and workforce demands of businesses while earning high-demand credentials.

Financial Aid

November 2021

What You Need To Know: 22-23 FASFA Updates and Troubleshooting

Catch up on the 22-23 FAFSA changes and ways to troubleshoot common issues that you may come across.

Financial Aid

September 2021

TxCAN FAFSA Dashboards

Learn about the TxCAN FAFSA Dashboards and how to compare your FAFSA completion rates to other Educational Service Center regions, counties, school districts, and campuses in Texas.

Financial Aid

September 2021

Need To Know: House Bill 3 Financial Aid Graduation Requirement

Learn about the House Bill 3 Financial Aid Application Requirement going into effect in Fall 2021.

Engagement Strategies

September 2021

Project Restore: Addressing Mental Health Concerns Amid Covid-19

Learn about the TEA’s “Project Restore,” a video course on mental health for education workers.

Post-secondary Advising

September 2021

Reimagining the Road to Education: A New Project

Learn about the interactive project by Bellwether Education, which aims to illuminate how young people must sometimes navigate college access alone.

Engagement Strategies

September 2021

Closing Learning Gaps with the Acceleration Imperative

Learn about the interactive wiki "The Acceleration Imperative" from CAO Central, a resource for teachers in response to Covid-19.

Post-secondary Advising

September 2021

Meeting the Needs of Texas’ Youth Impacted by Covid-19

Learn about databases that counselors can use as tools to address the basic needs of students affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.