Parent Workshops to Help Prepare Your Student for College

--- Published on September 09th 2021 ---
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Parent University is launching a series of virtual parent workshops for the month of September. Join us for these free informative workshops that will provide you with tools and knowledge to support your students’ success as they become college and career ready! Students are welcome to attend.

Thursday, 9/16 – IC Parent Portal (6th-12th) – Register Here
Join us to learn how to use Infinite Campus Parent Portal to check your student’s grades, assignments, attendance, and California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) scores and how to update parent/guardian contact information.

Thursday, 9/30 -ScholarShare 529 College Savings (K-12th) – Register Here
Enroll in the ScholarShare 529 College Savings plan to start saving more for your child’s education. A 529 plan is an account that allows you to invest specifically for future education expenses. Similar to IRAs and 401(k)/403(b) plans designed to help save for retirement, 529 plans are aimed at helping families save for college. The accounts are administered at the state level, and are managed by a financial services company that handles all the paperwork and oversees the investments. Presented by ScholarShare 529.

Tuesday, 10/5 – How to Pay for College (9th-12th) – Register Here
Join us to learn about the different types of financial aid available to students when they begin their higher education journey. During this session, we will primarily focus on how to find and apply for scholarships. Presented by UC Davis, Early Academic Outreach Program. 

Wednesday, 10/6 – Cash for College (12th Grade Students)  – Register Here
Students and Families can get help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act (CADAA) and Chafee Grant for Foster Youth applications. Presented by the California Student Aid Commission.

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