Online ResourcesTEA launches college and career planning website .The Texas Education Agency today announced the launch of a new free online college and career planning website for Texas students, parents and educators.The Texas College & Career resource site, ww.texascollegeandcareer.org, provides information about college options, academic and financial preparation for college, higher education admissions and career research.The website provides portfolio building tools that include: a career interest and values survey, career profiles with emphasis on high-growth career paths, college awareness, college search and match tools, resume building, interviewing skills, college application and essay guidance and college admission portfolios.Available in English and Spanish, the site provides resources to accommodate unique populations such as students living in foster care and English language learners.The site is available to all secondary students in Texas public schools. Training for teachers, counselors, parents and students is available within the site’s training center at https://support.connectedu.net/Texas/training-center.html .Visitors to the training center can participate in one of several weekly live webinars or view recorded webinars immediately on-demand.Education and College Support ResourcesThe following links and resources will provide you information about colleges and universities. If you have any questions, please see your counselor.www.giftedstudy.org/educators/ - Summer Institute for the Gifted is celebrating their 29th year of providing the highest quality summer programs for academically advanced students.www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org - comprehensive college directory with resources useful to those interested in advancing their educationwww.texascollegeandcareer.org - provides information about college options, academic, and financial preparation for college, higher education admissions and career research.http://www.myeducationmysuccess.org
This website is to provide Texans a tool to simplify one of the common barriers to a post-secondary education: navigating through the process.College Navigator
Is a free consumer information tool designed to help students, parents, high school counselors, and others get information about nearly 7,000 postsecondary institutions in the United States.
Texas Association College Admissions Counseling's College Information Hotline
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
A comprehensive site allowing access to online colleges, TASP information, financial aid info, admission requirements and more.http://www.act.org - The ACT PeopleTexas Colleges and Universities
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