Georgia Southern University

College Access: Creating a College – Going Culture Modules

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REGISTRATION EXTENDED!

A Professional Learning Experience
Registration Fee for Module 1-3 is $100
Registration Fee for Module 4 is $50

The College Access: Creating a College-Going Culture Modules were developed through the Southern Regional Education Board’s Go Alliance in cooperation with the College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) project.

These modules are to provide high quality, online professional learning for certified middle grade and high school counselors to improve their effectiveness in preparing all students for college and careers. Postsecondary enrollment professionals will improve their effectiveness in working with students to enroll in college and apply for financial aid.

Professional Learning will include strategies for advising all students – particularly first-generation college students from low-income families.

Modules will be offered concurrently.

Culture Module (1): Building a College-Going Culture for All Students
Culture Module (1): Building a College-Going Culture for All Students
­Session: March 17, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Session: June 16, 2014 to July 26, 2014

Topics include: Role of the counselor in promoting career and academic planning, creating a college-going mission, understanding and working with diverse populations, and communicating a college-going mission.

Planning Module (2): College, Career, and Academic Planning
Planning Module (2): College, Career, and Academic Planning
­Session: March 17, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Session: June 16, 2014 to July 26, 2014

Topics include: Engaging students in early career awareness and planning, using data to guide academic planning, helping students understand the importance of course selections and grades, and college/postsecondary choices.

Fiscal Module (3): Financial Aid and College Applications
Fiscal Module (3): Financial Aid and College Applications
­Session: March 17, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Session: June 16, 2014 to July 26, 2014

Topics include: Guiding parents and students through the complexities of financial aid, assisting with the financial aid process, preparing for college admission tests, and college admissions-application process.

Middle Grades Module (4): College and Career Counseling in the Middle Grades
Middle Grades Module (4): College and Career Counseling in the Middle Grades
Session: March 17, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Session: June 16, 2014 to July 26, 2014

Topics include: Developing strategies for creating college-going culture in the middle school grades, implementing Strategies to engage middle grades students in career planning and academic achievement, guiding students to identify courses neded to prepare for high school, careers, and college and building transition activities for parents and students to help students prepare for high school.

Registration Information

REGISTRATION EXTENDED!

Register Online (secure server) (using a Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover card) at the link below.
Please note: Online registration is for individual registrations only. Please have your credit card ready.

Register online: Culture Module (1): Building a College-Going Culture for All Students
­March 17, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Fee $100
Register online: Planning Module (2): College, Career, and Academic Planning
­March 17, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Fee $100
Register online: Fiscal Module (3): Financial Aid and College Applications
­March 17, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Fee $100
Register online: Middle Grades Module (4): College and Career Counseling in the Middle Grades
­March 17, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Fee $50
Register online: Culture Module (1): Building a College-Going Culture for All Students
­June 16, 2014 to July 26, 2014
Fee $100
Register online: Planning Module (2): College, Career, and Academic Planning
­June 16, 2014 to July 26, 2014
Fee $100
Register online: Fiscal Module (3): Financial Aid and College Applications
­June 16, 2014 to July 26, 2014
Fee $100
Register online: Middle Grades Module (4): College and Career Counseling in the Middle Grades
­June 16, 2014 to July 26, 2014
Fee $50
PLU Information

4.0 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) also available for each module
Certificate will be sent upon successful completion of module

A Prior Approval Form and completion record for each module (see below) must be submitted before the class begins by faxing to 912-478-0306 or by mail to:
Judy Hendrix-Poole
Continuing Education
Georgia Southern University
PO Box 8124
Statesboro, GA 30460-8124

> Download Prior Approval Form

Professional Learning Program Completion Record
The Professional Learning Program Completion Record will become the participant’s “transcript” for the PLU credit they earn.

> Download Completion Record for-Module 1
> Download Completion Record for-Module 2
> Download Completion Record for-Module 3
> Download Completion Record for-Module 4

1.At the beginning of the course:
Each participant who is taking the course for PLU credit, must complete the top section titled Personnel Information on the Completion Record for-Module 1, Completion Record for-Module 2,and Completion Record for-Module 3, and return the form to Judy Hendrix-Poole.
You can either email the form to jhendrix@georgiasouthern.edu or mail the form.

2. At the conclusion of the course:
For participants who successfully complete the course and its mastery verification, the instructor and the evaluator will sign in the spaces near the bottom of the form.

The signature as “Instructor” recognizes the individual’s participation in the course for the required 40 instructional hours, and the signature as “Evaluator” acknowledges that the participant successfully completed the items listed for mastery verification.

3.The signed Completion Record for-Module 1, Completion Record for-Module 2 and Completion Record for-Module 3, will be returned to the Certification Office along with each participant’s signed PLU Prior Approval Form.

4.The Completion Record for-Module 1, Completion Record for-Module 2 and Completion Record for-Module 3,will be signed by the certification official for Georgia Southern University. The original of that form will be mailed to each participant and a copy will be mailed to the indicated employing system.

Instructors

March 17, 2014 to May 16, 2014

Module 1: Lynn Y. Jones, Ph.D.
Counselor, Paul D. West Middle School
Fulton County Public Schools
Atlanta, GA

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Human Services with a Specialization in Counseling Studies from Capella University. Lynn served on the Keys2 Achieve Quality School Standards Evaluation Team and currently, is a team member on the Strategic Initiative Work Team for Middle School Counselors. She conscientiously works to increase students’ knowledge about college options by coordinating the school-wide career day, college trips to the University of Georgia, and GaCollege411 curriculum implementation.

Module 2: Teah Moore, Ph.D.
Interim Chairman, School Counselor Education
Fort Valley State University
Perry, GA

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Counseling from Idaho State University. She teaches the career-counseling course at Fort Valley State University, where she stresses the importance and role of career counseling in a person’s life to assist with ameliorating much of the frustration and uncertainty many people experience with their careers. She comes with practitioner experience, school experience, and human service experience resulting from serving families, and adolescents.

Module 3: Julie Hartline, Ed.D.
Counseling and Student Support Services Coordinator

Atlanta Public Schools

Atlanta, GA

Qualifications: Ph.D. from Capella University in Human Services with a Specialization in Counseling Studies and holds a Masters and Specialist in Education, School Counseling. She was recognized as Georgia’s Region 3 Counselor of the Year 2003-2004; Fulton County Middle School Counselor of the Year, 2003-2004, Licensed Professional Counselor.

Module 4: Module 4: LaVerne Ware, Ph.D.
School Counseling and Advisement Consultant
Cobb County School District
Marietta, GA

Qualifications: Ed.D. in Professional Counseling and Supervision from University of West Georgia. Julie was named the 2009 American School Counselor of the Year. She is presently the President Elect for the Georgia School Counselors Association (GSCA). She works with school counselors to implement comprehensive, data-driven school counseling programs that help students to become college and career ready.

Instructors

Session: June 16, 2014 to July 26, 2014

Module 1: LaVerne Ware, Ph.D.
Counseling and Student Support Services Coordinator

Atlanta Public Schools

Atlanta, GA

Qualifications: Ph.D. from Capella University in Human Services with a Specialization in Counseling Studies and holds a Masters and Specialist in Education, School Counseling. She was recognized as Georgia’s Region 3 Counselor of the Year 2003-2004; Fulton County Middle School Counselor of the Year, 2003-2004, Licensed Professional Counselor.

Module 2: Julia S. Chibbaro, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Clinical and Professional Studies
University of West Georgia
Carrollton, GA

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Counselor Education from the University of West Georgia.
Served as a school counselor at the middle school level for 8 years and high school counselor, Department of Juvenile Justice, for 6 years in South Carolina. Currently, she is researching and developing practical strategies that school counselors may use to improve their practices and the lives of students.

Module 3: Kim Jackson-Allen, Ed.D.
School Guidance Counselor
Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools
Savannah, GA

Qualifications: Ed.D. from South Carolina State University where she received a dual Specialist and doctorate in Educational Administration. Holds a Masters and Specialist degree in Counselor Education from Georgia Southern University. She realizes that students need effective decision-making skills that to enable them to become productive members of society.

Module 4: Teah Moore, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator
School Counselor Education
Fort Valley State University
Perry, GA

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Counseling from Idaho State University. She teaches the career-counseling course at Fort Valley State University, where she stresses the importance and role of career counseling in a person’s life to assist with ameliorating much of the frustration and uncertainty many people experience with their careers. She comes with practitioner experience, school experience, and human service experience resulting from serving families, and adolescents.

For College Access Program Information Contact
Name Title Phone Email
Judy Hendrix-Poole Program Development Specialist 912.478.5993
Division of Continuing Education • PO Box 8124 Statesboro, GA 30458-8124 • 912.478.5555 • conted@georgiasouthern.edu