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June 23-24 | Westin Indianapolis Hotel | Downtown Indianapolis

Register Today!2015 Postsecondary Counseling Institute

The Indiana Youth Institute’s fifth annual Postsecondary Counseling Institute is specially designed for counselors, educators, mentors and youth-serving professionals and others who advise youth on their education options after high school.

Don’t miss this intensive two-day workshop designed to give youth workers like you the skills and tools you need to help your students explore a wide range of education options after high school, from traditional four-year colleges to apprenticeship programs. 


Workshop topics include:

  • Financial Aid Basics
  • Helping Your Students Secure Scholarships
  • Tools and Curriculum That Lead Students to Meaningful Careers
  • Utilizing College Board Tools to Increase College and Career Readiness in Your Schools
  • College Eligible vs. College Ready
  • Preventing Summer Melt—How to Use Summer More Effectively
  • Launching Your Students to Graduation and Beyond: How to Help More of Your Students Achieve College and Career Success
  • Creating an Internship Program in Your High School and Connecting Schools with Employers
  • Why is it Getting so Hard to Get Into Indiana’s Four-year Institutions?
  • Liberal Arts Still Have Value
  • Apprenticeships—the Who, What, When, Why and How
  • Apprenticeships—What Recent Grads Wish They Had Known
  • Developing a Career Counseling Program
  • State Update from the Department of Education
  • Utilizing Learn More Campaigns to Increase Postsecondary Awareness
  • Indiana Skills and Ready Indiana
  • Joining the Military—Enlisting, ROTC and Service Academics

Keynote Speakers

  Jane Bluestein Dr. Jane Bluestein
President, Instructional Support Services, Inc.
Building Win-Win Relationships
with Teens
  Kent Pekel Kent Pekel
President & CEO, Search Institute
The Perseverance Process: Strategies for Strengthening Academic Motivation and Persistence

Professional Growth Points and Continuing Education Units are available.
Registration: $100

(includes breakfast and lunch on both days)

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