Education Series

 

Throughout the school year the PTSA offers educational seminars to prepare you and your student for life after high school.  Hear from experts and professionals on various topics that will impact your student.  These events start at around 7pm (or right after PTSA General Membership meetings).  They will be held at the Library.  Space is limited so please plan to arrive early!

 

FALL:  Monday, September 24, 2018, ACT/SAT Tests & College Financial Planning

Hear from experts and professionals about

  • Trends in college testing and how to prepare
  • The differences between ACT and SAT and details of each test
  • How to start the financial planning process
  • College costs and funding options

 

WINTER:  Monday, January 31, 2019, Preparing for College and Finding the Best College Fit

Hear from expert and professional about

  • How to prepare for college
    • High school course planning
    • Extra-curricular activities
    • Volunteer work
  • How to find the right college fit
    • Narrow the list of colleges
    • Pick the school that’s right for you

 

WINTER: Tuesday, March 26, 2019,  Benefits of Technical / 2-Year Colleges

Hear from experts and professionals about

  • The benefits of technical / 2-year colleges
    • Why a technical / community college?
    • WA technical / Community colleges
    • Many pathways
    • Lake WA Institute of Technology

 

SPRING:  Date TBD, First-Year College Student Panel

Hear from Skyline alumni about

  • How to prepare for first year of college
  • Lessons learned
  • Tips for success