OSAC and ASPIRE offer a variety of webinars throughout the year for students, parents, and career/college practitioners. Our webinars provide up-to-date information about Oregon grant programs, scholarships, financial aid application assistance, and support via live Q&A. Our webinars are available at no cost. Registration is required to receive event link and reminder email. Follow us on social media and newsletters for new offerings and check this page frequently for updates.
Webinars will relate to career and/or college planning and may include financial aid and scholarship support, student loan information, the Oregon College Savings Plan, and more.
None at this time.
Webinars geared toward counselors, teachers, career/college advisors, and ASPIRE coordinators who assist students and adult learners with career and college plans.
FAFSA Plus+ Training
2024-25 FAFSA/ORSAA Updates, Line-by-Line, Q & A
Trades & Apprenticeships STEP by STEP
Webinar Series (3 total webinars between January-March 2024)
Session 1: Overview of Apprenticeships and Pre-Apprenticeships for the Trades
Description: Join us for part one of a three-part series called Trades Step by Step. Our hosts will offer an overview of the trades, pre- apprenticeships, and apprenticeships what they are and how they work. This session will be recorded and available later.
Session 2: Trades Apprenticeships Resources plus unions and non-unions
Description: Join us for part two of a three-part series called Trades Step by Step. Our hosts will take a deeper dive into the trades, apprenticeships, unions and non-unions and career opportunities. Participants will learn how to utilize the functions on the BOLI website to help students and job seekers find an employer in trades. This session will be recorded and available later.
Session 3: Interviews for Apprenticeships, Ranking System and Preparation
Description: Join us for part three of a three-part series called Trades Step by Step. Our hosts will help you learn what it means to navigate an interview in an apprenticeship program. How the apprenticeship programs use their ranking system and how a student can help prepare themselves for a future in the trades.
Webinars geared toward ASPIRE coordinators and ASPIRE mentors who assist students and adult learners with career and college plans.
No need to register, just click on the links below.
ASPIRE Connections- These sessions cover timely topics for Coordinators and Mentors.
Mentor Q & A- These sessions for Mentors offer open time to ask questions and learn together. Please view the Mentor Training video prior to this session.
Coordinator Community- These sessions offer an open agenda for Coordinators discuss and learn from each other.
Webinars hosted by partner organizations that help students plan for their future, provide assistance during the college planning experience, or offer post-college success tips.
Oregon Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (OASFAA)
This series of videos is intended to help high school counselors and student mentors become more comfortable providing support to students and families as they complete the FAFSA or ORSAA. Video Playlist
Federal Student Aid Videos
Short videos created to help assist students and families complete the FAFSA.
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