There are many new job postings on the Job Board! Check it out here.
There are also many summer camps, classes and programs available. Check those out here: Summer Opportunities.
On Friday, February 25th 6:30-8:30 pm, at Penn Manor High School, there will once again be an in-person Academy Night for the 11th District of Pennsylvania. United States Service Academy Liaison officers, ROTC representatives and DODMERB personnel will be present to brief on their programs. Information provided will include answers to the following:
· The difference between attending an academy/ROTC and military recruiters
· The value of attending a summer program at an Academy
· Describing the ‘ideal’ candidate
· Determining the difference between a nomination and an appointment
Especially now, with the changes to SAT/ACT standards, extracurricular push, and hybrid learning, it is important for those students/parents/educators to understand the process and the rigors of the application/admission.
Please contact Mary O’Connor at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP or with any questions.
Click below to download the flier with more information.
There are many resources available to help students and parents with the FAFSA and student loan options.
Presented by PHEAA: Financial Aid 101– Understand the financial decisions students need to make concerning higher education. We plan to discuss higher education costs, the types of financial aid available, and how to apply for financial aid.
Presented by PHEAA: FAN Junior Jumpstart– This session will focus on the planning and goal setting high school juniors should be working on to prepare for the financial aid process they’ll face as seniors. All students who are looking into any post secondary education, and their parents, will benefit by the information that will be provided. Join us for a JumpStart!
Presented by PHEAA: FAFSA Overview/Line by Line– Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) Access Partners will present an overview of the 2022–23 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process. They will guide students and families through a step-by-step process of filing the FAFSA and state grant application.
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
8:00 am – 2:00 pm
High school students with 504 Plans or IEPs and their teachers and parents are
encouraged to attend this year’s live virtual fair to learn about making a successful
transition to post-secondary education. Live sessions by agencies, administrators, and
counselors from various schools and colleges will cover numerous aspects of self-advocacy as well as steps for accessing disability support services in a post-secondary
school environment. Attendees will also be able to view information on colleges and
universities, trade and technical schools, agency, and financial supports with just a click!
It’s never too early to be thinking about college! This guide, provided by York College, is presented in Five Steps. These steps will help you plan for college, guide you through college, and prepare you for life after college.
Students, are you looking for part time work? * Alumni, are you seeking Full time employment options? *Parents, are you looking for job options for you or your students? * Employers, are you looking to share your job openings with a great community?
The Counseling Department’s Job Board may be able to help you! There are many opportunities available, and new contacts are added frequently. Scan the QR code below or click this link to view the Google slides document.
Montgomery County System of Care is offering two sessions to help parents. The sessions are free and will be virtual. Sign up is required.
SEPTEMBER 13*- 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Protective Power of Parents to Keep Young People Safe and Build Them to be their Best Selves
with Dr. Ken Ginsburg- Adolescent Medicine, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Director of The Center for Parent and Teen Communication
SEPTEMBER 22* – 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Positive Parenting Strategies for Less Worrying and More Connection
with Dr. Katherine Dahlsgaard- Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Founder/Director of Brave is Better
HOSTED BY MONTGOMERY COUNTY SYSTEM OF CARE
*Sessions will be recorded and available to registered participants for a limited time period!
Students who are interested in a career in the counseling profession and are in 10th, 11th, and 12th grade are invited to attend Lancaster Bible College’s Counseling and Social Work Open House on November 7, 2019 from 8:30 am-4pm. Lancaster Bible College offers undergraduate degrees in Professional Counseling and Social Work. We also offer a 5-year program for students interested in pursuing a Master’s Degree in Marriage Couple and Family Counseling, Addictions, Mental Health, and School Counseling while simultaneously earning a Bachelor’s Degree. Interested students should register by going to the following link: NOVEMBER 7
Please direct all questions to Grace Palmisano at email@example.com
Seniors: Are you interested in working outdoors after graduating? Does a career in landscaping interest you? If so, make sure to check out Shreiner Tree Care’s 2019 Student Internship Program! Areas of focus will include plant health care, tree pruning, large truck driving, customer service, and much more. Stop down in the counseling office to pick up a flyer!
The Pathways Center for Grief & Loss understands that loss impacts the entire family. Held in the
Bob & Joy Allen Coping Kids & Teens wing at the Pathways Center, the program provides a series for children, teens and adults who are coping with the death of a loved one. Families gather for a light supper prior to each session before breaking into age-specific groups to provide peer support.
The next series is:
Thursdays, October 18–November 29 (excluding November 22)
(Registration deadline: October 5)
Families meet with a Coping Kids & Teens counselor to determine if the group would be the best support option for them. Call (717) 391-2413 or (800) 924-7610 by October 5 to schedule anappointment.
March 20, 2018 Two identical sessions: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free. Registration required at iu13.org/safekids
Join us on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, for the 2018 Keeping Kids Safe Symposium. This is a Free Cyber Security Forum on Social Media & the Internet, which will be held at the The Conference and Training Center at IU13 (1020 New Holland Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601).
Everyone is welcome to attend this event, specifically parents, educators, and community members.
This class will cover numerous applications and social media platforms commonly used by kids. It is important to know that apps come and go almost daily. Parents need to stay proactive in trying to keep educated on new apps coming out.
Objectives: Discuss bullying, sexual harassment, predatory behavior, pornography exposure
Potential Risk of Online Predators
Are you interested in a career in the healthcare field or do you have a general interest in health related issues? If so, check out the Penn State Mini Medical School. This program is held every Thursday evening in March from 6-9 in the Edward P. Junker III Auditorium at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. There is no cost for this event, but enrollment is limited and pre-registration is required. Stop by the counseling office to receive more details.
March 7: Problem-Based Learning (PBL) In Medical Education
March 14: Addiction
March 21: Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
March 28: Healthy Living
Pre-registration information: https://pennstatehershey.tfaforms.net/230
The Lancaster Workforce Investment Board is sponsoring FOUR Career Shadowing opportunities for Lancaster County Students.
Why a panel?
All panels run from 9-11 AM
The Human Services panel will meet on Thursday, March 2, 2017 in room 3 at Liberty Place; 313 W Liberty Street, Lancaster, PA 17603
The Police/Firefighter/EMT panel will meet on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at the Lancaster County Public Safety Center; 101 Champ Blvd, Manheim, PA 17545
The Construction panel will meet on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at the Association of Builders and Contractors; Rapho Business Park 135 T-801 Shellyland Rd. Manheim PA 17545 exit 772 off of 283
The Industrial/Production/Logistics panel will meet on will be held in room 101 at 1020 New Holland Ave on Friday, March 10, 2017.
What do you need to do to register?
See Mrs. Ostrowski in the counseling office if you plan to attend one of the above sessions. She will submit your name so you are registered. You will need to arrange your own transportation and you will need to submit an excuse from your parent/guardian upon your return to school.
Email Melissa.firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Ubuntu Leaders in Lancaster raises awareness of social justice issues while empowering our youth participants to address them. It builds compassion, develops leadership and advocacy skills, and fosters global citizenry. This after-school, community-based program is geared toward youth in 7-12 grade who want to make a difference in their communities.
Check out this article in the Lancaster News Paper about the Fall 2016 Cohort! http://lancasteronline.com/news/local/ubuntu-leaders-in-lancaster-teaches-young-people-the-tools-of/article_688f9b32-b8da-11e6-9339-67b01b208b1c.html
Coping Kids & Teens
Throughout the school year, the Pathways Center for Grief & Loss’s Coping Kids & Teens Program offers a series of peer support grief groups for children, teens and adults. Families gather for a light supper before each group session. The next 7-week series will be held Thursdays, October 20 – December 8 (excluding November 24),
6:00–7:30 p.m. at the Pathways Center for Grief & Loss. Families meet with a Coping Kids & Teens counselor to determine if the group would be the best support option for their child/teen. Call (717) 391-2413 or (800) 924-7610 by October 7 to schedule an appointment.
Click here for more information about the Coping Kids and Teens program.