College Admission and Financial Aid Phone Bank

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College Admission and Financial Aid Phone Bank

P16Plus is proud to be a partner with Univision and The Financial Aid Council to bring a FAFSA and College Application phone bank to the San Antonio Community. On October 12, tune into Univision from 4-8 P.M to have your financial aid and college application questions answered by advisors and recruiters from schools, colleges, and […]

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Attend to Win initiative expands with addition of NEISD

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Attend to Win initiative expands with addition of NEISD

Students arrive at Davis Middle School on East Houston Street Friday September 16, 2016. The San Antonio Independent School District has been taking part in the San Antonio Kids Attend to Win initiative and has been successful after three years.

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Staff Changes: Sarah Sorensen & Gina Amatangelo

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Staff Changes: Sarah Sorensen & Gina Amatangelo

Diplomás Project Coordinator, Sarah Sorensen has been hired as new the Project Manager. Prior to joining the Diplomás Project, Sarah Sorensen worked as an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Public Administration of the University of Texas at San Antonio’s College of Public Policy teaching undergraduate courses in public policy and the nonprofit sector. She […]

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Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Events

September 19-20: Texas Education and Workforce Summit, Austin   http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/index.cfm?ObjectID=8D2789BA-F47B-86CC-19FFA2E5B2CD0563 September 21-22: Excelencia in Education, Celebración de Excelencia and Accelerating Latino Student Success Workshop, Washington DC http://www.edexcelencia.org/2016 September 24:  ESC-20, Workforce Solutions Alamo, SA Works and the San Antonio Chamber present #CareerFair2016

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    College Admission and Financial Aid Phone Bank

    P16Plus is proud to be a partner with Univision and The Financial Aid Council to bring a FAFSA and College Application phone bank to the San Antonio Community. On October 12, tune into Univision from 4-8 P.M to have your financial aid and college application questions answered by advisors and recruiters from schools, colleges, and universities.

    We will get one step closer to ensuring each student has the support they need on their higher education journey!

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    Attend to Win initiative expands with addition of NEISD

    Students arrive at Davis Middle School on East Houston Street Friday September 16, 2016. The San Antonio Independent School District has been taking part in the San Antonio Kids Attend to Win initiative and has been successful after three years. SA Kids Attend to Win is an initiative focused on improving daily school attendance to ensure students are kindergarten ready, reading on grade level by third grade, graduate on time and are prepared to succeed in college and career.

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    Staff Changes: Sarah Sorensen & Gina Amatangelo

    Diplomás Project Coordinator, Sarah Sorensen has been hired as new the Project Manager. Prior to joining the Diplomás Project, Sarah Sorensen worked as an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Public Administration of the University of Texas at San Antonio’s College of Public Policy teaching undergraduate courses in public policy and the nonprofit sector. She relocated to San Antonio in 2014 from Albany, New York where she spent seven years as a Legislative Analyst for Assembly member Deborah J. Glick, Chair of the New York State Assembly’s Higher Education Committee.

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    Upcoming Events

    September 19-20: Texas Education and Workforce Summit, Austin   http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/index.cfm?ObjectID=8D2789BA-F47B-86CC-19FFA2E5B2CD0563

    September 21-22: Excelencia in Education, Celebración de Excelencia and Accelerating Latino Student Success Workshop, Washington DC http://www.edexcelencia.org/2016

    September 24:  ESC-20, Workforce Solutions Alamo, SA Works and the San Antonio Chamber present #CareerFair2016

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    StriveTogether Postsecondary Enrollment Impact and Improvement Network Wraps Up

    In early 2016, Diplomás was selected to participate in the StriveTogether Postsecondary Enrollment Impact and Improvement Network. Diplomás partners and staff, along with representatives from six projects across the country, received coaching, resources, and support from StriveTogether to enhance our work related to FAFSA completion. While participating in the Impact and Improvement Network, Diplomás partner SAISD implemented several FAFSA completion interventions at a test campus, Highlands High School leading to a 10 percent increase in the number of FAFSAs completed over last year. View Story