ASPIRE supports students, families, and communities across Oregon by providing timely and topical training and professional development opportunities through both in-person and virtual events.
The 2022 ASPIRE Fall Conference is back in person this year. To better support communities across the state we are hosting two events this year.
Join the ASPIRE Coordination Connections series. All sessions are 1 hour in length and include topics like financial aid, family engagement, careers, Junior Jumpstart, using peer mentors and more!
Join the ASPIRE Mentor Connections series. All sessions include a 30-minute topical training followed by a 30-minute Mentor Training Basics with Q&A.
Webinars: OSAC offers a variety of webinars throughout the year for coordinators, mentors, students, families and adult learners. Our webinars provide update-to-date information about Oregon grant programs and scholarships, financial aid, timely hands-on application assistance and, support via live Q&A time. Our webinars are available at no cost. Registration is required to receive event link and reminder email.
You can find our list of upcoming webinars here.
Presentations: OSAC staff are available to give presentations and workshops to students, families, and career/college access staff across Oregon on a variety of topics related to career and college readiness including: postsecondary options, financial aid and Oregon Grant programs, scholarships, FAFSA/ORSAA completion, understanding student loans and, more.
You can learn more about requesting an OSAC presentation here.
Below is a list of videos recently added to our YouTube channel and some of our favorite videos from our partners in this work.
Recent ASPIRE Videos
Recent OSAC Recorded Webinars and Videos
Oregon Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators Videos
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
Federal Student Aid Videos
Below are resources for supporting youth in Foster Care.
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