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.

High School and College Student Webinars

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.

Additional webinars will be added soon. 

Career and College Practitioner Webinars

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 and Updates

ASPIRE Webinars

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. 

  • Start the Year with Intention
    • Description: Using ASPIRE resources, website, and partnering with your school colleagues to get this year off to a strong start.
    • Date/Time: September 19th, 10am-11am
    • Link
  • No ASPIRE Connections in October, please join the ASPIRE Fall Conferences.
  • OSAC Grants & Scholarships
    • Description: Refresher on on finding funds for further education and scholarship application. 
    • Date/Time:  November 7th, 10am-11am 
    • Link
  • Better FAFSA & ORSAA
    • Description: Updates on the new application and tips for getting students through completion. 
    • Date/Time: December 5th, 10am-11am
    • Link
  • Focus on Apprenticeships
    • Description: Learn about apprenticeships in Oregon and hear from a panel of young apprentices. Students encouraged to attend!  
    • Date/Time: January date TBD, 10am-11am
    • Link
  • Workforce Preparation
    • Description: Connecting to community for job shadows, informational interviews, service, internships, summer opportunities
    • Date/Time: February 13th, 10am-11am
    • Link
  • Celebrations & Transitions
    • Description: How to make the celebration: senior decision day, scholarship award night, middle school transition and more
    • Date/Time: March 12th, 10am-11am
    • Link

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.

  • Mentor Q & A (quarterly; not recorded)
    • Description: Unscripted session that focuses on your questions! Stay the whole time or just drop-in.
      • September 19th, 9am-9:30am Link
      • January 23rd, 9am-9:30am Link
      • March 12th, 9am-9:30am Link

Coordinator Community- These sessions offer an open agenda for Coordinators discuss and learn from each other.

  • Coordinator Community (quarterly; not recorded)
    • Description: Coordinator Community: conversation and Q & A for those who attend 
      • September 20th, 2:30pm-3:00pm Link
      • November 8th, 2:30-3:00 Link
      • January 24th, 2:30-3:00 Link
      • March 13th, 2:30-3:00 Link
      • May 15th, 2:30-3:00 Link

Partner Webinars

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.

ECMC/OASFAA Virtual Paying for College Nights - October 2023

Once again, ECMC and OASFAA are teaming up to bring you two FREE virtual Paying for College events. Families can participate from their own homes (and even ask anonymous questions through the Q & A feature) or you can host a viewing event at your school.

ECMC Recorded Webinars: If you cannot wait for the events above, you can view last year's recording below: