11/27 Financial Aid information 2023-2024
11/15 High School Planning and Career Presentation, 6:30-7:30pm.
When: Wednesday, November 15th, 6:30-7:30 PM
Stream link for viewing:
YouTube Live Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6xGya895UI
Come learn about a variety of short term training programs and educational pathways which can lead to well-paying careers in Vermont and nation-wide. This virtual event is open to students and families across Chittenden County. Panelists will introduce themselves and provide an overview of their work. Some of the following questions will be addressed and the audience will also have time to ask their own questions:
Thomas Cheney, Advance Vermont, MyFutureVT
Michael Keogh, CCV Director of Business Engagement, ccv.edu/workforce
Ruth Durkee, State Director of Career Technical Education, VT Agency of Ed.
Lily Lukaszevicz, Student Representative
Questions? Please connect with Susie Moakley or Gavin Vontzalidis in the Direction Center
TBA VSAC Forms Night. Due to changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) that include a delayed release (now scheduled for December 2023) the CVU VSAC Forms Night will be scheduled later this semester. More information will be shared at a later date.
Teens Reaching Youth (TRY) for the Environment: TRY stands for Teens Reaching Youth and is an environmental leadership opportunity for students in grades 7-12. It is an environmental education program taught by teens and designed to increase environmental literacy and responsibility in younger youth. TRY for the Environment connects young people to real-world environmental problems by allowing them to be key change agents contributing to real-world solutions. Learn more here. Applications are due no later than November 7.
VTeen Leadership Weekend: November 17-19, 2023. VTeen Leadership Weekend is a fun-filled weekend developing important skills and traits that will help you stretch and improve your leadership, communication, problem solving, teamwork and other transferable skills to take back and use in your club work, school and community. Learn more here. Open to all youth in grades 7-12; limited to 50 youth.
Vermont Science Olympiad - Teams Wanted: UVM will be hosting the Vermont Science Olympiad on Saturday, April 6, 2024, and we are looking for teams to join us for this exciting day of science competition! We encourage all high schools to form a team (or two, or three!) to participate. Students and teachers alike say it was one of the most inspirational and memorable experiences of their educational life.
Talk to your school about starting a team! We will be hosting a new coaches meeting in September. Date to be posted soon. Contact Lauren.Traister@uvm.edu if interested. Learn more about the Vermont Science Olympiad at: https://www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/vermont-science-olympiad
Discover Engineering: A FREE full day event with workshops at UVM to promote the field of engineering and help youth understand different pathways they can take to pursue a future as an engineer. More information coming soon. Save the Date! Saturday, February 17, 2024.
THRIVE Workshops: 4-H has been helping youth thrive for over 100 years! Through experiential learning activities we deliver high quality programs framed in a positive youth development context. Let us work with your middle and high school students to intentionally focus on the development of critical life skills / transferable skills. Contact Lauren.Traister@uvm.edu for more information and to schedule your workshop.
Green Mountain Boys' State (GMBS) is sponsored by the American Legion of Vermont. The program will be held at Norwich University from Sunday, June 25th-Friday, June 30th. You do not need to have a family member who is currently a member to apply. Applications are due no later than May 15th.
Girl State program for the American Legion Auxiliary. This program is about teaching leadership skills to the next generation. We support young women who are finishing their junior year of high school with a 6 day program at Randolph State college. They learn how to campaign and run for office at the Local, State and Federal government levels. They also go to Montpelier during their stay, to shadow our representatives there. The session this year begins on June 17th and ends on June 22nd. It is fully paid by the Auxiliary! Applications are due by March 10th.
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