Chelsea High School Students Invited to Live Chat Q&A with College Guidance Counselor
Have a question about the financial aid process or applying for college? How to find scholarships or prepare for the SAT or ACT tests?
Students and families will have an opportunity to ask an expert guidance counselor these questions and more during a live Twitter chat about post-graduate plans and college preparation on Dec. 5 from 8 to 9 p.m. The evebt will be hosted by Connections Academy, a leading provider of virtual schooling for students in grades K-12, and is the school’s first-ever Twitter chat.
Parents and students, from both traditional and online high schools, are invited to connect with Katy Brennan, manager of counseling services with Connections Academy, for a live question and answer session about preparing for life after high school. Brennan will provide answers to questions asked by attendees on the topic and will offer supplemental resources to help further the discussion after the event.
What: Live Twitter Chat — Virtual High School and Beyond
When: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 8 to 9 p.m.
Who: The general public is invited to join the Twitter conversation as Katy Brennan, Connections Academy manager of counseling services answers questions.
Connections Academy schools offer a challenging, standards-based alternative to the traditional brick-and-mortar school with a full-time virtual school program that combines certified teachers and a comprehensive curriculum with technology tools and community experiences to create an individualized approach to education.
The high school program provides a wide variety of courses including honors and AP.
Connections Academy recently launched a new website designed specifically for teens (ages 13-18) to learn what to look for and expect in an online high school, as well as show how Connections students are prepared for graduation and beyond.
The site features:
- Virtual college tours, online workshops and other college and career preparation resources.
- Student videos highlighting why students choose virtual schooling, how they are succeeding, their hobbies and future plans.
- Real-time Instagram photographs from students demonstrating their lives as virtual school students.
- “Ask a Grad” program for students to connect with Connections Academy graduates.