Jan 2022

Xello (College & Career Research Program) for Families is Here!

2022-02-04T10:46:52-08:00January 28th, 2022|Categories: Career Center News, employ, enlist, enroll, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Introducing Xello Family! Help your student research colleges, careers and complete their High School & Beyond Plan (HSBP) in Xello!  In alignment with the mission of Vancouver Public Schools and Washington state’s graduation requirements, the HSBP is a requirement for all graduates and begins in sixth grade. Xello is VPS's online platform for [...]

Dec 2021

Running Start Info Nights

2022-01-13T08:50:17-08:00December 20th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, enlist, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

VIRTUAL EVENT What is Running Start?  Running Start is a program that allows motivated students to take college courses as part of their high school education starting their junior year of high school.  Most students can attend part-time or full-time and will earn both high school and college credit for all completed courses.  The cost [...]

Nov 2021

Enroll, Enlist & Employ – Tools for Guidance to Make a Plan

2021-11-15T10:05:35-08:00November 3rd, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, employ, enlist, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

VPS’s vision for Career and College Readiness is that all students are enrolled, enlisted, or employed upon graduation and we have the tools to help your student decide what path to take! Xello is our online platform for college and career readiness that allows students to learn about themselves, explore career and educational options, find [...]

Oct 2021

Military Career Options Fair (11/06/21)

2021-11-01T12:35:46-07:00October 29th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, enlist, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Join us at the Military Career Fair to hear from military representatives on how you can have a viable career in the military as well as attend college while fully enlisted or in the reserves.  Students and parents interested in knowing more about a career in the military should attend this outdoor event. Date: Saturday, [...]

May 2021

Student Opportunity: Army Hiring Days

2021-05-24T13:07:06-07:00May 18th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, enlist, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , |

Join the U.S. Army for a special virtual career fair where you’ll talk one-on-one with an Army recruiter and learn about the variety of job opportunities and signing bonuses available.  Army National Hiring Days goes from 5/10/21 to 6/14/21.  Attend to learn about more than 150 career fields offered in the Army. This program is [...]

Mar 2021

Future Ready Parent Workshop on 6-8PM, Monday, April 19 (virtual)

2021-03-23T11:29:32-07:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, employ, enlist, enroll, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Learn tips from the experts and build your confidence to support your student with college and career planning! This VIRTUAL Future Ready Workshop is designed just for you as a 6th thru 12th grade parent!  Choose from a variety of informational sessions about college and career planning and get the guidance that you need! Register [...]

Jan 2021

Financial Aid & Scholarships for Military Dependents

2021-01-21T11:42:27-08:00January 19th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, enlist, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Dept. of Veterans Affairs has two main GI Bill programs offering up to 100% educational assistance to dependents of Veterans who have died or have been disabled in service. These benefits include housing, tuition, books and other training programs. Apply here for educational aid as a dependent. The Pacific Northwest Gold Star Scholarship is [...]

Jan 2021

Episode 003: Military Options

2021-01-19T11:25:57-08:00January 12th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, enlist, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Join AVID's Lindsey Garcia while she talks to a service members from different branches of the military to help students get a better understanding of what it means to serve in the military.  She also speaks to a VPS counselors who served in the military. What's the difference between enlisting and becoming an [...]

Nov 2020

FutureMe is Here for Present You!

2020-11-10T14:31:36-08:00November 10th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, employ, enlist, enroll, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Join the Career & Technical Education (CTE) Department as they give you a tour of www.futureme.vansd.org.  Regardless of if you know what's next or have no idea, FutureMe can help! Enrolling (college, university or trade school) Financial Aid Assistance Scholarship Information (local scholarships are highlighted plus a comprehensive list of quality scholarships) [...]

Sep 2020

Graduation Pathway Options

2020-09-16T15:48:00-07:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, enlist, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , , |

Students in WA state now have more options to meet graduation requirements. Starting with the Class of 2020, students now have several pathway options to meet the graduation requirement (opposed to the prior testing requirement). This allows students greater flexibility and more options to explore career pathways. One of those pathways is for students to [...]

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