Webinar Series

To enhance MCAN's professional development strategy, MCAN has developed two learning communities:

  • Counselor and Direct Service Provider Learning Community (including: counselors, college advisers, mentors, direct service professionals), and
  • Local College Access Network Coordinator Learning Community. 

We support these learning communities through a number of resources and opportunities including a webinar series, listservs, scholarship opportunities for continued learning, and hosting our annual conference. All webinars available for the public will be listed here.

Questions about webinars, joining one of the listservs, or scholarship opportunities?
Please contact Jamie Jacobs, Director of Professional Development at jamie(a)micollegeaccess.org.   

Upcoming Webinars

Resolve to Evolve: A College Student’s Guide to Self-Care for Academic Success

“Resolve to Evolve: A College Student’s Guide to Self-Care for Academic Success and Personal Well-Being”, an essential toolkit to help ensure that students stay in school and thrive. Evidence-based and well-established models empower students to enhance productivity for personal success and happiness. This webinar will provide concise evidence, learning activities, and practical takeaways to empower students to enhance productivity for academic achievement, personal success, and happiness, including strategies and techniques to cope with stress, anxiety, lack of sleep, and potential crisis. Increasing positive affect with happiness practices based on evidence promotes a perpetuating healthful lifestyle. Join to learn more!

Date: Mar 21, 2019 1:00 PM EDT

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The "Tutor-to Teacher" Pipeline Project: Innovative Pathways to Careers Through National Service 

A critical teacher shortage exists in Michigan due to plummeting enrollment rates in teacher preparation programs. The help tackle this problem, the Hope Network’s Michigan Education Corps Reading Corps and Math Corps programs replicate the empirically-validated Minnesota Reading & Math Corps programs. The programs utilize AmeriCorps members as preschool and elementary literacy tutors, and grade 4-8 math tutors to deliver research-based, supplemental literacy & math interventions for age 3 to grade 8 students. This presentation will discuss how collaboration between MEC, the Michigan Department of Education Educator Services, and higher education has resulted in an innovative effort to help address the teacher shortage by creating a “tutor-to-teacher” pipeline that benefits schools, the individuals who are future educators, and higher education. 

Date: Mar 13, 2019 2:00 PM EDT

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Naviance and the CCLR Framework  

The CCLR Framework provides a blueprint to prepare middle and high school students for success after graduation. This practical tool set helps schools and districts of all sizes define, measure, and track success for their college, career and life readiness initiatives. The result is a purposeful approach to CCLR that drives long-term student engagement and better outcomes.
Webinar Agenda:
Overview of the need to expand college and career readiness
Introduction to the CCLR Framework
Deep dive of framework components
Crossover of Framework and EDP
Theory into Practice: How Sturgis Public Schools is preparing students for life via workforce initiatives

Date: Feb 26, 2019 1:00 PM EST

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