- Cama-i, quyana tailuci!
- (Central Yup’ik)
- "Greetings, thank you for coming!"
The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education has been awarded $786,000 in CARES Act funds to effectively reduce interest rates to 0% for qualifying Alaska Student Loan Corporation borrowers requesting forbearance as economic hardship assistance for reasons related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education’s Early Career Explorers classroom resources incorporate career exploration alongside traditional subjects to be used in the classroom or at home. Students build a strong foundation to better understand the importance of academics, extracurricular activities, and healthy study habits as it relates to future career goals. Contact Shelly.Morgan@alaska.gov or 907-269-7972 for additional details.
Provided by the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education and Alaska 529 College Savings Plan, the I Know I Can e-Book is available for FREE download for teachers or families to read with students as a distant learning activity. Additional parent tips and activities are available in the book. Students are encouraged to draw pictures of their career dreams and complete other activities in the eBook. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 907-269-7972 for additional details.
Provided by the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education and Alaska 529 College Savings Plan, the 5th/6th grade Kids2College program is available for distance delivery. Six lessons, video college & career panels, virtual campus tours, digital student workbook & teacher guide. Students begin to identify their career interests and build personal learning and career plans; learn how to best prepare for college and career training; and learn about college entrance exams, admissions, and financial aid. Please contact email@example.com for additional details.
One of the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education’s outreach initiatives – FAFSA Time Alaska – is adding a new component to its portfolio: FAFSA Wednesdays! FAFSA Wednesdays offers fully virtual, weekly assistance by ACPE’s FAFSA experts to assist Alaska students successfully complete the FAFSA while they are preparing for postsecondary education and career training. Join via WebEx beginning June 10 between 3-6 pm. For more information, please connect with Dominika Szpotanska.
ACPE is looking to celebrate the 2020 graduating class by offering a virtual Decision Day Alaska event. The goal of Decision Day Alaska is to recognize all high school seniors and celebrate all of their postsecondary plans, whether it be college or university, vocational/trade school, career training center, registered apprenticeship program, or the military. This year, ACPE would like to recognize graduating seniors by sharing the videos of their postsecondary plans and decisions and invite others to join the celebration. You can register your school for a virtual Decision Day Alaska here. For more information, please contact Dominika Szpotanska at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education (ACPE) Success Center staff are available to answer questions about FAFSA, scholarships, postsecondary programs, and more! If you or your students have questions about navigating the postsecondary landscape in these uncertain times, please contact ACPE’s Success Center team at 800-441-2962, Option 4.
Continue using www.AKCIS.org over the Summer! AKCIS is offered to everyone in Alaska for FREE by the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education (ACPE). Find out how interests and values help students and educators focus on career clusters, occupations, programs of study, schools, and scholarships. Create ready to share resumes by warehousing achievements, activities, and skills, as well as education, paid work, and community services experiences! Create an online Personal Learning & Career Plan (PLCP) implementation plan for your classroom, school, or district! Contact the ACPE team for more information and planning assistance.