Life After High School

A Guide to Career and College Planning

Juniors and Sophomores and Parents/Guardians

Please join us for a VIRTUAL meeting on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1st at 5:30 P.M. with John Holland from the Iowa College Access Network. This presentation is being sponsored by Hawkeye Community College and the University of Iowa. The CFHS counselors will also share information about 2021-22 Registration/Scheduling of classes for next year. Please register using the link below!

Learn more about all the great opportunities available!

  • The meeting starts at 5:30 p.m.
  • You will need to register NOW using this link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_SNlQ8FMWR1yrVuCyGxBJPA
  • We are excited to have John Holland from Iowa College Access Network join us to share important information that will help students be prepared!
  • IT WILL BE A VERY WORTHWHILE PRESENTATION!

Be prepared!

Did you know that 90% of the fastest-growing careers require additional education and training beyond high school? This training looks different for every student and it is important to have a plan. Also, the Last Dollar Scholarship is available for many of the high demand careers in our state.

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Job Shadows Available

Every semester, we offer students an opportunity to sign up to do job shadows. The deadline to sign up for this semester is Friday, January 29th. Please check out the video on how to sign up and the link to register.


HOW TO SIGN UP FOR A JOB SHADOW



CEDAR VALLEY CAREER CONNECTIONS SIGN UP


  • If you are a first time user, click on create a new student account.
  • Pick any user name and password that you would like, just so you remember it.
  • You will fill out the new student registration.
  • Once that is done pick "new job shadow request" - the top box.
  • Here is where you will have to put parent information. They will get an email link once you submit it. They will have to go in and approve by Friday.
  • A few career fields require an extra form which is also due on Friday.

Career and College Planning Night at Cedar Falls High School

Monday, Feb. 1st, 5:30pm

This is an online event.

Register using this link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_SNlQ8FMWR1yrVuCyGxBJPA

Topics include:

  • Career Exploration and Assessment
  • Academic Preparation and Requirements
  • Admission Process and Requirements
  • College Selection & Campus Visits
  • Application Process
  • Understanding Costs – Cost of Attendance
  • Scholarships
  • Successful Transitions

Please contact the Cedar Falls High School Counseling Office for questions.

Phone: 319-553-2515
susan.langan@cfschools.org