College: Making It Happen is a program designed to communicate to families
and school educators the importance of early academic and financial planning in
order for middle school children to have choices after high school graduation.
Originally designed for families and school educators of sixth to ninth grade students,
the materials and presentations are applicable to parents of students in other grades
There are three components of College: Making It Happen:
* An informational packet in English and Spanish consisting of materials designed
to support families and educators becoming involved in the educational lives of
middle school students so that they can be their academic advisors and financial
* A 30-minute videotape in English and Spanish;
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* A schedule of
events that provides families and students with the opportunity
to hear presentations from representatives of all higher sectors in the state as
well as to view the video and receive the packets.