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For Your Professional Development

NACAC Happy Hour for Young Professionals
Catch up with CEO Angel B. Pérez and his co-hosts at the Next Generation happy hour for community-based professionals. The May 6 event brings together NACAC members who are early in their careers within the college counseling and admission field. This online gathering is one of an ongoing series of informal happy hours. Register early to receive a small gift via snail mail!

You are invite to the Western PA College Success Roundtable Meeting, 10 am to noon on May 11th. This meeting will focus on opportunities for our region’s secondary students. Our featured speakers will be:

Joyce E. Cirelli, Community College of Beaver County, Dean of High School Academies & Dual Enrollment,
Karla Stallworth, School 2 Career Program Director, Oakland Planning and Development Corporation (OPDC).

You can register here:

Save the Date for the Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable Network Meeting, May 13th (9A -11A). Our featured guest will be Akil Bello, who not only presented at this past February’s Forum, but he is major expert contributor in the Netflix documentary “Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal”. We’ll discuss with Akil all things “college admission testing” as he is a world renowned college admission testing expert. Meeting details and registration to follow soon.

For the Community

Register for Career Week: Dare to Dream 2021! As part of Career Week, your students will have the opportunity to hear from representatives from more than 14 local businesses and government agencies! During your registered session(s), we encourage you to ask questions and engage with the guest speakers -- they are excited to connect with you! Details of the event can be found at Registration can be found here: (This event is suggested for 6th - 12th graders.)

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® Omega Mu Omega Chapter 2021 scholarship application period will close April 30. We ask that you remind graduating seniors to apply. The application can be found at Due Date: April 30, 2021 at 11:59 PM. We appreciate your partnership in helping students in our community.


Scholarship Committee

Scholarship deadlines are approaching! View the Philadelphia Foundation’s list of scholarships at

A scholarship for Philadelphia residents. “The Octavius Catto Scholarship” #DebtFree college education

Workready is offering a Virtual Summer Internship Toolkit - read more click on this link -

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