• All principals and assistant principals

    Promoting college awareness

    Deadline: Various

    Schools are encouraged to communicate or participate in the following activities to raise college awareness among students and families for College Awareness Month.

    • October 30 and 31: Baltimore National College Fair: School counselors and college access leads should register students individually for this free, public event with 300 college admission representatives at the Baltimore Convention Center.
    • November 3: Register Fee-Waiver Eligible Seniors for the December SAT
    • Continue Completion of the FAFSA: Visit https://fafsa.ed.gov/ to learn more. There will be more districtwide FAFSA initiatives coming soon as the application went live on October1st.
    • November 17: College Gear Day: Teachers and staff are encouraged to wear clothing or gear from their alma mater.
    • November 18: Baltimore Education Scholarship Trust “Starting the College Conversation” event for 8thand 9th graders.
    • December 4: Congressman Elijah Cummings’ How to Pay for College Seminar, held at MICA’s Brown Center, 3100 Mt. Royal Ave, 5-8 pm.

    If you conduct your own College Awareness Month activities, please use #CollegeAwarenessMonth2017 on your social media.

    For questions, contact Daniel Heller in the department of College and Career Readiness at deheller@bcps.k12.md.us.


    Click here for other items in the October 26, 2017 Leadership Action Update.