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10:00 am FAFSA Completion Workshop

College Goal Kentucky, a FAFSA completion initiative, which provides free help to families applying for college financial aid, will take place at over 30 sites across the state starting in November 2014 through spring 2015. At College Goal Kentucky, financial aid professionals from Kentucky will help students and families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students are encouraged to attend College Goal Kentucky with a parent or guardian. They should bring their and their parents completed 2014 IRS 1040 tax return and any other 2014 income and benefits information. If families haven’t completed their taxes, financial aid professionals will be able to help fill out the rest of the FAFSA and give instructions for the financial portion. Everything else pens, pencils and FAFSA worksheets will be provided.

Location
Southwest Regional Library9725 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY 40272 (502) 933-0029

1:00 pm FAFSA Completion Workshop

College Goal Kentucky, a FAFSA completion initiative, which provides free help to families applying for college financial aid, will take place at over 30 sites across the state starting in November 2014 through spring 2015.At College Goal Kentucky, financial aid professionals from Kentucky will help students and families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).Students are encouraged to attend College Goal Kentucky with a parent or guardian. They should bring their and their parents completed 2014 IRS 1040 tax return and any other 2014 income and benefits information. If families haven’t completed their taxes, financial aid professionals will be able to help fill out the rest of the FAFSA and give instructions for the financial portion.

Location
Iroquois Branch Library 601 W. Woodlawn Ave, Louisville, KY 40215

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6:00 pm FAFSA Completion Workshop

College Goal Kentucky, a FAFSA completion initiative, which provides free help to families applying for college financial aid, will take place at over 30 sites across the state starting in November 2014 through spring 2015. At College Goal Kentucky, financial aid professionals from Kentucky will help students and families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students are encouraged to attend College Goal Kentucky with a parent or guardian. They should bring their and their parents completed 2014 IRS 1040 tax return and any other 2014 income and benefits information. If families haven’t completed their taxes, financial aid professionals will be able to help fill out the rest of the FAFSA and give instructions for the financial portion. Everything else pens, pencils and FAFSA worksheets will be provided.

Location
Pleasure Ridge Park High school 5901 Greenwood Road, Louisville, KY 40258 (502) 485-831

6:00 pm FAFSA Completion Workshop

College Goal Kentucky, a FAFSA completion initiative, which provides free help to families applying for college financial aid, will take place at over 30 sites across the state starting in November 2014 through spring 2015. At College Goal Kentucky, financial aid professionals from Kentucky will help students and families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students are encouraged to attend College Goal Kentucky with a parent or guardian. They should bring their and their parents completed 2014 IRS 1040 tax return and any other 2014 income and benefits information. If families haven’t completed their taxes, financial aid professionals will be able to help fill out the rest of the FAFSA and give instructions for the financial portion. Everything else pens, pencils and FAFSA worksheets will be provided.

Location
Fern Creek High school 9115 Fern Creek Road, Louisville, KY 40291 (502) 485-8251

7:00 pm FAFSA Workshop

The seminar will feature Bob Murray from Illinois Wesleyan University, who will present information about applying for financial aid.

* Student Loans *

* Pell Grants *

* Expected Family Contribution *

* Student Aid Report *

* Illinois Monetary Award Programs *

* Federal Financial Aid Programs *

* Student Loan Programs *

* Financial Need *

* Work-Study Programs *

*How to file forms error-free!!!*

Location
Seneca High School, 3510 Goldsmith Lane, Louisville, KY 40220

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8:30 am ACT Test Prep Workshop

Louisville Central Centers, Inc. Teen Leadership Council is hosting a free ACT Prep Workshop that allows students to enhance their test taking strategies. The workshop also focuses on English, math, and science principles as well as gives the students an assessment on their strengths and weaknesses regarding to test taking and certain academic subjects.

Location
Louisville Central Community Centers, Inc. 1300 Muhammad Ali Blvd

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12:00 pm FAFSA Completion Workshop

College Goal Kentucky, a FAFSA completion initiative, which provides free help to families applying for college financial aid, will take place at over 30 sites across the state starting in November 2014 through spring 2015. At College Goal Kentucky, financial aid professionals from Kentucky will help students and families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students are encouraged to attend College Goal Kentucky with a parent or guardian. They should bring their and their parents completed 2014 IRS 1040 tax return and any other 2014 income and benefits information. If families haven’t completed their taxes, financial aid professionals will be able to help fill out the rest of the FAFSA and give instructions for the financial portion. Everything else pens, pencils and FAFSA worksheets will be provided.

Location
Shawnee Public Library 3912 West Broadway Louisville, KY (502) 574-1722

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4:00 pm Financial Aid Workshop with KHEAA

January is the month to apply for financial aid! Need assistance filling out your FAFSA? KHEAA will be here to walk you through the application. Don’t miss out! Call 574-1724

Location
Main Library 301 York Street Louisville, KY USA 40203

9:00 pm KET College Financial Aid show

KET brings financial aid advisors to you during a one-hour live show on January 26, 2015 at 9pm. You can call in to ask questions about FAFSA as well as post questions to Twitter @KET or on Facebook at facebook.com/KET. Tune in to receive the call in number so that you can ask questions regarding FAFSA and paying for college.

Location
KET Network

9:00 pm FAFSA Call-In Show

In this special live edition, experts from Kentucky colleges and state agencies provide essential information about financial aid and field questions from viewers.

To comment on the program or suggest ideas for future episodes, email us at : educationmatters@ket.org

Learn more by visiting the KET Education Matters website: http://www.ket.org/episode/KEDMA%20000601

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KET Call In Show

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News and Trends in Education

Local

Jefferson County Public Schools News

The Courier Journal Education News.  http://www.courier-journal.com/section/NEWS0105/Education

Bellarmine University News.  http://www.bellarmine.edu/news/portal/

Jefferson Community and Technical College News.  http://www.jefferson.kctcs.edu/en/News_and_Events.aspx

Simmons College of Kentucky. No news outlet.  Check with Simmons.

Spalding University News.  http://spalding.edu/

Sullivan University.  No news outlet.  Check with Sullivan, Spencerian, etc.

The University of Louisville.  U of L Today.  http://louisville.edu/uofltoday/

 

State

Kentucky Department of Education Current Press Releases and Advisories.  http://www.kde.state.ky.us/KDE/HomePageRepository/News+Room/Current+Press+Releases+and+Advisories/

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education news and Current Press Releases.  http://cpe.ky.gov/news/mediaroom/releases/

 

National

The Chronicle of Higher Education News. http://chronicle.com/section/News/6/

The Chronicle of Higher Education. Almanac of Higher Education. The Chronicle‘s Almanac issue, our annual compendium of college and university data, offers an in-depth look at the state of higher education. http://chronicle.com/section/Almanac-of-Higher-Education/536/

The New York Times Education Page. http://www.nytimes.com/pages/education/index.html

Inside Higher Ed.  News and Quick Takes.  http://www.insidehighered.com/news

U.S. Department of Education News. http://www.ed.gov/news

 

Trends and Emerging Issues

Association of American Colleges and Universities.  News and trending topics. http://www.aacu.org/press_room/inthenews.cfm

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.  Postsecondary Education.  http://www.gatesfoundation.org/postsecondaryeducation/Pages/default.aspx

The Center for 21st Century Universities.  Emerging issues in higher education.  http://c21u.gatech.edu/trending-topics

The College Board Advocacy and Policy Board.  Trends in Higher Education. http://trends.collegeboard.org/

Education Insights.  Trends to Watch in 2012. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/microsoftuseducation/archive/2012/01/18/education-trends-to-watch-in-2012.aspx

Forbes.  5 Big Trends for Education 2012-13. http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesmarshallcrotty/2011/11/21/5-big-trends-for-education-in-2012-13/

The Lumina Foundation.  http://www.luminafoundation.org/

Open Education news.  Monitoring news related to open education around the globe.  http://openeducationnews.org/

 

Community Colleges

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Community Colleges News. http://chronicle.com/section/Community-Colleges/33/

American Association of Community Colleges News. http://www.aacc.nche.edu/newsevents/News/Pages/default.aspx

American Association of Community Colleges Hot Issues.  http://www.aacc.nche.edu/newsevents/HotIssues/Pages/default.aspx

 

Adult Education

Office of Vocational and Adult Education News. http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ovae/news/index.html

 

Interactive

Graphical Interaction with Trends in Higher Education. http://awesome.good.is/transparency/web/1109/trends-in-higher-education/flash.html

The Chronicle of Higher Education. Adults With College Degrees in the United States by County, Interactive graphics. http://chronicle.com/article/Adults-With-College-Degrees-in/125995/

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Education Technology News. http://chronicle.com/section/Technology/30/

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Global News. http://chronicle.com/section/Global/433/

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Facts and Figures. Interactive.  http://chronicle.com/section/Facts-Figures/58/