Held each fall, education and employment options are represented from over 100 institutions- 2 & 4 year colleges & universities, trade schools, military, local employers – a true one-stop-shop for life after high school, including a financial aid presentation.
*Please contact us if you would like your organization to be represented at College & Career Night, if have questions or would like more information on any of these college readiness programs.
Due to COVID restrictions we are not able to hold College & Career Night in person this year. However, the Virtual College Exploration event sponsored by OACAC is a great way to check out your education options.
Offered to all Pickaway County high school students, these workshops examine timed practice tests, tips for test day, reading techniques, time and stress management as students prepare to take college entrance exams.
“Free Application for Federal Student Aid” Financial Aid Workshop
Presented by Pickaway WORKS in partnership with the financial aid office of Ohio Christian University, personal assistance is given to students and their families with completion of the FAFSA, the necessary first step in the financial aid process. Open to all students and adult learners.
Due to COVID restrictions we are not able to hold FAFSA Day this year. Please see these reliable financial aid resources:
Pickaway HELPS/Ula Jean Ater Metzler Scholarship
A first-generation college student scholarship, awarded by Pickaway WORKS to one graduating senior at each county high school attending any accredited post-secondary institution, criteria include financial need.
Career Planning Resources
- Ohio Means Jobs – Bottom of the page go to “K12 Students”>>>”K-12 Resources”
- Career Videos – Please contact us for login
- Career Planning tools – Please contact us for login
- Career Clusters PPT
- Virtual tours and college comparisons
- College planning, college majors information
- Financial aid resources
- Work-ready skills, limited free materials
- Advice for career/work environments and social situations
Upcoming College Readiness Programs
Past College Readiness Programs
Together we create...
AWARENESS: increased knowledge of local opportunities
ALIGNMENT: strong relationships between local educators and employers
RELEVANCE: connections between classroom work and the real world of work