E-Learning for College Access & Success

Online Training for College Access/Success Advisors

To help more individuals gain the knowledge they need to provide students with college access and success advising, NCAN hosts the e-learning platform Fundamentals for College Access & Success Providers. The available content reflects evidence-based practices, is vetted by NCAN, and updated as deemed necessary.

Why incorporate e-learning into your organization’s training process? Modules are: 

  • Segmented by topic
  • Delivered in convenient 30- to 120-minute segments
  • Self-paced and asynchronous
  • Available year-round, on demand, to anyone with an Internet connection
  • Designed to incorporate best practices for online learner engagement

Fundamentals for College Access & Success Providers is perfect for new advisors, counselors looking for additional training, and college access program staff wishing to stay up-to-date with the changing landscape of college access and success.

Best of all, the training is cost-effective. All units are free to NCAN members during 2016. Non-members pay just $39 to $119 per unit depending on unit length (30 to 90 minutes). Selected units indicated below are free to all. Join NCAN now to access all units for free.

 

Available Units

The following units are currently available. NCAN will continue to update this chart as other modules become available.

A certificate of completion is provided after each unit is completed. Detailed content about each module and unit is available at www.collegeaccess.org/modulecontent.

 

Module

Unit

Minutes

Non-Member Rate

First-Generation Admissions

The Hows and Whys of College Entrance

Unit 1: ACT

30

Free

Unit 2: SAT

30

Free

Unit 3: Test Prep Strategies and Resources

45

$59

Finding the Right College Fit

Unit 1: Admissions Advising for First-Generation College-Goers

90

$79

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Fundamentals

Unit 1: Federal Financial Aid Programs

30

Free

Unit 2: Financial Aid 101

45

Free

FAFSA Filing Process

Unit 1: FAFSA Completion 101

90

$119

Unit 2: FAFSA Completion 201

90

$119

Post-Traditional Students

Serving Specific Populations

Unit 1: Working with and For Undocumented Students

45

$59

Unit 2: Homeless Youth

45

$59

Unit 3: Foster Youth

45

$59

Unit 4: Opportunity Youth

45

$59

Student Outcomes

Student Tracking, Data Collection & Analysis

Unit 1: Metrics for College Access and Success

60

$79

Unit 2: Technology for Tracking Student Outcomes

45

$59

Roles & Responsibilities

Roles & Responsibilities of Advisers

Unit 1: Cultural Competence

60

$79


Selecting the "Register Now" button will generate an email to Crystal Courtney, office and events manager. In your email, please provide your full name and list the E-Learning units you are interested in.