School Guidance and Counseling - Counseling Resources

The following links provide information for counselors to assist students in preparation for high school and life after high school:

    Sallie Mae Fund (outside source) - Financial Aid for Under-served Communities
    Achieve Texas  (outside source) - Education initiative to combine academics with relevant career education
    The Texas Education Agency’s free brochure on financial aid: A Guide for Students and Parents About Higher Education  (PDF, 612KB) is available for downloading, printing, and dissemination to students and their parents and/or guardians.
    Texas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (TASFAA) (outside source) - The latest information about student services, financial aid, legislative news and more including Financial Aid training.
    College for All Texans (outside source) - Looking for one place to find all there is to know about going to college or technical school in Texas? Information on admissions, financial aid, and free test preparation are just a few areas of content found on the site.
    Labor Market and Career Information (LMCI) (outside source) - Improves the way Texans make career and educational decisions by providing useful and reliable information about careers, educational training options and jobs.
    Reality Check (outside source) - After High School you will need to pay for housing, transportation, clothes... Find out how much money you will need and which career will pay for all your needs.
    Texas Work Prep Learning Management System (LMS) (outside source) - Help job seekers master an effective job search process by participating in three on-line courses.

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      Contact Information
      Curriculum Standards and Student Support Division
      (512) 463-9581