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December 2017 Newsletter

posted Dec 13, 2017, 2:39 PM by Editor Toolkit
January is National Mentoring Month
Next month we will be honoring our volunteer mentors for their service. Use these national campaign initiatives to start the discussion around volunteering and mentoring.
 
January 4, 2018- "I am a Mentor Day"
A day for volunteer mentors to celebrate their role and reflect on the ways mentees have enhanced their world. 

January 15, 2018- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
A day to share in the inspirational words of MLK, Jr. and elevate the spirit of service through volunteerism. 

January 25, 2018- #ThankYourMentor Day 

Coordinators- show your appreciation for your volunteers (bake cookies, thank you cards, high fives, etc.)

Volunteers- share your experience and invite a friend to mentor 
Early Bird Deadline is February 15. Share this video with staff, parents and students on how to complete the scholarship application. 
OSAC Scholarship Application Tip 
Winter break is a great time for students to work on their 4 personal statements which are required for the OSAC Scholarship Application. 

Apply for the Oregon Promise Grant
Download Oregon Promise Handout! Encourage students to complete the application now. It only takes a few minutes. Even if students aren't sure about their plans after high school, they should still apply to keep their options open! 
OSAC YouTube Channel Click to Subscribe
OSAC Videos in Spanish
Becas y subvenciones de la OSAC en español.
Recursos de OSAC disponibles para estudiantes indocumentados, incluyendo DACA
Promesa de Oregon(Oregon Promise)- Introducción de video para los estudiantes
Ask Our Experts!
Register for an OSAC webinar and get additional training. It is a great opportunity to ask questions of the experts. You can also request training topics by emailing your Access Specialist or OSACwebinarteam@hecc.oregon.gov.
ASPIRE Fall Conference 2017 session materials are available.
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Questions? Contact ASPIRE at (541) 687-7400 or contactus@aspireoregon.org
ASPIRE is a mentoring program within the Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC). OSAC is an office of the Higher Education Coordinating Commission.
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