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Cradle to Career Event Pics and Video Link

Thanks to everyone - all 700 of you - who attended our October Cradle to Career Event with Tacoma Students! Want to relive the moment? Find the full video here and and here PLUS an album of event pics here.

Cradle to Career Event Pics and Video Link2018-12-10T11:18:03+00:00

PAYING FOR COLLEGE IS POSSIBLE!

Attend a FREE Workshop and Get Help Completing the FAFSA or WASFA Forms (FAFSA=Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or (WASFA=Washington Application for State Financial Aid) Learn how to pay for college Meet with financial aid experts Get free access to computers, printers, and internet See your Senior Toolkit for more info on paying for [...]

PAYING FOR COLLEGE IS POSSIBLE!2018-12-10T11:18:03+00:00

Download College Toolkits for Middle School through High School Now!

Graduate Tacoma's College Planning Toolkits for high school students have been updated and are downloadable now! Also, the middle school Toolkit is new this year and also downloadable below. These helpful documents are designed to help students and their parents - at all stages of their middle- and high-school path - stay on track for [...]

Download College Toolkits for Middle School through High School Now!2018-12-10T11:18:03+00:00

Don’t Miss This FREE College Planning Series

FIRST WATCH THE VIDEO, THEN SIGN UP! Register (for FREE) for as many workshops as you want! July 11 - Know your options, research colleges, find the right fit. July 12 - Writing the personal statement for college and scholarship applications. July 13 - Applying to College: 2 and 4-year Process. July 18 - Finding Scholarships. July 19 - Paying [...]

Don’t Miss This FREE College Planning Series2018-12-10T11:18:03+00:00

This is What It Looks Like when Tacoma Rows in the Same Direction!

Tacoma Rising & Closing Gaps! This isn't all of us, but it's definitely a lot of us! Graduate Tacoma community partners gathered April 28 at STAR Center for the 2017 Community Impact Forum, where we unveiled the Community Impact Report, looking at the stories behind the data, celebrating bright spots and illuminating opportunities for improvement. [...]

This is What It Looks Like when Tacoma Rows in the Same Direction!2018-12-10T11:18:03+00:00

2017 Community Impact Forum

REGISTER BY April 24! 2017 Community Impact Forum:                      Turning Data into Action from Cradle to Career Register Now! Please join the Foundation for Tacoma Students and our Graduate Tacoma community partners as we unveil the 2017 Community Impact Report and discuss the strategies we'll use as we work together toward our community-built goal: "By the [...]

2017 Community Impact Forum2018-12-10T11:18:04+00:00

College Bound Saturday is April 22!

Attend College Bound Saturday and get all kinds of useful information about your College Bound Scholarship, the college admissions process, how to make paying for college easier, and so much more. Students and their parents or guardians can attend the College Fair to talk to different college representatives, as well as these helpful workshops: What is the College [...]

College Bound Saturday is April 22!2018-12-10T11:18:04+00:00

FREE STEMinar: Changing the Game for Girls in STEM

Graduate Tacoma's STEAM Learning Network is partnering with Techbridge, a nonprofit that inspires girls in underserved communities to discover a passion for technology, science, and engineering. Together we’ll host a FREE STEMinar: Changing the Game for Girls in STEM on Wednesday March 29, 2017. After-school and summer program providers that host STEM programs and teachers who host [...]

FREE STEMinar: Changing the Game for Girls in STEM2018-12-10T11:18:04+00:00

Register for the Impact Report Unveiling: April 28 at STAR Center

        Graduation rates are up! Many access and achievement gaps are closing. There's still much work to do to help every child achieve success from cradle to college and career. Join us as we unveil the 2017 Community Impact Report and engage in community-wide discussions about what's working and what's next: Learn [...]

Register for the Impact Report Unveiling: April 28 at STAR Center2018-12-10T11:18:04+00:00

Junior Toolkits Help Point the Way to College & Career

You can take many paths to earning higher education degrees or technical certifications in the career field you choose. Whether you are considering a university, community or technical college, apprenticeship, or the military, the Junior year is the perfect time to begin the conversation about goals, explore options, and plan next steps. The toolkits below [...]

Junior Toolkits Help Point the Way to College & Career2018-12-10T11:18:04+00:00