FOSTERING COLLEGE SUCCESS IN PENNSYLVANIA VIRTUAL TRAINING SERIES

SESSION I:

Fostering Independence Through Education Act

Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Time: 10:00am – 11:30am 

This session will review the newly-enacted Fostering Independence Through Education Act, effective in the Fall of 2020, providing higher education campus points of contact with information about legislative mandates and best practices for student success.

Presenters: Teresa Musser, Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Patricia Landis, Pennsylvania Department of Education
Isaac Greene, PHEAA

SESSION II: 

Expert Panel & Introduction to Meeting Students’ Basic Needs on Campus

Date: October 21, 2020

Time: 10:00am – 11:30am

This session will introduce participants to the complex array of basic needs that often go unmet by students who have experienced foster care, and why providing basic needs support to students on campus is essential to their success. A panel of young adults who have attended college and have been in out-of-home care will provide expert insight on this topic.

Presenters: Marissa Meyers, HOPE Center
Panel of Experts

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Contact swasch@upenn.edu with any questions.