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College Counseling Series

Throughout the year, Ms. Sitko (College and Career Counselor) hosts evening virtual programs to assist adults and their children as you embark on the process of post-secondary planning. All programs will be posted here within a week of the event.


PHEAA Virtual Financial Aid Night

This presentation provides an early understanding of the financial decisions students and their families need to make concerning post-secondary education. We discussed the revamped FAFSA.

Click here to access a recording of the presentation

Click here to access the slides from the presentation.


2024 College Counseling Series

Transition to College Informational Meeting

Parents of students with IEP: this is an informational discussion about what you and your child need to know as they apply to college and then matriculate to college. Professionals from four different types of post-secondary institutions share their wisdom on how students with IEPs can successfully navigate the college search and selection process and what the students need to do once they start college.

Click here to watch the zoom presentation

In-Person FAFSA Completion Workshop

Wednesday, January 17, 2024
6:30 PM
This is an opportunity for families to complete the FAFSA with the help of Amy Sawdey, our partner at PHEAA. Registration information will be provided closer to the event.



2023 College Counseling Series


NCAA Information Session - 3/28/2023

Representatives from the University of Pittsburgh Athletics Office walked us through understanding initial NCAA Eligibility for Division I, II and III. They also gave us a glimpse of life as a collegiate athlete. This is an insightful and educational hour essential for any potential collegiate athlete.


Skills Trades Information Program - 3/25/23
This program is an opportunity to hear from professionals in five different industries about in-demand jobs in our region, and the pathways students can take to obtain the education and training needed to pursue those jobs. 
You’ll hear from five panelists from various Trade/Technical institutions participate. Each panelist spent 5-7 minutes discussing the careers that their institutions are preparing students for, with particular emphasis on those that are the most in-demand.



Inside Tips: College Search Webinar - 1/26/23
A general presentation for all families with students wanting to continue their education at four-year colleges. This is a webinar to help families understand the basics of post-secondary educational planning. College counseling counselors from Moon and Avonworth High Schools along with guest speaker, Jennifer Winge, Vice President for Enrollment at The College of Wooster, shared helpful tips for a successful launch to the college search process.


College Admission Panel 2/15/2023
Hear from five admissions professionals, from five different types of schools, on best practices as you embark on the post secondary planning process.


2022 College Counseling Series

College Admission Panel – February 16, 2022



Financial Aid Resources Information

January 17th, 2024:  FAFSA Completion Workshop at Moon Area High School - Details to follow

Oct. 13, 2021: Understanding the FAFSA - Presentation (Password to access the recording: FinAid21)

Financial Aid 101: Video Recording --
Recording password: UkJYdtb2 - 

Financial Aid 101: Download the Powerpoint Presentation

FAFSA Tip Sheet

Creating a Federal Student Aid Account

Technical Tips for FASFA Completion 

Understanding Financial Aid and How to Get It  - Presentation

Pennsylvania Student Aid Guide

Planning & Paying for Post-Secondary Education

The College Search During a Pandemic - Presentation

How to pay for a post-secondary education - Presentation

Post-Secondary Planning Night  - Presentation

Planning for Higher Education Timeline

Scholarship Tips