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.
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.
In-Person FAFSA Completion Workshop
Wednesday, January 17, 2024
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
Financial Aid Resources Information
FAFSA & PHEAA
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
Understanding Financial Aid and How to Get It - Presentation
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