Thank you for everything you do to support your students to get them ready for the future! Maine‘s economy in the next decades depends on a highly educated workforce, and instilling aspirations for higher education begins at an early age.
FAME is encouraging Maine educators to do what they can to help their students, the future faces of Maine, to prepare for higher education.
Use the resources below to help the families in your school prepare for higher education.
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FAME offers free training for educators that help families prepare for higher education- live and virtual!
FAME offers a wide variety of free training opportunities such as webinars and training events for school counselors, college access advisors, financial aid counselors and administrators.
Financial Aid 101 (FA 101) is FAME’s annual financial aid training for school counselors, college access advisors, educators and anyone assisting students with the financial aid process.
FAME also has prepared presentations
Summer Financial Aid Training Sessions
To help prepare for the upcoming financial aid season, FAME will be offering free Summer Financial Aid Training Sessions.
Helping families learn about financial aid and paying for higher ed.
FAME visits schools throughout Maine to offer financial aid nights to help families learn about financial aid and paying for higher education. If you’re interested in learning about how FAME can help your students learn about financial aid, check out this video about FAME Financial Aid Nights.
FAME supports FAFSA completion across Maine