ESF Outreach - - Jackson, MS

ESF Outreach

While most counseling takes place in our Resource Centers, ESF college planning professionals are involved in numerous outreach efforts across the state, including:

  • Presenting college planning workshops in schools and for community groups
  • Conducting sessions specifically for parents of high school students
  • Reaching students statewide with college planning information via Mississippi Public Broadcasting Interactive Video Network
  • Presenting programs for school administrators and community leaders outlining ESF’s free college planning services
  • Coordinating professional development seminars for secondary school educators and counselors
  • Leading information sessions at college fairs
  • Distributing two newsletters, The ESF Flame for students and parents and The ESF Extra for high school counselors
  • Funding project incentive grants that assist counselors in implementing college planning projects in their schools
  • Sponsoring our annual “Making College Possible” contest to recognize the counselor selected as having the best comprehensive college planning program
  • Awarding thousands of dollars in scholarships to the winners of ESF’s annual scholarship competition 
  • Leading and participating in numerous community organizations and events 
  • Hosting, our practical and informative Web site Education Services Foundation is committed to supporting and sponsoring both organized, large scale initiatives and grassroots efforts that better Mississippi students’ chances of obtaining a college education.

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” – Robert Louis Stephenson

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