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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 www.esfweb.com, 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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