Humboldt County Office of Education: College Access Professional Development Day | North Coast Cal-SOAP

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Thursday, September 28, 2023

Sequoia Conference Center • Humboldt County Office of Education
8:15 – 12:00*
CSAC Financial
Aid Workshop
For High School counselors & college access staff

12:00 – 1:00

Networking Lunch & Tabling Fair


1:00 – 4:00


Lunch will be served at noon for all participants.


  • California Student Aid Commission (CSAC)
  • Cal Poly Humboldt Financial Aid Department
  • Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU)

For More Information:

Cindy Porter
Higher Ed Pathways Manager / Cal-SOAP
*Registration and breakfast starts at 7:45

College Access Resources

CSAC YouTube Channel

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The California Student Aid Commission has a YouTube channel filled with financial aid resources.

CSAC Training Videos

CSAC Training Video Library
Training videos feature pre-recorded content, presented online with voice narration. Webinars will be recorded and offered as training videos.

FAFSA Demo Site

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There is a demo site available for counselors to use to show students and parents how to use the FAFSA website.

Cal-SOAP Resource Library

Website featuring Cal-SOAP Financial Aid Resources

A living archive of all financial aid and college access resources used in the Cal-SOAP Success Program. Note: To access this page, contact Rachel Perry at

NCCC3 Listserv

A peer-listserve for practitioners in the North State, who support students to pursue postsecondary education. To subscribe, email

AICCU College Guides

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The Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU) has a page of downloadable resources for counselors, students, and families.

Cal-SOAP Staff

Cindy Porter
Higher Ed Pathways Manager / Cal-SOAP
Rebecca Asbury
Cal-SOAP Program & Event Technician
Rachel Perry
Cal-SOAP Financial Aid & College Access Technician