- Military/Transition Families
- SAT & ACT Info
- Scholarship & Financial Aid
- Xello (Career Planning)
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Federal & State Education Information
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 is a landmark in education reform designed to improve student achievement and change the culture of American’s schools.
The Maryland Report Card is a collection of data compiled on an annual basis to provide information on school performance.
Military OneSource is provided by the Department of Defense at no cost to active duty, Guard and Reserve (regardless of activation status) and their families. It is a virtual extension of installation services. Consultants are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) is a non-profit organization that seeks to address transition and education issues that face military-connected children.
Free for children of Active Duty Military. Get on-line tutoring with a live teacher, available 24/7.
Post Secondary Preparation
Free SAT/ACT preparation materials
College scholarship information for children of activity duty, retired or deceased service members.
Find information on federally funded financial assistance programs — grants, loans and work-study — for education beyond high school.
A site to aid students in their search for information on careers, colleges and the military.
The National PTA
The National PTA is the oldest and largest volunteer association in the United States working exclusively on behalf of children and youth.
Parental Instruction (Home Schooling)
Detailed information as well as home schooling forms can be found within our Parental Instruction information.
A work permit application can be obtained from the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation website at http://www.dllr.state.md.us/labor/wages/empm.shtml. Follow the instructions listed on their website.
The following scholarship resource sites mainly reference national scholarship programs, and may be helpful in your search for financial assistance for college. Your counselor has information specific to local organizations and groups that provide generous scholarships to deserving students. Make sure to review the monthly guidance newsletters and stop by the guidance office for the latest scholarship information.
Holds weekly meetings at each Calvert County High School. Offers: Free college planning services, college admissions and financial aid application assistance, and provides valuable resources for preparing for the transition from high school to college. Contact your Chesapeake CollegePlan Advisor through the Guidance Office at your high school.
Completing the FAFSA
Detailed instructions and advice from the U.S. Department of Education for filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
The Internet's largest FREE scholarship search.
Maryland Higher Education Commission
Resources on how to prepare for college and apply for various financial aid opportunities.
Maryland Higher Education Investment Program
An informative and interesting look at Maryland's prepaid tuition program.
Sallie Mae Financial Aid
College Answer phone reps (1-888-888-3460) can help students forecast college costs, check out eligibility for financial aid, complete the FAFSA and more. At their web site you'll find downloadable software to help determine college costs, details about Federal and private loan programs, and a tutorial to help students with money management when they leave for college.
The College Board Scholarship Search
Find scholarships, loans, internships and other financial aid programs that match your education level, talents, and background.
The Financial Aid Page
A busy site that provides some very useful and helpful information. This page provides a free, comprehensive, independent, and objective guide to student financial aid.
Xello is an engaging, online program that helps K-12 students define their future goals and transform their aspirations into actionable plans for success. The program puts students at the center of their college and career planning experience. It helps them build self-knowledge, explore their options, create a plan, and develop the 21st-century skills needed to thrive in the world of work.
Additional Career Resources
Occupational Outlook Handbook — The Occupational Outlook Handbook, the Government's premier publication on career guidance, provides essential information about prospective changes in the world of work and the qualifications that will be needed by tomorrow's workers.