ASPIRE is your source for planning for life after high school!
The ASPIRE (Access to Student Assistance Programs In Reach of Everyone) program provides resources and individual assistance to students and parents to assist with post-high school education and training as well as military and employment options. Volunteer mentors assist students with career exploration, college and/or training program identification, SAT & ACT registration, test preparation, admission and scholarship applications and essays, and navigating the financial aid processes.
ASPIRE Office Hours during distance learning:
Monday – Friday, 10:30-3:30
One-on-One virtual meetings can be scheduled online at:
*** Please sign up using your school email so I can send you a Google Meet invite.
Gold Day meeting hours: 12:45-3:30
Green Day meeting hours: 11:45-3:30
If you need to meet outside of this time email Jill directly.
REMIND Text Message Service: Student and Parents, sign up for ASPIRE REMIND text messages by texting the message below to 81010.
|Seniors – Class of 2021
|Juniors – Class of 2022
|Sophomores – Class of 2023
|Freshmen – Class or 2024
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ASPIRE Contact Information
Jill Gregg, ASPIRE Coordinator
COVID-19 College Updates
Many students and their families have questions about how to proceed with college and career planning, especially in light of the uncertainties we are all facing. Rest assured that colleges are adjusting their expectations and deadlines along with the rest of the world. Below are some resources to help keep you moving forward in this planning process. Don’t hesitate to reach out to ASPIRE if you have any questions.
General College COVID-19 Resources and Updates:
- Increase the number of Oregon students who continue their education and/or training and apply and receive scholarships and financial aid.
- Extend and enhance career counseling with students.
- Train adult volunteers to advise and mentor students concerning options for college or vocational training after high school.
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Volunteering for ASPIRE
If you would like to volunteer with the ASPIRE program, please contact Jill Gregg at (541) 966-3846 or by email, firstname.lastname@example.org. References and criminal record checks are required for all volunteers.
Become an ASPIRE Volunteer!