3Family ConnectionWe are pleased to introduce Family Connection from Naviance, a webbased service designed especially for students and parents. Family Connectionis a comprehensive website that you and your child can use to help in makingdecisions about courses, colleges, and careers. Family Connection is linkedwith Naviance Succeed, a service that we use in our office to track andanalyze data about college and career plans, so it provides up-to-dateinformation that is specific to our school.The following slides provide an overview of Family Connection.
4Using Family Connection An On-line Resource for Students and Parents for Post High School Planning & Advising
5Overview What is Family Connection? What Can Students And Parents Do Using FamilyConnection?How do you access it?How do you register?How does it help with career and college planning?
6What is it? A web-based resource for students and parents that encourages and supports post high schoolcareer and college planningFamily Connection is specific to your schoolFamily Connection is linked with Naviance Succeed, a service that is used in the counseling office
7WHAT CAN STUDENTS AND PARENTS DO USING FAMILY CONNECTION? View guidance news bulletinsCreate a résuméView college visits and sign upComplete a college searchDevelop a prospective college listProvide access to scholarship search engines; over a hundred nationalscholarships are availableMaintain journal entriesGame Plan SurveyComplete school developed surveysCompare collegesLinks to selected third party resources(i.e. College Board, Financial Aid, NCAA, Careers, College searches, etc.)Track deadlines
8Using Family Connection, you will see me, the NaviGator Features Available to Students and Parents Using Family ConnectionThe following slides highlight some of the features in Family ConnectionUsing Family Connection, you will see me, the NaviGator
9How is it accessed? Family Connection is web-based Student accountsParent accounts
10How do you register? Students receive a registration code Parents receive a separate registration codeRegistration codes are used to create accountsCodes are random and alphanumeric for security reasonsCodes can be used only onceOn your first visit, enter the code in the New User box, then follow on-screen instructions to create a user name and password (see slide #9)On subsequent visits, sign in using the Returning User box
11Sign-in Page First time registration, click “I need to register.” The next time you log in, use user name and passwordFirst time registration, click “I need to register.”
12New User Registration Page EnterRegistrationCode
26How does Naviance help? Shared resource linking home to school On-line tool for collaboration among counselors, students, and parentsAccurate, complete records about student choices from our schoolRealistic assessments of your child’s chances of admission at colleges where prior graduates have appliedCareer exploration
28Using Family Connection consistently provides: Shared resources linking home to schoolOn-line tools for collaboration among counselors, students, and parentsAccurate and complete records about student’s choicesGraphs and charts displaying colleges where students have applied.Remember there is so much more I can help you with.I hope to see you soon!Bye for now!
29Oops!I almost forgot, for more information about Family Connection, please contact your child's counselor.