Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

Kentucky Advising Academy

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The Kentucky Advising Academy (KAA) provides a free comprehensive series of professional learning and resources for school counselors, Family Resource/Youth Service Center (FRYSC) coordinators, and all professional educators as well as flexible opportunities to connect with higher education and postsecondary advising leaders. 

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Podcasts

The KAA hosts Well Advised, a brief monthly podcast covering timely advising topics. In addition, monthly webinars coordinate with the podcast topic giving participants the ability to engage with each other on postsecondary advising promising practices. EILA and FRYSC Training credit is available for webinar participants.

Listen to Episodes on Anchor FM
0 - Welcome to the Podcast!
1 - Welcome to the Kentucky Advising Academy
2 - Getting Organized for Advising
3 - College Admissions Process
4 - Supplemental Materials

Webinars

Date Topics Sign Up
Aug. 11, 2022 Supplemental Material Register now
Sept. 8, 2022 FAFSA Completion Initiative Register now
Oct. 13, 2022 Scholarships Register now
Nov. 10, 2022 Military Service Options Register now
Dec. 8, 2022 Workforce Preparation Register now

Watch Past Webinars on YouTube

Professional Learning Series

Each semester, the Kentucky Advising Academy hosts an event that is part of a multi-meeting professional learning series tailored for school counselors, administrators, FRYSC coordinators, postsecondary advisors, community partners and others. The full-day, in-person, regionally based professional learning series covers postsecondary advising topics. Participants are encouraged to bring colleagues who are a part of the advising process to consider innovative ways to support all students. EILA and FRYSC training credit will be available for these events. Use the registration links to view more information about the sessions and to register.

Date Location Sign Up
Sept. 7 Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative
Shelbyville
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Sept. 13 Central Kentucky Educational Cooperative
Lexington
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Sept. 20 Northern Kentucky Cooperative for Educational Services
Cold Springs
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Sept. 22 Kentucky Educational Development Corporation
Ashland
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Sept. 28 West Kentucky Educational Cooperative
Murray
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Oct. 20 Green River Regional Educational Cooperative
Bowling Green
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Oct. 25 Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative
Hazard
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Oct. 27 Southeast/Southcentral Educational Cooperative
London
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More Ways to Participate

In addition to the podcasts and webinars, the Academy offers other professional development options, giving educators the freedom to take part in learning that aligns with their specific needs and availability:

To learn more, subscribe to our communications or contact KYAdvisingAcademy@ky.gov.

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The Academy has several outlets for prospective participants to stay updated on news and events.

Last Updated: 10/6/2022