College & Career

A college and career resource center, which is available to students and parents, provides information on college programs, scholarships, employment opportunities, trade and technical school programs, military services, occupational opportunities, and specialized educational and vocational programs. A computer software system which contains occupational, college, and financial aid information is available to all students.

Mr. Eric Melton, our career counselor – coordinates activities to help students develop appropriate career goals. The career counselor has received special training as a college consultant and is available to provide families with specific college and financial aid information. You may reach him at (847) 755-4630 or via email at emelton@d211.org.

College and Career Events

Aug
31
Wed
Kick Off to College Applications and Financial Aid Presentation @ School Auditorium
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm

Mr. Melton will review important aspects of the college application process, including updates to the Common Application, how to request a transcript, writing the essay, the time frame for requesting teacher and counselor recommendations, and how to send test scores directly from the testing agencies. This year, we’ll also have a speaker from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission discussing the Financial Aid Process.  This meeting is for all seniors and their parents.

Please register here by Tuesday, August 30. Questions? See Mr. Melton in Student Services