State of Alaska

Fresh from their own college experiences, the Alaska College Advising Corps (ACAC) advisers easily connect with students interested in skilled careers but who otherwise might fall through the cracks. The advisers’ intensive training and orientation program focuses on college access, admissions, financial aid, student services, diversity, community service, and professionalism. An initial training of more than three weeks takes place during the summer. Ongoing training is provided through monthly professional development teleconference, a national conference with other College Advising Corps programs, and a mid-year training session in Anchorage. Advisers also participate in professional development at the school and district level.

The ACAC program began in the spring of 2009 when Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education placed the first advisers in Anchorage’s Robert Service High School. Currently, ACAC places 8 advisers in 8 high schools.

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How to Apply

Contact the Program Director



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