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    Mrs. Elizabeth Ludwig, M.Ed.

     School Counselor
     
    Class of 2023
      
     
     Contact information:
    437 Piketown Road
    Harrisburg, PA 17112
    Phone: 717-703-5360  x319
     
    Hello Freshman class! I hope everyone is well, and staying distant (only physically) from those around you. Please remember that you may reach out to me at any time via email and I will happily aid you. Your educational experiences is what YOU make it! Stay positive AND  interactive during this time!!! Also, please don't forget to explore Naviance. Start your resume and start building such over this quarantined time. IF you didn't share your course selection sheet with me previously, please make sure to email me a copy of it ASAP. Thank you. Be safe and be well :)  
     
    Freshman:
    • Come check in! We can discuss social/ emotional items, your courses, interests, and future plans.
    • If applicable, review the NCAA core course requirements and eligibility criteria at www.eligibilitycenter.org.
    • Consider what is important to you and set goals for success- ADVOCATE FOR YOURSELF.
    • Begin exploring career areas of interest and post secondary options.  Visit www.collegeboard.org.
    • Get involved in extra-curricular activities in school and in the community.  Lists for CDHS clubs and organizations are located in the guidance office.  START BUILDING YOUR RESUME TODAY! 
    • Read! Read! Read! 
    • Complete career exploration activities in Naviance (i.e. Career Interest, Cluster Finder, Roadtrip Nation). 
     
    Juniors:
    • Meet with your counselor to discuss your courses, interests, future plans, and if applicable, NCAA core course requirements and eligibility criteria.
    • If applicable, review the NCAA core course requirements/eligibility criteria and complete the online registration process at www.eligibilitycenter.org.
    • Consider what is important to you and set goals for success.
      Continue exploring career options and furthering your education.
    • Stay involved in extra-curricular activities.
    • Register for the PSAT's, SAT I, ACT, and SAT II (Tier I schools).
    • Meet with college representatives visiting CDHS.
    • Attend the district college fair.
    • Visit colleges of interest and consider summer enrichment programs.
    • Become familiar with the college entrance requirements.
    • Begin requesting teacher recommendations.
    • Continue exploration and utilize resources with Naviance

     

    Helpful hints when using Naviance: 

    1. How to log onto Naviance:

        Click on the Naviance website @ http://connection.naviance.com/centraldshs and log

    1. To access Naviance-family connection the username will be your HAC login 18...(name

        portion only) and your password will be your student ID #. 

     

    Seniors:

    Post-Secondary Planning Guide 2018/19

    • Use Naviance for career exploration/ request letters of rec/ request transcripts
    • If applicable, review the NCAA core course requirements/eligibility criteria and complete the online registration process at www.eligibilitycenter.org.
    • Consider what is important to you and set goals for success.
    • Continue exploring career options.
    • Meet with college representatives visiting CDHS.
    • Attend the district college fair.
    • Stay involved in extra-curricular activities.
    • Submit your college applications.
    • Apply for any scholarships and/or financial aid needed.
    • Attend the district financial aid night.
     
     

    Above information provided by PHEAA through educationplanner.org