Panel from Glenbard District 87 to explain the college application process


On Thursday, September 15, the Glenbard Bilingue Parent Advisory Council and Glenbard Parent Series: Navigating Healthy Families will present “Preparing the Path for High School and College Success: The College Application Process”.

It will start at 7 p.m. via Zoom. Visit for more information and the link to this webinar. This program will be presented only in Spanish.

To be placed on a reminder list for GPS events or submit a question in advance, email Gilda Ross, Glenbard District 87 Student and Community Projects Coordinator, at [email protected]

The following experts will help families prepare for college: Lissete Ochoa, Glenbard West School Counselor, Lizette Ramirez, Glenbard East School Counselor, and Marina Pascual, Illinois Student Aid Representative .

Students and their families will learn about the college admissions process from start to finish; the importance of a high school transcript; and the role of testing, financial aid and scholarships. Luz Luna, Assistant to the Assistant Director of Student Services, English Learners and District Equity, will join the panel to cover digital tools, skills and resources families can use to partner with the education of their child.

For more information, visit or contact Luna at [email protected] or Associate Director of Student Services, English Learners and Equity, Susanna Melón at 630-469-9100 Ext. 5167 or susanna_meló[email protected]

GPS is generously sponsored by Cebrin Goodman Center, Community Consolidated School District 93 Birth to 5 Coalition, Cooperative Association for Special Education (CASE), College of DuPage, Duly Health and Care, Emmy Gaffey Foundation, Glenbard Early Childhood Collaborative, Kids Matter, Division 9 Kiwanis Clubs, DuPage County Health Department Prevention Leadership Team, Rosecrance Health Network, and the Webb-Hutter Family Fund of the DuPage Foundation.


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