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Interested in how you can do your part to improve higher educations outcomes for students from foster care? Check out the Washington Passport Network Event Calendar for upcoming events and professional development opportunities happening across the state. 

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  • The application for the 2016 Governors’ Scholarship for Foster Youth closes on February 29, 2016.  In order to help YOU help your YOUTH successfully apply for the scholarship, we hosted a webinar that covered the nuts and bolts of this year’s Governors’ application. Watch “Fostering Success- Tips on the 2015 Governors' Scholarship Application” here.
  • Registration is now open for the 2016 Passport to College Promise State Conference. Come together with partners from across the state who are committed to improving the higher education outcomes of young people from foster care. Make new professional connections, deepen your understanding of resources and best practices, gain new strategies for your work and hear from the young people who are the reason for it all.
  • WPN is excited to announce the plenary workshop presenter for this year's conference. Jamie Bennet, MSW from Foster Success Michigan will provide a snapshot of their Fostering Success Coach Training. Her workshop will explore the role of a coach in conversation with foster youth, discuss obstacles faced by alumni of care as they transition to higher education settings, and expand on practical strategies around student engagement and network development. 
  • Are you doing something that works well? Share it with your colleagues!  Submit a proposal for breakout session workshop. WPN is currently seeking presenters for 60 minute breakout sessions on Thursday, April 21. 


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