Glenbard District 87 panel to explain the college application process

Updated 9/9/2022 11:16 PM

On Thursday, Sept. 15, the Glenbard Bilingual 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 begin at 7 p.m. via Zoom. Go to for further information and the link to this webinar. This program will be presented in Spanish only.


To be placed on a reminder list for GPS events or submit a question in advance, send an email to Gilda Ross, Glenbard District 87 student and community projects coordinator, at

The following experts will help families with steps for college readiness: Glenbard West school counselor Lissete Ochoa, Glenbard East school counselor Lizette Ramirez and Illinois Student Assistance representative Marina Pascual.

Students and their families will learn about the college admission 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 assistant director of student services, English learners and district equity, will join the panel to cover the digital tools, skills and resources families can use to partner in their child's education.

For further information, visit or contact Luna at or Assistant Director for Student Services, English Learners and Equity, Susanna Melón at 630-469-9100 Ext. 5167 or susanna_meló .

GPS is generously sponsored by the 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, Kiwanis Clubs of Division 9, Prevention Leadership Team of the DuPage County Health Department, Rosecrance Health Network and Webb-Hutter Family Fund of DuPage Foundation.

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