Each week, iLEAD Exploration’s talented and diverse facilitators contribute to the Monday Message, a weekly publication emailed to staff, family, and friends with timely and relevant information about our exciting program.
Junior high and high school learners are still welcome to join our Leadership Circle Meetings. The next meeting is this Friday, Feb. 23, at 11 am. If interested in joining, please email Denise Dare at Denise.Dare@iLEADexploration.org for the call-in information.
High school families are welcome to attend a Mini-College Fair at our iLEAD NoHo campus on Wednesday, Feb. 21 from 2:00-3:15 pm. Please swing by and talk with representatives from 16 east and west coast schools including Northern Arizona University,… Read More
Get Lit is a local nonprofit that uses poetry to increase literacy, empower youth, and inspire communities. Every Saturday throughout the school year, Get Lit hosts a drop-in class for youth ages 13 to 19. Open to all experience levels,… Read More
Future families of high schoolers, please mark your calendars! On Feb. 22 from 9 to 10 a.m., our iLEAD high school team will answer questions for families who are about to begin high school (all families with high schoolers are… Read More
Feb. 22 from 9 to 10 a.m., our iLEAD high school team will answer questions for families who are about to begin high school (all families with high schoolers are welcome to join as well). We will discuss course options,… Read More
TIP (The Intern Project) provides outstanding high school learners from schools across L.A. County with the chance to work in dynamic career areas through internships of four or more weeks during their summer break. Please note that priority will be… Read More
We are excited to bring to your attention a free course that takes computing to a new level: Creative Computing. Presented free of charge by Harvard and introducing the Scratch language, Creative Computing is an easily accessible program that draws… Read More
The Intern Project exposes deserving learners to dynamic careers through paid internships in companies like Fullscreen Media, Skanska, Omaze, and Kaiser Permanente! They recruit and select outstanding Los Angeles learners, place them in internships based on their skills, and provide coaching… Read More
Homeschooling parents do not necessarily need to teach and/or be the expert in all areas of their child(ren)’s education. Rather, they ought to regularly facilitate opportunities for their kids to learn. Some ways to do this might include: -Collaborating with… Read More
Attention, Middle and High School Families! Please mark your calendars for three important webinars iLEAD Exploration has specifically planned for you! Jan. 11 from 7 to 8 p.m.: Anne Cochran, director of iLEAD Noho and director of college and career… Read More
There are so many free scholarship search engines available online that it can be difficult to know which websites to use. Two websites, College Scholarships and U.S. News & World Report, provide helpful information for comparing the top sites.
Attention, Middle and High School Learners! We are in the process of helping learners create clubs and we would love your input through a short survey! Your answers will help us connect learners who are interested in forming learner-led clubs either… Read More
If you are looking for some great apps for high schoolers that are free, here is a list that could be of great benefit to your learner(s)! 1.) inClass (iPhone iOS only) Organization is an important tool. This note-taking app… Read More
Gooru is a free platform that gives learners and teachers the ability to search for valuable learning materials. But wait! There’s more! This resource allows you to create your own “classrooms” for any subject you want. Gooru can work as… Read More
The National Association of College Admission Counseling (NACAC) sponsors college fairs all over the country and in Canada. These can be slightly overwhelming, but they are definitely worth it. Your freshman year in high school is a great time to… Read More
The path to college can often feel overwhelming. What placement tests do I need to take? Are they all the same? How do I prepare? What do different colleges require? How important are AP and honors classes? Do I need… Read More
Most college-bound high school learners don’t start thinking about college until it is time to start applying to schools during their senior year of high school. But guess what? The best time to start thinking about college is in the… Read More
Attention High School Seniors! Now is the time to apply to be a Coca-Cola Scholar. You could win $20,000 to help pay for college. The deadline to apply is Oct. 31, and we don’t want you to miss your chance. You… Read More
For our college-bound learners, there are a few upcoming college fairs and/or workshops that might be of interest to you! 1. Fairmont’s 14TH Annual College Fair in Anaheim On Oct. 10, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Fairmont Preparatory Academy is… Read More