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Career and College Resources
Are you searching for a career to match your interests?

Do you need help paying for college?

Are you wondering which college or technical program will prepare you best for your career choice?

Are you considering if the military is right for you?

Would you like to get paid while you are trained through an apprenticeship?

Before you invest in your education and training, do your homework and check out these resources to help guide you through your training options available.

For additional information, please contact Talana Mielke in the CTE Center at the high school, or by phone at 509-464-8380 or email


about 1 year ago

If you have been in foster care any time after age 13, there are money and resources available to help you go to college at most Washington State schools, including vocational training, two-, and four-year options. Check out READY, SET GRAD or INDEPENDENCE for additional information and links.

Make It Happen!  is a three-day, two-night college campus experience for youth in and alumni of the Washington state foster care system. The free summer program includes college readiness workshops, resource connection events, and opportunities for strengthening supportive networks. As a result of attending MIH, students will feel more equipped to develop and initiate their post-secondary education plans. High school sophomores, juniors, and seniors are invited to apply to attend this camp. For more information, contact College Success Foundation at or by phone at 425-213-5888.

Supplemental Education Transition Planning Program (SETuP)

The Supplemental Education Transition Planning program (SETuP) provides information to youth, foster families, and school staff about post-high school education and training opportunities for youth in foster care.