• Welcome & Program/Events

    The College/Career Center is located near the Multi-purpose Room in the Administration Building and is open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.  College and post-secondary career option representatives will be visiting throughout the year to provide information to students and families.
     

    Ongoing Programs 

     
    College Representative Visits - Colleges visiting this fall will be listed in Naviance under the Colleges tab>College Visits and on the college representatives link to the left.
     
    FlexTime Programs - Students must sign up in FlexiSched for Flextime programs. See page to left for details of upcoming programs.
     
    Financial Aid/Scholarship Resources - Student Scholarship Workshops, parent help with the FAFSA, and scholarship resources are available through the College/Career Center.
     
    Naviance AssistanceNaviance Family Connection offers students a variety of career exploration tools. Stop into the Career Center during open hours for information about career assessments and other tools available to help select possible future careers. 
     
    18th Birthday - Students receive a voter registration form, "When You Turn 18" publication from the California Bar Foundation, and male students receive information on registering for Selective Service.   Those 18+ can also register to vote online at Register to Vote.
     
    College Intake Appointments with Vista Counselors Beginning August 28, seniors who are applying to private or out of state colleges may make a college intake appointment with their counselor by seeing Mrs. Calderwood.  See flyer for details on when and how to make this appointment.
     
    Information & Assistance - Get help with college/career exploration resources, college application information, volunteer/internship/employment opportunities, community enrichment programs and more.
     
    Tutoring Programs
    • Peer Tutor Program - Students who have completed a class with an A or B, with teacher's approval, may sign up to be on the Peer Tutor List.  Students are paid $11 per hour.  The  current Peer Tutor List can be found on the Vista Naviance Home Page under "document resources."  Application here.
    • Free Math Tutoring with Intel Volunteers - Tuesdays/Thursdays after school, Thursdays before school.  Applicant to be matched with an Intel tutor here. 
     
    Vista Summer Preceptorship Program - For Vista Juniors. This month-long summer program allows students to experience a job sector through a job shadow/internship experience, while attending weekly career success classes. See website for more information. Mandatory Information Session for applicants will be January 17 during Flextime.
     
  • Julie Calderwood

    College/Career Center Clerk

    (916) 294-2410 ex. 410138

    JCalderwood@fcusd.org

    Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

     

    Signup for REMIND!  Receive text updates by texting the following to 81010: 

    • Scholarship updates text "@vdlscholar"
    • College rep visit updates text "@vdlrepvis"
    • Program and event updates, text "@vdlccc" 

    Past Remind Notes

     

    College Reps:  If you would like to visit Vista del Lago this fall, please check RepVisits to sign up or e-mail Jcalderwood@fcusd.org if no times on RepVisits work for you. (Note:  there is another Vista del Lago in Moreno Valley, CA)

     

    Naviance   

     

    See the Vista del Lago Naviance Resource Guide here!

     

     

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