Student Resources

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) School Cancelation Resources

MISD – Important Information about COVID-19
MISD/ECISD Joint Press Conference on COVID-19, March 15, 2020
Volunteer Opportunities
MISD Students – Free Breakfast and Lunch
Greenwood ISD – Live Feed and Updates
We will strive to update this list of resources as the most frequent information comes available. If you are aware of a resource you would like to see shared here,  please let us know by messaging us on social media or email us at info@educatemidland.org.
Educate Midland believes that grade-level readiness and education competency is a full community effort. Parents, Students, and Educators all need to be working independently on improvement, while working together to make sure a common vision is being worked towards.

Tutoring

1 to 1 Focused Learning – Free, focused, after school tutoring in the Permian Basin
Informational Video
2020 Tutoring Schedule

CCMR
(college, career, military readiness)

CCMR: Ten things you should know
Midland ISD’s What’s Your Plan? Checklist for Students
Planning tools for grades 9-12 to ensure you are ready for college and career
Apply Texas – Apply to multiple Texas colleges and universities through one website
SAT vs ACT: Which Test is Right For You?
Take the MAPP Test to find your perfect career in only 22 minutes!
Find careers to explore based on your likes and interests
Texas On Course- Break down educational preparedness by grade level, and find helpful links and important dates
Interest Indicator – A free, quick “career-survey” to help students begin thinking about their interests and how to make money from them! Compare occupations with specifics like salary and availability.
Lifestyle and Occupation Calculator. Learn how much your living expenses will cost, and the amount of money you will need to earn to pay for them.
Texas Reality Check
Free online tests and courses to better prepare you for standardized tests such as the ACT and SAT(while provided by the U.S. Army, there is no obligation for use)

Financial
Aid

Why is FAFSA Important?

FAFSA Information and Help
Helpful videos and tips for filling out FAFSA
Completing the FAFSA Form: The complete guide to fill out the FAFSA application

SCHOLARSHIPS

MISD Financial Aid and Scholarships – Helpful links to FAFSA, TASFA, and scholarship opportunities
Search for Scholarships: Search this database of more than 15,000 scholarships and filter results to individual keywords
Scholarship Opportunities for Students – Expert advice on winning scholarships, securing financial aid, & minimizing college debt
Fastweb – Find scholarships, colleges, financial aid, and more
Permian Basin Area Foundation
Midland College Midland College
GenTX – Financial planning for College and College Prep

Adult
Learners

College for adults and returning students FQA
Midland College’s Adult and Developmental Education Programs

Places to go
around town

Opportunities for Educational and Social Growth
Midland County Libraries
Boys and Girls Clubs
YMCA
City of Midland Parks and Rec.
Permian Basin Petroleum Museum
Museum of the Southwest Children’s Museum
Basin PBS