Education Opens Doors Announces Public Release of Student Guidebook to Supplement At-Home Learning Experiences for Students
DALLAS (April 21, 2020) – Education Opens Doors today announced the individual sale of the 10th edition Student Guidebook online, previously only available to large school partnerships. While schools are closed and students and parents are doing their best with virtual learning, this workbook is a tool to help students focus on their future success far beyond this pandemic.
Topics covered include GPA & class rank, types of high schools, resume and interviewing, reasons to attend college and financial aid. The Student Guidebook has been used by nearly 60,000 students since its inception in 2012, and provides middle and high school students with essential information and skills not traditionally taught in schools that target success in high schooThe Education Opens Doors (EOD) Student Guidebook is a step-by-step college and career readiness guidebook, built for middle and high school students across the country.l and beyond.
“Over the years, people have been imploring us to make our Student Guidebook available for parents, teachers, tutors, and community groups to order,” says Andy Lovley, Director of Operations at EOD. “In light of indefinite school closures, we believe that this is the perfect time to open up the Guidebook for purchase, to allow every single student that’s struggling right now to have access to the critical information it provides.”
Features and benefits of the EOD Student Guidebook include:
- Six comprehensive units designed to introduce key college information and soft skills.
- Engaging activities and lessons, including instruction on resume building and interviewing, as well as applying for financial aid and reasons to attend college.
- Special resource sections for: students in foster care, students experiencing homelessness, teen parents, students with learning differences, undocumented students, students from economically disadvantaged families, students preparing for nontraditional training and employment, students with limited English proficiency, and LGBT students.
The EOD Student Guidebook is now available for $40. To support students and families while schools are closed due to COVID-19, EOD is currently offering a “buy a book, donate a book” campaign. For each purchase made, EOD will donate a book to a student in need. This will allow the nonprofit to have an even greater impact on learning communities across the country, as a part of its efforts to make sure that students are receiving the critical information they need, especially during these challenging times. For more information on the Guidebook and EOD’s program and impact, or to donate a book to a child in need, visit www.educationopensdoors.org.
About Education Opens Doors. Education Opens Doors is a nonprofit committed to activating all students as they determine and pursue an informed future. Through intentional in-class programming teaching career readiness, soft skills and college knowledge, they equip students with the knowledge and skills they need to navigate to their highest potential after high school.