Career and College Planning

Registration for 2022-2023!

Your counseling team will be working throughout December and January meeting with students to discuss their plans for the upcoming school year.

Students will learn of new course offerings and all they ways they can begin working on earning College Credit during high school.  We encourage families to talk at home about their child's course plans for the coming year!

MnACC College Fair Coming Soon

Pandemic or not here we come! 

SLPHS counseling office and MnACC (Minnesota Associate of Counselors of Color) have teamed up to offer our first in-person college fair since 2019.  

We will keep you posted on the colleges attending - just be sure to save the date - March 7th 2022. 

Upcoming Career and College Events
Event Date, Time and Location
Ready, Set, FAFSA! - Financial Aid Overview February 8, 7 p.m.: Learn more about the many ways to pay for college—like grants, loans, scholarships, and work-study—and how to apply for them. Register here 
Ready, Set, FAFSA! - Complete the FAFSA February 15, 7 p.m.: Find out more about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This is the most important form to get money for education after high school. Register here
Ready, Set, FAFSA! - Complete the MN Dream Act February 17, 7 p.m.: Minnesota also has a form for undocumented students called the Minnesota Dream Act, which allows them to be eligible for in-state tuition. Register here
Ready, Set, FAFSA! - Understanding your offer letter February 22, 7 p.m.: Understanding your financial aid award letter can be complicated, especially if you applied to more than one college. This session will help you understand how to read and compare them. Register here
Ready, Set, FAFSA! - Scholarship Search March 1, 7 p.m.: Learn more about how to get scholarships, or free money, for your education after high school. Register here
Renewal by Anderson January 19, 9:30 a.m. : Kenneth Hall (Contact Mr. Van Brocklin for more information)
Rik Myhre-JE Dunn Construction January 21, 9:30 a..m : Kenneth Hall (Contact Mr. Van Brocklin for more information)
MnACC College Fair March 7, 11:30 a.m. : SLPHS Panther Gym


Career and College Pathways

Career exploration is an important component of a student's experience at Spring Lake Park Schools. High school courses within our Pathways program provide students an opportunity to gain real-world experience, determine if a career path aligns with their interests and even earn college-level credit. Learn more about Career and College Pathways at SLPHS

Health and Human Services

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Business and Entrepreneurship

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Technology, Engineering and Design

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College Planning

We're striving to help every student be prepared for career and college. Students can earn 12 college credits by the end of their 12th grade year. through 12 x 12. As students experience college-level rigor, we're also supporting them as they explore and prepare to find a college path that is right for them. 

Scholarships and Financial Planning

Career Planning

Transcript Request

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An official high school transcript includes:

  • High School Grades
  • GPA (Grade Point Average) Weighted and Unweigthed
  • Date of Graduation

Transcripts do not include ACT or SAT standardized test scores. To have test scores sent, it is necessary to contact the appropriate testing center:


Contact a Counselor

Have a question? We're happy to help!

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