Brochures & Resources

In this archive, you will find our collections of webinar recordings, brochures and other tools to support students who learn differently and their families. As new materials and event recordings are published, they will be made available here. We are excited to be able to share these items with you and hope they will assist students on the path to college success. 

All event times below are in Eastern Standard Time.

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ONLINE QUIZ

Test your college readiness and awareness with our quick 10-question online quiz! Get some insight on what you know — or what you may want to learn — as you prepare for college.

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WEBINAR

This session discusses the structure of Beacon's academic support and methods of evaluating student performance through various lenses for early intervention.

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Discover Beacon's most popular major! This recorded session provides an overview of Anthrozoology at Beacon College, including coursework and career outcomes.

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DEC. 13 @ 6 PM

Figuring out what you enjoy doing, what you are good at, and how those relate to the job market, is a formidable challenge! In this session, compare majors and learn strategies for choosing your path.

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This session provides insights on the major shifts from high school to college while providing a tool families can use to anticipate challenges and simplify the college choice and evaluation process.

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BROCHURE

Beacon provides affordable access for students who learn differently – including these various support services in the cost of tuition, which is already considerably lower than other LD programs.

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WEBINAR

In this pre-recorded event, President Dr. George Hagerty provides his perspective on the philosophy and growth of the College, as well as future plans and five-year goals.

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Learn more about Beacon's distinct wrap-around academic support, including teaching methodologies, required programming, and how our model supports students’ reading and mathematic skills.

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EVERY FRIDAY

Join us on campus any Friday this fall for an Open House! Meet faculty, staff, and students across campus on this extended campus tour experience, including lunch in our Dining Commons.

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The statistics can be hard to follow – is college worth the ROI? This session explores how pursuing higher education benefits graduates with learning disabilities in accessing gainful employment.

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See how our four-year curriculum, employer partnerships, and robust Career Center help Beacon students obtain soft and hard skills necessary to lead successful lives after graduation.

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VIDEO

We've been busy! Watch this video for a quick recap of our campus growth and enhancements, expanded academic programming, international partnerships, and more.

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NOV. 3 @ 6 PM

This live workshop + Q&A will provide worksheets, tools and strategies for families of current high school juniors and seniors to prepare for the college search, evaluation and transition process.

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What does it mean to be "college-ready"? This live webinar explores clear benchmarks to evaluate holistic readiness for college, and provides practical steps students can take to adjust to college life.

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This session provides you with key tips to evaluate college marketing materials and shares essential questions families should consider when exploring colleges during the age of COVID.

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Anthrozoology explores the extraordinary relationships between people and animals, providing hands-on learning in animal welfare, animal behavior and conservation.

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DAILY CAMPUS TOURS

The best way to learn about Beacon College is to visit! Meet students, faculty & staff while you see our Main Street campus for yourself, just one hour from Orlando.

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DEC. 10 @ 12 PM

Join us virtually to "Discover" Beacon College! This monthly online event features faculty and staff across campus, the opportunity to hear from real Beacon students, and a live Q&A.

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JAN. 10 @ 6 PM

This live webinar provides strategies to best prepare your future collegiate to relish and thrive in dormitory living, with tips to manage conflicts in roommate and suitemate groups.

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This session will help you understand your rights and make the most of final IEP meetings or transitional conferences with secondary schools as it pertains to planning, evaluations, and support.

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MAR. 15 @ 6 PM

This session presents the role of executive functioning in college, common scenarios and challenges that the independent student encounters, plus simple tools & tips to bypass perceived failure.

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Learn more about Beacon's dynamic majors of Anthrozoology, Psychology, Computer Information Systems and Hospitality Management, preparing students for diverse and in-demand careers.

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BROCHURE

We aim to make your college education affordable, accessible, and achievable. Learn more about types of financial aid, additional scholarship resources, and how to apply in this financial aid brochure.

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VIDEO

Take a quick video tour of our downtown campus! Get a feel for what it's like to walk down Main Street in Leesburg, Florida as you walk to class, grab a bite, or relax in one of our many scenic parks.

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DEC 14 @ 7 PM

Join us for a virtual information session to learn more about our live, online virtual semester designed for high school graduates who learn differently to begin earning college credit from home.

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BROCHURE

Learn more about our online semester designed for students who learn differently to begin earning college credit from home through live, virtual classes paired with one-on-one support.

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VIDEO CHAT

Meet with a member of our transition team to chat about your (or your student's) personal college readiness or ask questions about Beacon's unique transition programs!

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Learn how to rank services based on the intensity and depth of resources at colleges, plus key questions to ask to ensure your support needs will be met at your college of choice.

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Explore factors that prevent students from succeeding in college and learn strategies that teachers, parents, and students can employ to improve student persistence & retention.

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In this session, learn how our experienced learning specialists work with students to ensure they have the executive functioning skills needed to find academic success and to plan for their future.

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This session shows how students who learn differently find success in college mathematics at Beacon through artificial intelligence and individualized instruction in Beacon's math program.

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VIDEO CHAT

Schedule a Zoom meeting with an admissions staff member to chat about your college goals, ask questions about Beacon, financial aid, or any of our transition-to-college programs!

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Explore how to evaluate mental health services at colleges before enrolling, and learn strategies to address college student mental health needs during the transition and pivotal first year.

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Learn about financial aid and scholarship options and considerations for students who learn differently, including how to utilize the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation.

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DEC 7 @ 7 PM

Join us for an overview of our new College Coaching virtual program for current college students, including fall 2022 program dates and deadlines, costs and scholarships, and a live Q&A.

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BROCHURE

View the full brochure for our first-of-its-kind virtual transition-to-college program for college-bound students and their families, featuring family-centered transition planning & support.

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RECORDING

Join us to learn more about the Navigator PREP virtual transition-to-college program, including a program overview, important 2022-23 dates & deadlines, scholarship opportunities & more.

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BROCHURE

Learn more about our highly personalized, six-month virtual program designed for high school juniors to confidently begin their college search and prepare for the transition to college.

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DEC 7 @ 6 PM

See how students and families can proactively prepare for the college application process and the transition to college through hands-on exercises and expert one-to-one guidance.

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This session designed for educational professionals reviews the family systems of students who learn differently and provides key strategies to improve partnerships with families.

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This webinar discusses the purpose behind Beacon's transition programs, the common causes of difficulties in a student's first year at college, and how our programs address these needs.

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This live webinar provides strategies for students who learn differently to prevent skill regression during the summer months between high school graduation and arrival at college.

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Explore Beacon's scaffolded support model that ensures long-term student success in college-level reading & literacy, including course trajectory for incoming students.

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VIDEO

Take a quick tour through Beacon's apartment-style residence options, all located walking distance of College buildings and have easy access to Leesburg’s lakefront parks and public bike path.

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College is more than academics! Beacon students have countless opportunities to engage in intramural sports, various clubs, recreational activities, trips to theme parks, and more.

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This session reviews Beacon's unique approach to student life and social-emotional support through our robust residence life, health & wellness, and counseling services.

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FEB. 21 @ 6 PM

This session will provide key social and relationship skills needed to adjust to the environment of college – as well as tasks and simple tools that can help students get started and find their fit.

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BROCHURE

Explore 2023 Summer for Success program and course options! This three-week on-campus summer immersion program is designed for current high school juniors and seniors who learn differently.

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JAN 18 @ 6 PM

Join us via Zoom to learn more about the 2023 Summer for Success program, including tracks, dates and deadlines, limited-time scholarship opportunities and more.

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Discover a life-changing summer at Beacon's Summer for Success! Watch the recap of our 2021 program and hear from participating students and their parents.

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Learn more about how policies change when students move from high school to college, and take away key tips for accessing and utilizing accommodations in a traditional college environment.

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TV SERIES

This television series produced by Beacon College features monthly topics and guest speakers related to the educational and career success of individuals with learning differences.

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This video provides a quick overview of Beacon's distinct mission, services and academic programs designed for the college and career success students who learn differently.