Each month, Texas OnCourse Leader Fellows facilitate digital office hours that connect with colleagues, ask questions on key college and career advising topics, and share or hear about best practices.

Office Hours take the form of a Twitter Chat, facilitated by our Texas OnCourse Twitter page. These hour-long, online chat sessions allow you to drop in or out at your leisure, and you can even catch up on the Q&A later by checking out our Twitter Moments or scrolling down this page to review them by topic.

During Office Hours, we pose certain questions to the audience and anyone is welcome to jump in and respond by clicking “retweet” and typing a response, along with our hashtag, #AskTXOC. For example, if we were discussing Endorsements, our questions might look something like this:

Twitter chat question

To answer this question, a person would click “retweet,” type A2 to demonstrate that they are answering Q2, type their answer, and end their tweet with #AskTXOC. To summarize, their answer might look something like this:

Twitter chat answer

You can also weigh in with any questions you have, either during Office Hours or any day leading up to them! Tweet your questions to @TexasOnCourse and include #AskTXOC -- we’ll see it and get the ball rolling!

Digital office hours are held once a month at noon CT. Office hours are structured around module topics, including the FAFSA, the Common Application, and Endorsements. To join office hours, simply visit our Twitter page during the hours of engagement, and hop into the conversation!

To receive a reminder for office hours, all you need to do is register for an account in the Academy. Already enrolled in the Academy? Keep an eye on your inbox for our emails.

Note: if you opted out of our email list, you will not receive information about these office hours. Opt back in here.

 

 

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ApplyTexas

July 17, 2019

12 p.m. CT

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Back to School Tips

August 14, 2019

12 p.m. CT

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Parent Involvement in Student Success

September 18, 2019

12 p.m. CT

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PSAT/NMSQT

October 23, 2019

12 p.m. CT

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Introduction to Endorsements

November 20, 2019

12 p.m. CT

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CCMR Accountability

December 18, 2019

12 p.m. CT

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Four Year Plans

January 15, 2020

12 p.m. CT

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Scholarships

February 19, 2020

12 p.m. CT

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Career Pathways

March 18, 2020

12 p.m. CT

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Planning a Decision Day

April 15, 2020

12 p.m. CT

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TSIA

May 13, 2020

12 p.m. CT

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Summer Melt

June 17, 2020

12 p.m. CT