Virtual Learning Series

Introducing Beacon College’s new free informational webinar series built on more than 30 years of experience working exclusively with students who learn differently. Each topic is designed to help you understand the unique challenges facing students entering college with learning differences and equip you with key strategies to support these students on their journey.

Below are descriptions and schedules for each series — you may choose to attend any number of sessions! There is no fee to attend, but registration is required.

PLEASE NOTE: Each webinar will be recorded. If you register for the live session, but cannot make it we will email you the recorded webinar.

Parent Learning Series

Parents, are you looking for ways to best support your college-bound student with learning differences as they navigate the college choice, financial aid, and final IEP meeting? Introducing Beacon College’s new Parent Learning Series – a five-part webinar series designed to increase awareness and understanding of the unique challenges facing students with learning differences as they prepare for the transition to college.

This program is designed for parents of students who currently are enrolled in high school and prepares them for the common struggles and questions that arise as they embark on the next stage of their journey.

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Professional Learning Series

Beacon College is now hosting a new, five-part development series for educators looking to expand their awareness and understanding of students entering college with learning differences.

This program is geared towards current high school guidance/college counselors, high school program directors, special educators, and/or educational consultants who work with students who learn differently. Each topic explores how you as a professional educator can support these students in preparation for their transition to college.

Why Beacon College?

Founded in 1989 by parents seeking a better option for students who learn differently, Beacon College was the first in the nation accredited to award bachelor degrees exclusively to students with learning disabilities and ADHD. The College has grown significantly over the years, but one thing that hasn’t changed is its commitment to student success – evidenced by its national recognition as the leader in education:
2021 Best Regional College by U.S. News & World Report
Number 1 College for Students with Learning Disabilities - Peterson's 2019
Number 1 Best Value College for Students with Learning Disabilities - Best Value Schools 2020
Number 3 Best College for Students with Disabilities - Great Value Colleges 2019
Number 1 Best Value College for Students with Learning Disabilities - College Magazine 2016