EnRoute Edu

EnRoute Edu is the home of EnRoute Consulting’s online courses. Our courses offer affordable access to a wealth of information. We will be releasing new courses throughout late 2019 and 2020 so stay tuned for a course that’s relevant to you!

EnRoute Edu’s 2020 Gap Year Exploration Month Giveaway!

During the month of February, we are celebrating Gap Year Exploration Month with a special contest for educators. Fill out the form below for your chance to win free access to the EnRoute Edu Gap Year Training Library for your entire guidance department!

Submissions close February 28th and we will announce our winner on Leap Day!

EnRoute Edu 2020 Giveaway Entry Form

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Gap Year Training Library

The Gap Year Training Library is designed for public and private school counselors, educators and youth mentors who understand the potential of the gap year and want to develop a well-rounded knowledge of this increasingly popular path. The information in this course will empower you to recommend the gap year option to your students with confidence.

Follow this link to learn more and register.

In the The Gap Year Training Library you’ll learn:

  • The definition and benefits of a gap year
  • How to identify good gap year candidates and the profiles of gap year students
  • The types of gap year opportunities and examples of gap year itineraries
  • How to empower your students to plan their gap year without becoming the planner yourself
  • How taking a gap year dovetails with college planning (admissions, financial aid and deferring)
  • The finances of taking a gap year including resources for scholarships and financial aid
  • How to promote gap years in your student body

February 11th: Gap Year Exploration Month Webinar!

We are celebrating Gap Year Exploration Month with this exciting collaboration between Streamable U and the Gap Year Association.

Think you know who takes a gap year? Think again! Join Julia Rogers for an eye-opening conversation that will walk you through the six common profiles of gap year students. She’ll discuss why particular students are well-suited to gap time and what types of opportunities benefit these students the most. At the end of this 40 minute session, you’ll understand how to identify strong gap year candidates and what you can do to encourage them to consider a gap year. Appropriate for students, parents, school counselors, educators and IECs.

When: Tuesday, February 11th

4:30 PM Eastern Time

Register in advance for this free Zoom webinar here
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Spring 2020: Your Low Cost Gap Year: An Interactive Planning Webinar for Students

Your Low-Cost Gap Year: An Interactive Planning Webinar for Students

Date: TBD April

Register your interest for this $25 Zoom webinar by filling out a contact form here.
Please note this is a students-only webinar; please see our other offerings for educators and parents. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

You often hear that taking a gap year doesn’t have to be expensive, but how do you find affordable options? In this special students-only Gap Year Exploration Month webinar, EnRoute Consulting founder Julia Rogers will guide students through budgeting and planning a low-cost gap year.

This webinar will answer questions such as :
“How do I find work on organic farms in New Zealand?”
“How do I join an Americorps program?”
“How can I get jobs in our national parks?”
“How can I help with disaster relief in Australia?”
“How can I find independent volunteer opportunities abroad?”

At the end of this webinar, you will have specific program ideas to take your planning to the next level! Unlike free webinars, for the low cost of $25, this webinar will give attendees specific program information and guidance.

We will discuss finding and applying to affordable gap year programs such as:
Americorps national service options
Work exchanges in the US and abroad
Grassroots volunteering
Disaster relief volunteering
Election 2020 opportunities

March 12th: Free Parent Webinar!

Is a Gap Year Right for My Child? A Webinar for Parents

Thursday, March 12, 8:00-9:00pm est

Register in advance for this free Zoom webinar here
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

In the media, in PTO meetings and in college admissions offices, there’s a lot of buzz about the “gap year” option. Studies show that intentional gap time increases student success in college, and surveys find gap year alumni self-identify as more mature, confident and civically-engaged. But is this pathway right for your child?

Join gap year expert Julia Rogers, Founder of EnRoute Consulting and Board Chair of the Gap Year Association, for a presentation that will cover the benefits, challenges and opportunities surrounding the gap year option.

Julia will clarify the definition of a gap year and cover common profiles of gap year students, like the high-achiever who feels academically burnt out and the experiential learner who desires meaning and value from their college experience. She will give an overview of the myriad of programs available, describe how to plan for college deferment and share strategies for how a gap year can fit into any family’s budget.