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Educational Talent Search

Educational Talent Search (ETS) serves residents of Clarion, Jefferson and Venango Counties by providing study skills instruction, campus visitations, SAT preparation, financial aid planning, college and career planning, and leadership training. ETS serves students in grades six through returning adults, and provides guidance through the completion of high school and admittance into a post-secondary program. Designed to serve 835 participants annually, participants are selected based upon eligibility criteria established by the US Department of Education. ETS is funded by the US Department of Education through 2026. Click here for application.

Talent Search continues to provide academic assistance to participants. Counselors are visiting schools but are always available by email or calling 814-393-2071 or 888-533-6487. 

Check out the Upcoming Events page for links to virtual college campus visits, Talent Search online activities, Career Talks, College Spotlights, and much more!


Visit: Student Success Center

ETS Group Photo Summer 2019

Contact Us!
Rhonda McMillen-Toth, Director
814 393 2071
219 Ralston Hall

Connie Bradley, Outreach Coordinator
Venango Campus
814 393 1287

Tami Doverspike, Outreach Coordinator
Clarion Campus
814 393 1824

Lisa Defranco, Outreach Coordinator
Clarion Campus
814 393 2049

Chanin Carlson, Program Secretary
Clarion Campus
814 393 2071



Last Updated 8/22/22