College and Career Resource Center

College and Career Resource Center


The College & Career center is now open on Wednesdays for appointments!!

·  Face to Face, Virtual, or Teleconference options are available.

·  Periods 1-5 or after school 1:10pm to 2:45pm

·  Walk-ins are accepted, but appointments are preferred.

Visit to schedule your appointment!


As your College and Career Specialist at Freedom High School, I would like to assist all students with post-secondary plans. While most details are finalized during the senior year, planning begins in 9th grade. I am available to assist students on the topics below: 


·         Seniors

o   College Applications

o    FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

o    Bright Futures Scholarship

o    Other Scholarships

§  Scholarships ~ Senior Class of 2021 (Use OCPS student account to view)

§  OCPS Scholarship Bulletin


·         All Grade Levels

o   Career Exploration

o    Post-Secondary Plans

§  College or University

§  Two-Year College

§  Technical

§  Military

§  Apprenticeship

o    SCOIR (Tool for college searches and planning.)

·         ...and more!


CollegeBoard recommends the following guidelines for College Planning: 


Best Colleges and Schools in the US as ranked by University Headquarters:


To schedule an appointment:

I look forward to working with you soon!


Mrs. Dotson

College and Career Specialist

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 407-816-5607


School Counselors


School Counselors guide students through graduation. School Counselors can assist students with the following:

·         Graduation Requirements

·         Schedules

·         Community Service

·         State Testing Requirements

·         Communication with teachers

·         Edgenuity (Credit Recovery)    

·         OCVS (Online Credit)

·         Dual Enrollment (Orange Tech and Valencia)

·         ...and more!


Contact information for School Counselors