All Access – News for Members
AP Literature Teacher and New England Regional Council member Nancy Barile writes about her experience getting more students to take AP Literature and Composition courses at Revere High School in Revere, MA. Learn how she overcame obstacles and succeeded in doubling her class size this year.
Board of Trustees member Maghan Keita led a delegation of 10 African American and Latino young men to meet with Obama administration officials at the White House. The young men — all successful AP® Exam takers from the Washington, D.C., metro area — were there to share their experiences and insights with administration officials charged with overseeing the My Brother’s Keeper initiative.
Tetzlaff Middle School in the ABC Unified School District is Los Angeles County’s first magnet middle school to provide Pre-AP curriculum for all students. English language arts and mathematics teachers and school administrators chose SpringBoard as the core instructional program to support the magnet school’s goal of access and equity to college preparatory curriculum for all students.
Douglas L. Christiansen, vice provost for university enrollment affairs, dean of admissions and financial aid and associate professor of public policy and higher education and accepted his nomination as chair of the College Board’s Board of Trustees, and gave remarks about the exciting precipice on which the organization stands during the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Members.
Janet Napolitano, the 20th president of the University of California shared her thoughts on the key challenges facing higher education at Forum 2014.
On Tuesday, Alyssia Coates, Director of the Office of Admissions Outreach and Engagement Recruiting at Notre Dame, and Lyssa Thaden, Manager of Partner Education at American Student Assistance, gathered to discuss the dynamics of supporting first-generation and low-income students in preparing for and applying to college.
Each year, the Forum features a unique college fair in which counselors have an opportunity to meet with admission and financial aid officers from member colleges and universities across the world. Attendees are able to visit, ask questions, and build partnerships with representatives from a wide range of institutions.
Curiosity drew a standing-room-only crowd of school counselors and administrators at 8:00am on Tuesday to hear from College Board’s Chief of Assessment Cyndie Schmeiser, Senior Vice President of Research Jack Buckley, and Vice President of SAT & PSAT/NMSQT Stacy Caldwell discuss the redesigned SAT.
Live from Forum 2014: Meet Melodie Cruz, College Junior at the University of New Mexico.
We’re in the home stretch of College Board’s National Forum, and the conversation on social media continues to be engaging and thought-provoking. Here are some of the highlights from day two.