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All Access – News for Members

Listen Now! Access to Opportunity and the African American Community
02/24/2015

On Tuesday, February 17, the College Board hosted a webinar with Steve Colon, Vice President of Access to Opportunity, and Wendell Hall, Senior Director of Policy & Advocacy, focused on the work of the College Board’s Access to Opportunity Initiative, and how it can better serve the unique needs of the African American community.

You can listen to a recording of the webinar here.

Members of the French delegation and the College Board in Albertine; a new French and English bookstore, and project of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.
02/13/2015
In December, the College Board welcomed members of the French Ministry of Education to New York to build on a collaboration to increase the number of U.S. students studying at higher education institutions in France and the number of French students studying at U.S. universities.
West Shore Jr./Sr. High School is a secondary school in Melbourne, Fla., serving grades 7–12 as part of the Brevard (Fla.) Public Schools System
02/11/2015
West Shore Jr./Sr. High School is a secondary school in Melbourne, Fla., serving grades 7–12 as part of the Brevard (Fla.) Public Schools System. Last year Newsweek recognized West Shore as one of America’s Top High Schools.Jeanie Griffin, Language Arts Teacher at West Shore Jr./Sr. High School shares her experience teaching AP Capstone for the first time, and discusses how her students are responding to the new curriculum.
College Board's Educational Opportunity Center Serves Adult Learners in D.C.
02/10/2015

There is a common thread running through all of the work that the College Board does: delivering opportunity to students. New developments such as the expanded scholarship opportunities through the PSAT/NMSQT®, the College Readiness and Success System and the Assessment Redesign, and our Access to OpportunityTM initiatives provide the foundation for this work.

New Albany High School Celebrates Successful AP® Program and Touts Benefits of AP
02/09/2015

A recent post on the Blotter—the online student publication for New Albany High School in New Albany, IN—outlined strategies in place to help students through the process of succeeding both in AP classes and on AP exams. Assistant Principal Bill Krammes, who also serves as a member of the College Board’s Midwestern Regional Council, talked to the Blotter about the benefits of AP.

On Monday, February 9, Fast Company Magazine named the College Board one of the world’s top 10 most innovative companies of 2015 in education for its work to redesign the SAT.
02/09/2015

On Monday, February 9, Fast Company Magazine named the College Board one of the world’s top 10 most innovative companies of 2015 in education for its work to redesign the SAT.

02/04/2015
College Board de Puerto Rico y América Latina se complace en anunciar los dos oradores principales para su Conferencia a celebrarse el 5 y el 6 de marzo en Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Este año contaremos con dos figuras prominentes de la comunidad educativa internacional, el Dr. Francisco Marmolejo, Especialista Principal en Educación Superior del Banco Mundial y la Dra. Gloria Bonilla-Santiago, catedrática de Rutgers University y especialista en política pública y áreas de desarrollo de la comunidad
College Board launched a pilot of the new Professional Fellowship Program
01/30/2015
In 2014, the College Board launched a pilot of the new Professional Fellowship Program. The fellowship is designed to recognize, support, and reward rising leaders from African American, Latino, and Native American backgrounds who are working effectively to close achievement and attainment gaps in their schools, colleges, and communities across the country. By highlighting and supporting these leaders, the College Board is seeking to reinforce its commitment to the essential work of propelling all students forward into opportunities and success.
College and University Presidents Discuss Higher Ed’s Role in Serving the Public Good
01/29/2015
One size does not fit all. That was the overarching message participants at the Higher Ed Colloquium received from the “Conversation with Presidents” that opened the first full day of events On January 10th in Delray Beach, FL.
Michael J. Sorrell, Esq. President Paul Quinn College
01/22/2015
In an editorial in the Dallas Morning News, Michael Sorrell, President of Paul Quinn College and College Board Trustee discusses an exciting partnership between Paul Quinn, Duke University, and Abilene Christian University. The partnership, "Duke Immerse at Paul Quinn College" has the bold goal of helping "students from both schools sharpen their community-building tools as they work to secure a level social and economic playing field for all."

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