All Access – News for Members
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.
Forum attendees had the opportunity to hear from of the student members of the College Board’s Advisory Panel on Student Opportunity in a wide-ranging discussion covering topics from college search and recruitment to the redesigned SAT to access to rigorous coursework.
Sal Khan, Founder of Khan Academy spoke at the College Board Forum 2014 and shared the philosophy of how their modules meet students where they are, allowing them to learn at their own pace. Khan explained how the partnership with the College Board will bring his vision for a free world-class education for anyone anywhere to life by preparing all students for the PSAT and SAT. He told the group of over 1,000 educators and administrators he’d like to take education and “make it more like clean drinking water and shelter – a fundamental human right.”