All Access – News for Members
La Conferencia del College Board, el foro educativo por excelencia en Puerto Rico, se celebrará los días 5 y 6 de marzo de 2015 en el Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino de San Juan. Este gran evento contará con sesiones académicas sobre las últimas tendencias en la educación, modelos, investigaciones y proyectos de vanguardia.
As part of the College Board’s recognition of Native American Heritage Month, members joined Steve Colon, Vice President of Access to Opportunity and Wendell Hall, Senior Director of Policy & Advocacy for a webinar focused on the work of the College Board’s Access to Opportunity Initiative, and how it can better serve the unique needs of the Native American community.
The College Board has officially released two new reports: Trends in College Pricing and Trends in Student Aid. The Trends in Higher Education series provides insight into national trends in college pricing and financial aid. The data on college prices and student aid included in these reports create a context for evaluating public policies designed to increase educational opportunities.
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.
The College Board has committed to sending six counselors to the National Association for College Admission Counseling 2015 National Conference as part of the High School Counselor Challenge.
University of California (UC) President Janet Napolitano addressed College Board Forum 2014 attendees last Wednesday, sharing her vision for supporting higher education’s mission to expand access to opportunity.