All Access – News for Members
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.
Live from Forum 2014: Meet Jasmine Johnson and Jenny Rogers from Roadtrip Nation.
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.
In a lively session on Tuesday afternoon at Forum 2014, a roomful of secondary school college counselors and college admissions officers debated the merits, challenges, limits, methods, and strategic possibilities of reaching out to students and their families earlier than junior year.
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.
With day one in the bag for Forum 2014, we’ve seen a lot of healthy, inspiring conversations on social media. Here are some of our favorite posts.
Sal Khan Opens College Board National Forum 2014 with Discussion of Khan Academy; Partnership with the College Board
Sal Khan, founder and executive director of the Khan Academy, delivered the opening College Board Forum plenary session to a packed ballroom, sharing the story of how Khan Academy came to be and how the Khan Academy and the College Board are working together to ensure that every student has access to a high-quality education.
Overheard at Forum: Carlos O. Cano, Admissions Counselor at the William Paterson University of New Jersey
Live from Forum 2014: Meet Carlos O. Cano, Admissions Counselor at the William Paterson University of New Jersey.
Members of the Guidance and Admissions Assembly met Monday afternoon to approve motions, and address new business.