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All Access – News for Members

Mike Hanson Announces He Will Step Down as Fresno Superintendent

Mike Hanson, Superintendent of Fresno Unified School District in California, announced this week he is stepping down next August. Supt. Hanson is a long-time friend and partner of the College Board and has transformed the district into a model of excellence and innovation.

Connecting Students and Families to Early FAFSA and Prior-Prior Year

As part of the College Board’s commitment to PPY and the early FAFSA, we have been working hard to ensure students and their families have the information they need.

Why College Board's Institutional Methodology is Important: A Conversation with Kathy Blaisdell
All Access had the opportunity to sit down with Kathy Blaisdell, Director of Student Financial Services at Mount Holyoke College and Chair of College Board’s Financial Aid Standards and Services Advisory Committee (FASSAC), to learn more about Institutional Methodology and what it means to institutions and families.
The College Board Regional Forums are the annual gathering of education professionals across the six regions.
5 Ways to Encourage Native American Students to Pursue a College Degree
At Forum, Ángela Garcia, Executive Director of College and Career Access at the College Board, hosted a roundtable discussion about fostering a college-going culture among Native American students.
Trends in Higher Education Session at Forum Drew a Large Crowd—and for Good Reason
Educators filled the room during the Trends in Higher Education session at the 2016 College Board Forum. Each year, educators anticipate the results of the College Board’s annual study of trends in college pricing and financial aid.
College Board Forum: Smart Girls Change the Narrative
College Board President and CEO David Coleman kicked off this year’s Annual Forum with both a commitment and a call to action: “The next generation of students needs to be confident they can own their future. That’s what the College Board must be about. That’s what we will be about.”

New resources are available to help school counselors and college access advisors assist students during the college admission process.

The Council of National School Counseling and College Access Organizations has launched a new website ( containing tools for college advising.

College Board Announces PowerFAIDS 22.0
PowerFAIDS 22.0, the College Board’s best-in-class higher education financial aid management system, is now available—ready for FAFSA and CSS Profile 2017-18.
Register now! Trends in Higher Education Webcast

Sandy Baum and Jennifer Ma, co-authors of Trends in College Pricing and Trends in Student Aid, will discuss the latest findings from the 2016 reports at the College Board Forum in Chicago. Watch the webcast on Oct. 26, 1:15-2:15 p.m. CT. Register Now!