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Webinars and Resources

Upcoming and On-Demand Webinars for Counselors

With the help of expert educational professionals, we are hosting a series of webinars that provide counselors with timely and pertinent information on how to support students’ college readiness and future aspirations. Join us for an upcoming live session or view an archived, recorded webinar by choosing a topic from the tables below.

Note: As you know, the redesigned PSAT/NMSQT™ and the new PSAT™ 8/9 are launching in October 2015, followed by the new PSAT™ 10 and the redesigned SAT® in spring 2016. These exams make up the SAT Suite of Assessments. Topics marked with an asterisk (*) are webinars that will help you answer questions about the redesigned or new assessments.

All online workshop times are EDT/EST.

Topic (Click title to register)

Date/Time

Description

*Counselors and The Redesigned Assessments: Khan Academy Practice Resources for All Students

May 19
2 PM

Introduce the new platform and related practice resources available.

Avoiding Summer Melt

May 26
1 PM

Avoid summer melt by preparing your recent graduates for a successful transition from high school to college from a district, school and community partnership approach.

Early College Awareness for the Middle School Student

Jun 4
1 PM

Creating a college-going culture in middle school and getting your middle school students to commit to being future college students.

*Counselors and The Redesigned Assessments: Understanding Scores, Reporting and Student Opportunity

Jun 9
1 PM

The redesigned assessments will provide rich and vertically aligned score reports, giving students’ detailed information about their abilities and helping them focus their future academic efforts. Webinar participants will learn about the updated score scale to assist students understanding of their progress, strengths and skill proficiency.

On-Demand Recorded Webinars

Topic (Click title to play the recorded webinar)

Date Recorded

*Counselors and the Redesigned Assessments: The College Board Readiness and Success System

Jan 8

Financial Literacy: Concepts and Resources to Help Families Make the Best Financial Decisions

Jan 15

Financial Aid for Middle Income Families

Jan 22

Using AP Potential™ to Assist in Academic Planning and Student Course Selection

Jan 28

*Counselors and The Redesigned Assessments: The PSAT/NMSQT and the Lower-Grades Assessments

Feb 5

Planning for Your Students with Disabilities: Five Things to do for Spring

Feb 11

College Admission 101 for Sophomores, Juniors, and Parents

Feb 19

Tools for Working with Your High School Athletes

Feb 24

*Counselors and The Redesigned Assessments: The Nuts and Bolts of Implementing the Redesigned Suite of Assessments in K12 Schools

Mar 3

Common Application for Rising Seniors

Mar 24

Introducing the New CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Apr 14

*Counselors and The Redesigned Assessments: The PSAT/NMSQT Expanding Opportunities for Students

Apr 16

Early Preparation for the College Application Essay

Apr 28

Customized Entry Pages

HIGHLIGHT

Applying to two colleges instead of one makes it 40% more likely that students will enroll in a four-year college. When students apply to more than two, their chances of enrolling will be even better. Encourage your students to apply to at least four or more colleges – one safety, two good fits, and one reach.

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