- Most workshops begin at 9 a.m. and end at noon.
- Workshops marked with an asterisk include a core session from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and an optional in-depth session on financial aid from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Schedules are subject to change. We are still adding workshop dates and locations. If you do not find a convenient venue, check back soon or join an online workshop.
All Local Workshops
With the help of expert practitioners, we are hosting webinars for counselors with all levels of high school counseling experience to discuss topics that are of importance to them as they help students realize their potential for college opportunity and success. Please note: All online workshop times are EDT/EST.
|Counselors and The Redesigned Assessments: The College Board Readiness and Success System||Jan 8||1:00 p.m.||When students open their PSAT/NMSQT test books in October 2015 and SAT test books in spring 2016, they will encounter an assessment system that is more focused and useful than ever before. Participants will learn about the rationale, major changes and the PSAT/SAT connection for all students.||Download an iCal file for Jan 08 1:00 p.m. online workshop||Register for Jan 8 1:00 p.m. online workshop|
|Financial Literacy: Concepts and Resources to Help Families Make the Best Financial Decisions||Jan 15||2:00 p.m.||The period when students are figuring how to pay for college is a critical opportunity to increase financial capability for students and their families. This session on financial literacy will address important financial concepts students should know and some resources to help them make better financial decisions, especially when it comes to financing their education.||Download an iCal file for Jan 15 2:00 p.m. online workshop||Register for Jan 15 2:00 p.m. online workshop|
|Financial Aid for Middle Income Families||Jan 22||2:00 p.m.||Assisting students and families from middle class backgrounds manage the cost of college and making the most out of their financial aid packages.||Download an iCal file for Jan 22 2:00 p.m. online workshop||Register for Jan 22 2:00 p.m. online workshop|
|Using AP Potential™ to Assist in Academic Planning and Student Course Selection||Jan 28||Noon||As the season approaches for students to select courses for next year, see how AP Potential can help students and teachers in course planning.||Download an iCal file for Jan 28 Noon online workshop||Register for Jan 28 Noon online workshop|
|Counselors and The Redesigned Assessments: The PSAT/NMSQT and the Lower Grades Assessments||Feb 5||1:00 p.m.||The redesigned PSAT/NMSQT is aligned with the redesigned SAT and will launch in October 2015. Like the SAT, the redesigned PSAT/NMSQT will measure the skills and knowledge that are essential for college readiness and success. This webinar will detail changes to the PSAT/NMSQT including implementation timelines, preparation and scores and score reporting.||Download an iCal file for Feb 05 1:00 p.m. online workshop||Register for Feb 5 1:00 p.m. online workshop|
|Planning for Your Students with Disabilities: Five Things to do for Spring||Feb 11||2:00 p.m.||This webinar will provide a review of the important steps to take now for your students with disabilities in grades 8-12. Planning for the SAT® and AP® Exam spring administrations, as well at fall 2015 assessments, will ensure a smooth process for everyone. The presentation will cover highlights of the appropriate documentation and important deadlines.||Download an iCal file for Feb 11 2:00 p.m. online workshop||Register for Feb 11 2:00 p.m. online workshop|
|College Admission 101 for Sophomore, Juniors, and Parents||Feb 19||2:00 p.m.||"Early and often" is what we know is the mantra for communicating information regarding the college admission process to our students. This webinar describes a College Admissions 101 "Friends and French Fries" lunch program for sophomores and juniors. It will also review a four-week series companion program for parents, which can be easily incorporated into your school and community outreach efforts.||Download an iCal file for Feb 19 2:00 p.m. online workshop||Register for Feb 19 2:00 p.m. online workshop|
|Tools for Working with Your High School Athletes||Feb 24||1:00 p.m.||Learn how to support your student-athletes 9th through 12th grade by understanding the steps it takes to choose and apply to college.||Download an iCal file for Feb 24 1:00 p.m. online workshop||Register for Feb 24 1:00 p.m. online workshop|
|Counselors and The Redesigned Assessments: The Nuts and Bolts of Implementing the Redesigned Suite of Assessments in K12 Schools||Mar 3||2:00 p.m.||This nuts and bolts session will give you a sense for what we’re doing to support you and what actions you need to take to support your schools and students. Join College Board Assessment Program experts to ensure you know all there is to know about the timeline for the implementation of the redesigned SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10 and PSAT 8/9 in K12 schools.||Download an iCal file for Mar 03 2:00 p.m. online workshop||Register for Mar 3 2:00 p.m. online workshop|
|Common Application for Rising Seniors||Mar 24||1:00 p.m.||One in three high school graduates across United States will use the Common Application to apply to college. Learn how to apply strategies and use tools that can assist your rising seniors and families successfully complete the admission process using the Common Application.||Download an iCal file for Mar 24 1:00 p.m. online workshop||Register for Mar 24 1:00 p.m. online workshop|
|Introducing the New CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE||Apr 14||3:00 p.m.||The CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE® has been completely reimagined and redesigned! This Webinar will explain the new PROFILE application process and will demonstrate the path through the application to show how technology has been used to make the application easier and more user friendly for students and their parents. Join us to learn about a Reimagined PROFILE so you will be better prepared to help your students through the PROFILE application for 2016-17.||Download an iCal file for Apr 14 3:00 p.m. online workshop||Register for Apr 14 3:00 p.m. online workshop|
|Counselors and The Redesigned Assessments: The PSAT/NMSQT Expanding Opportunities for Students||Apr 16||2:00 p.m.||Through a clear focus on the skills and knowledge that matter most for college readiness and success, the redesigned PSAT/NMSQT includes expanded benefits for all students. Participants will learn about the system including assessment overview, value and benefits for students.||Download an iCal file for Apr 16 2:00 p.m. online workshop||Register for Apr 16 2:00 p.m. online workshop|
|Early Preparation for the College Application Essay||Apr 28||2:00 p.m.||Resources and tools on how to support your rising seniors in writing the college application essay.||Download an iCal file for Apr 28 2:00 p.m. online workshop||Register for Apr 28 2:00 p.m. online workshop|
|Counselors and The Redesigned Assessments : Khan Academy Practice Resources for All Students||May 19||2:00 p.m.||Introduce the new platform and related practice resources available.||Download an iCal file for May 19 2:00 p.m. online workshop||Register for May 19 2:00 p.m. online workshop|
|Avoiding Summer Melt||May 26||1:00 p.m.||Avoid summer melt by preparing your seniors for a successful transition from high school to college from a district, school and community partnership approach.||Download an iCal file for May 26 1:00 p.m. online workshop||Register for May 26 1:00 p.m. online workshop|
|Early College Awareness for the Middle School Student||Jun 4||1:00 p.m.||Creating a college-going culture in middle school and getting your middle school students to commit to being future college students.||Download an iCal file for Jun 04 1:00 p.m. online workshop||Register for Jun 4 1:00 p.m. online workshop|
|Counselors and The Redesigned Assessments: Understanding Scores, Reporting and Student Opportunity||Jun 9||1:00 p.m.||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.||Download an iCal file for Jun 09 1:00 p.m. online workshop||Register for Jun 9 1:00 p.m. online workshop|