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Registration

  • 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

Southwestern States
State City Date Time Location iCal Register
Arkansas *Fayetteville Sep 10 9:00 a.m. University of Arkansas Fayetteville Download an iCal file for Sep 10 9:00 a.m. workshop in *Fayetteville Register for Sep 10 9:00 a.m. workshop in *Fayetteville
Arkansas Little Rock Sep 11 9:00 a.m. University of Arkansas at Little Rock Download an iCal file for Sep 11 9:00 a.m. workshop in Little Rock Register for Sep 11 9:00 a.m. workshop in Little Rock
New Mexico Albuquerque Sep 16 9:00 a.m. Central New Mexico Workforce Training Center Download an iCal file for Sep 16 9:00 a.m. workshop in Albuquerque Register for Sep 16 9:00 a.m. workshop in Albuquerque
New Mexico Las Cruces Sep 10 9:00 a.m. Las Cruces Public Schools Download an iCal file for Sep 10 9:00 a.m. workshop in Las Cruces Register for Sep 10 9:00 a.m. workshop in Las Cruces
Oklahoma Tulsa Sep 25 9:00 a.m. University of Tulsa Download an iCal file for Sep 25 9:00 a.m. workshop in Tulsa Register for Sep 25 9:00 a.m. workshop in Tulsa
Texas *Dallas Sep 9 9:00 a.m. Southern Methodist University Download an iCal file for Sep 09 9:00 a.m. workshop in *Dallas Register for Sep 09 9:00 a.m. workshop in *Dallas
Texas *Fort Worth Sep 17 9:00 a.m. Texas Christian University Download an iCal file for Sep 17 9:00 a.m. workshop in *Fort Worth Register for Sep 17 9:00 a.m. workshop in *Fort Worth
Texas Amarillo Sep 24 9:00 a.m. Region 16 ESC Download an iCal file for Sep 24 9:00 a.m. workshop in Amarillo Register for Sep 24 9:00 a.m. workshop in Amarillo
Texas Austin Sep 3 9:00 a.m. University of Texas at Austin Download an iCal file for Sep 03 9:00 a.m. workshop in Austin Register for Sep 03 9:00 a.m. workshop in Austin
Texas Beaumont Sep 25 9:00 a.m. Lamar University Download an iCal file for Sep 25 9:00 a.m. workshop in Beaumont Register for Sep 25 9:00 a.m. workshop in Beaumont
Texas Brownsville Sep 9 9:00 a.m. University of Texas at Brownsville Download an iCal file for Sep 09 9:00 a.m. workshop in Brownsville Register for Sep 09 9:00 a.m. workshop in Brownsville
Texas College Station Sep 18 9:00 a.m. Texas A&M University Download an iCal file for Sep 18 9:00 a.m. workshop in College Station Register for Sep 18 9:00 a.m. workshop in College Station
Texas Corpus Christi Sep 24 9:00 a.m. Del Mar College Download an iCal file for Sep 24 9:00 a.m. workshop in Corpus Christi Register for Sep 24 9:00 a.m. workshop in Corpus Christi
Texas Denton Sep 17 9:00 a.m. University of North Texas Download an iCal file for Sep 17 9:00 a.m. workshop in Denton Register for Sep 17 9:00 a.m. workshop in Denton
Texas Edinburg Sep 10 9:00 a.m. University of Texas - Pan American Download an iCal file for Sep 10 9:00 a.m. workshop in Edinburg Register for Sep 10 9:00 a.m. workshop in Edinburg
Texas El Paso Sep 11 9:00 a.m. University of Texas at El Paso Download an iCal file for Sep 11 9:00 a.m. workshop in El Paso Register for Sep 11 9:00 a.m. workshop in El Paso
Texas Houston Sep 9 9:00 a.m. University of Houston - Main Campus Download an iCal file for Sep 09 9:00 a.m. workshop in Houston Register for Sep 09 9:00 a.m. workshop in Houston
Texas Houston Sep 16 9:00 a.m. Lone Star College - North Harris Campus Download an iCal file for Sep 16 9:00 a.m. workshop in Houston Register for Sep 16 9:00 a.m. workshop in Houston
Texas Houston Sep 24 9:00 a.m. Houston, TX - Region 4 Education Service Center Download an iCal file for Sep 24 9:00 a.m. workshop in Houston Register for Sep 24 9:00 a.m. workshop in Houston
Texas Laredo Sep 16 9:00 a.m. Texas A&M International University Download an iCal file for Sep 16 9:00 a.m. workshop in Laredo Register for Sep 16 9:00 a.m. workshop in Laredo
Texas Lubbock Sep 24 9:00 a.m. Texas Tech University Download an iCal file for Sep 24 9:00 a.m. workshop in Lubbock Register for Sep 24 9:00 a.m. workshop in Lubbock
Texas Nacogdoches Oct 1 9:00 a.m. Stephen F. Austin University Download an iCal file for Oct 01 9:00 a.m. workshop in Nacogdoches Register for Oct 01 9:00 a.m. workshop in Nacogdoches
Texas Odessa Sep 23 9:00 a.m. University of Texas of the Permian Basin Download an iCal file for Sep 23 9:00 a.m. workshop in Odessa Register for Sep 23 9:00 a.m. workshop in Odessa
Texas Richardson Sep 25 9:00 a.m. The University of Texas at Dallas Download an iCal file for Sep 25 9:00 a.m. workshop in Richardson Register for Sep 25 9:00 a.m. workshop in Richardson
Texas San Antonio Sep 4 9:00 a.m. University of Texas San Antonio (Downtown) Download an iCal file for Sep 04 9:00 a.m. workshop in San Antonio Register for Sep 04 9:00 a.m. workshop in San Antonio
Texas San Antonio Sep 23 9:00 a.m. Texas A&M University - San Antonio Download an iCal file for Sep 23 9:00 a.m. workshop in San Antonio Register for Sep 23 9:00 a.m. workshop in San Antonio
Texas Tyler Sep 18 9:00 a.m. University of Texas at Tyler Download an iCal file for Sep 18 9:00 a.m. workshop in Tyler Register for Sep 18 9:00 a.m. workshop in Tyler
Texas Waco Sep 18 9:00 a.m. Baylor University Download an iCal file for Sep 18 9:00 a.m. workshop in Waco Register for Sep 18 9:00 a.m. workshop in Waco
Texas Wichita Falls Sep 17 9:00 a.m. Midwestern State University Download an iCal file for Sep 17 9:00 a.m. workshop in Wichita Falls Register for Sep 17 9:00 a.m. workshop in Wichita Falls

Online 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.

Title Date Time Description iCal Register
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