DAY 1 Monday, January 28, 2019
DAY 2 Tuesday, January 29, 2019
7:45 a.m.–5 p.m.
7:45 a.m.–5 p.m.
10–11 a.m.College Pathways and Student Success for Latino students
The session looks at college pathways and student success for Latino students.Legislative Update: Spotlight on New England
The region's State Government Relations directors for the College Board will provide an update on legislative, policy, and political trends in NERO states.Leveraging Public/Private Partnerships to Advance AP Success
Hear from experts on how a unique public/private partnership has helped Massachusetts lead the nation in AP success.There’s a Place for Everyone: One Size Does Not Fit All
Join higher education admission and student affairs leaders to explore options and opportunities for all students.Using the SAT Suite of Assessments to Create Change
This session will highlight data from the first cohorts of students to have the opportunity to take more than one assessment in the SAT Suite.
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.Building a Successful Pre-AP Program
This session will explore the driving forces behind the development of the College Board’s new Pre-AP Program.Counselors and College Board Opportunity Scholarships
Join us for an interactive workshop that will help you to guide students through the college planning process.Delivering on the Promise: College Credit in High School Programs
Hear from members of a College Board group that examined CCHS (college credit in high school) programs.Demystifying the Financial Aid Verification Process
What is financial aid verification and how does it impact students? Learn how to help families navigate verification with greater transparency.New Insights on the Environmental Context Dashboard and AP in Admission
At this session results and best practices gleaned from over 75 institutions on their use of AP in admission will be delivered.
2:30–3:30 p.m.Aligning Efforts: Using the SAT Suite of Assessments to Reduce Remediation in Maine
This will be an overview of how Maine’s community colleges shifted to the SAT Suite of Assessments to increase college-going rates.AP Fall Exam Registration Pilot
Hear from schools that piloted fall AP Exam registration and saw increased student engagement and improved exam performanceHow Are Students from Low- and Middle-Income Families Paying for College?
This session will highlight findings from the 2015-16 NPSAS on how students from low- and middle-income families are paying for college.SAT Digital Session
Learn more about digital testing for the SAT Suite of Assessments. Talk to a panel about their experience and future plans.
4:15–5:15 p.m.Equity and Excellence: Middletown Public Schools
Equal Opportunity Schools and their district partners will highlight how equity and achievement gaps can be narrowed, proving that “opportunity precedes achievement.”Innovations in New England's Credentialing Landscape
Discussion of two regional initiatives that bring transparency to postsecondary credentials and improve access and completion of high-value credentials.Prepare for 2019-20: Launching AP’s New Annual Process
Learn how your school can prepare for the new AP resources and supports launching in 2019-20.Using PSAT/SAT Search and Conveying the Authentic Student Experience
The University of Vermont and Harvard College will discuss innovations in outreaching using PSAT/SAT search, and how they use social media to recruit.
DAY 3 Wednesday, January 30, 2019
8–10 a.m.Legal and Ethical Issues in College Admission for School Counselors
This session will examine legal and ethical issues in the admission process and explore some common situations school and college counselors face.Removing Barriers to the Financial Aid Process
This workshop will explore the entire financial aid process through the lens of a first generation student.Student Retention in the Landscape of Changing Demographics
In the face of shifting demographic populations, and a precipitous decline in New England specifically, it is more important than ever to retain the students that your enrollment office recruits.
10:15–11:15 a.m.AP Capstone: High School Participation, Performance, and College Admission
Learn about the AP Capstone Diploma Program and its fit with high schools and value during higher educationCollege for All: It Starts With You
Learn how Meriden Public Schools, an urban school district, leveled the playing field for all students and became a District of Distinction.The Affordability Equation: Trends in College Prices, Aid, Debt, and Payoff
This session will provide up-to-date information on the price of college, financial aid, student debt, and the benefits of attending college.What’s Now, What’s New, What’s Coming: The SAT Suite, 2019-2021
This session will explore the latest innovations and changes to the SAT Suite of Assessments.
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.