Mental illness and substance abuse are a central conversation throughout the middle- and high school years. TeenLife’s 2017 Guide to Therapeutic Programs and Services is designed to help parents, counselors, and school staff navigate this challenging time and discover resources to help along the way.
Naviance has been awarded the title of Best College and Career Readiness Solution by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) as part of their CODiE Award initiative. As part of a peer-reviewed process, Naviance was evaluated in areas such as assessment availability, customization, feature set, integration of partner resources, flexibility, reporting, innovation, and usability. Naviance, in a competitive category of five semi-finalists, emerged in the top spot.
Orange Unified School District is located in southern California and includes four comprehensive high schools and six middle schools. With a goal of serving all students with a purposeful college and career readiness plan, Orange recently put a focus on Naviance usage in their middle schools in an effort to ensure that all students have a comprehensive plan for postsecondary readiness.
With Naviance Summer Institute 2017 only a couple weeks away, we want to make sure that you are prepared to have an awesome conference experience. We've outlined a quick checklist and packing tips to make the most of your time at NSI.
Are you personally familiar with every college that your students have on their college application lists? When you need more information about a college or university to assess whether a student would be a good fit for that institution, is it easy to engage with your colleagues on the other side of the desk? These are some of the questions we wanted to address by creating the Hobsons Counselor Community.
About the author: Brian Estrada spent nine years working as an undergraduate admission officer for Vanderbilt University and Dartmouth College. In 2013, he transitioned to a college counseling position at Providence Academy in Plymouth, Minn. This article was crafted from a session titled “Straight Talk about Counselor Recommendations,” presented at May 2016’s MIDWest joint ACAC conference in Minneapolis and November 2016’s Minnesota ACAC College Counseling Institute. Special thanks to Jessica Forniash (Randolph School-Huntsville, Ala., formerly Vanderbilt University), Kelly Woodward (Creighton University), and Nora Main (Macalester College), who contributed to those sessions and whose insights were incorporated into this article.
Naviance by Hobsons will be attending the COBIS Annual Conference in London this year for the first time.
The American Council on Education’s (ACE) Center for Policy Research and Strategy (CPRS), with support from Hobsons, released a report that examines the impact of factors such as dual enrollment, academic performance and testing, financial aid, and campus engagement on successful upward transfer rates for community college students.
NSI 2017 pre-conference courses are organized into categories geared toward beginner and advanced Naviance users. Check out our guide so you can decide which courses are right for you!
Here are four ways that AchieveWORKS can enhance your counseling programs and improve student performance.