Join a live presentation from two district leaders who have achieved dramatic results in helping first-generation college-going students transition to college.
We are excited to once again announce that the nominations process for our annual Education Advances Awards is open to schools and districts across the nation and world. We have a stellar panel of judges this year, all who are eager to review the innovative work that is taking place in college and career readiness. Our judges have been active in the field of education and college and career readiness and are dedicated to student success. We would like to thank them for their dedication in helping to recognize those who are putting students at the center of the conversation and helping them to succeed in elementary, middle, high school, and beyond.
Wes Moore, Sara Goldrick-Rab to Keynote Blended K-12, Higher Education Conference
Ever wondered about the legions of college admissions counselors who visit your high school every year? What is life like on the road? How many schools are they visiting? And what makes for a ‘good’ visit to your school?
Chicago Public Schools (IL) has increased 2- and 4-year college enrollment by 26% and more than tripled scholarship dollars received using Naviance across the district. Through real-time tracking, they have provided tailored interventions to students ensuring that they are not only creating a post-high school plan, but succeeding every step of the way.
Join us as we highlight best practices from schools and districts who are showing measurable increases in FAFSA submissions and who are taking innovative approaches to working with students and families to decrease barriers to get students to college.
Naviance is evolving in four key areas that will help more students reach their long-term goals.
For the past year AASA has been privileged to work with superintendents from around the country on our Redefining Ready campaign, an attempt to redefine what we mean by being college and career ready. School districts from around the country are supporting the effort as are many education associations like Phi Delta Kappa, The Consortium for School Networking and the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
Join Dr. Dave Schuler, superintendent of High School District 214, as he discusses the value of fostering future-ready students as a district-wide initiative, including creating buy-in at the district and school leadership levels, instilling milestones for students to measure readiness success, and measuring effectiveness of outcomes beyond high school graduation.
Edmonds School District (WA) recently implemented a pilot program for first-generation middle schools. By focusing on college and career readiness at an early age, Edmunds aims to put all students on an even playing field beginning in early high school.