DAY 1 Wednesday, February 15, 2017
9 a.m.–4 p.m.
10 a.m.–NoonAP Capstone and Beyond: Skills-Based Knowledge and Service Learning in AP
This session will present new information about how the AP Capstone program and the new AP with WE Service learning modules are influencing the admissions and enrollment narrative.Connecting Students to Opportunity: College Advising Tips, Tools, Resources
Join this interactive session to learn about best practice strategies in college advising.What Big Change Looks Like: High School Graduates in the South Through 2032
This session will highlight the recent data on the changing demographics in the South and consider what they mean for students in the future.
3:30–4:30 p.m.Institutional Methodology: What it is, Why It's Used, and How It Supports Mission
Case studies will be used to explain the differences between Institutional Methodology and Federal Methodology so participants will gain a greater understanding of both why and how institutions use IM.Instruction Alignment and Partnership Formation for AP Capstone
Because AP Capstone Seminar and Research require students to research diverse subjects, administrators and teachers need to form strong horizontal and vertical cross-curricular alignment teams to create sound instructional units.Search vs. Search: What Every Admission Director Needs to Know
In this session, we’ll review all of the synergies between student searches and search engine marketing.The Changing Landscape of Competitive Public University Admission
This session will address many of the changes in competitive public university admission.Ways to Foster Culturally Responsive Teaching
Engaging students in a culturally responsive way enhances student learning by providing a safe environment to learn and grow and a platform where all cultures are respected and honor rather than marginalized.
DAY 2 Thursday, February 16, 2017
7 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
9–10 a.m.Blended Learning Gives Students Access to Great Teachers & Personalization
High schools are using blended, personalized learning to give more students access to great teachers, increasing equity, and instructional excellence.Incorporating Student Voice to Grow your AP Program
A discussion of easy to implement district and school level initiatives focused on improving your AP program.Outreach to the New SAT Student: What You Should Know
This session will focus on additional information contained in the new SAT and how to use it in your outreach to students.SAT Suite Reporting Made Easy: Find Just What You Need and Use It Efficiently
This session is designed to make life easier for counselors as they access and use data from the SAT Suite of Assessments’ enhanced online reports.The Role of Mentoring in the Career of an AP Teacher
In this session, we’ll explore the benefits of peer-to-peer professional development using the AP Mentoring program as a case study.Trends in College Prices, Financial Aid, Student Debt, and Payoff
This session will focus on the latest findings from Trends in College Pricing 2016 and Trends in Student Aid 2016.
10:15–11:15 a.m.An Insider’s Guide to Service Learning and GAP Experiences
This session will provide an overview of the AP with WE Pilot program and share examples about how AP students are engaged in innovative models of service learning that are now embedded in 6 AP subjects.AP Insight: A Strategic Focus to Build AP Course Mastery
Learn how to help more students attain college success with AP Insight.Middle School: Where Aspirations and Opportunity Meet
This session presents effective middle school programs and resources that clear the path to high school, college, and career readiness.Professional Development Opportunities for Emerging Higher Education Professionals
This session will feature panelists, who are either Enrollment Leadership Academy alumni or current participants in the program. Forum attendees will learn more about the benefits of Enrollment Leadership Academy, so they can identify others who would be strong candidates in the future.Sustaining our Ethical Moorings in the World of Early FAFSA
This session will explore the hoped-for outcomes of the early FAFSA and prior-prior year data in the context of counseling, admission and financial aid policy decisions.
11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
1:45–2:45 p.m.How the College Scorecard Is Influencing Student Choices
This session is about the College Scorecard, an interactive tool that provides clear information about U.S. college options.Academic Assembly
Academic Assembly MeetingSAT Subject Tests for STEM: Exploring Opportunities for Minority Students
This session provides information on how SAT Subject Tests can help students interested in STEM majors demonstrate their skills to colleges.The School Counselor Toolkit: Assessments, Scores and Reporting
In this interactive session, school counselors will learn about the benefits and resources found within the online scoring portal for the SAT Suite of Assessments.
3:15–4:15 p.m.Authentic Career Exploration Drives Better Student Planning
Learn about the tools that students can access with Roadtrip Nation, the research behind the platform, and the connection with more effective course selection.College Scholarship Service Assembly
College Scholarship Service AssemblyInfusing Khan Academy in a weekly High School Schedule
Educators will be exposed to a very simple way to provide a consistent SAT prep program utilizing Khan Academy in a way that can be infused in most any high school scheduleSpringBoard: A 6-12 English Language Arts and Math Solution for Academic Success
SpringBoard: A 6-12 English Language Arts and Math Solution for Academic SuccessThe AP Program: Changes, Developments, and Updates
In this session, AP Program leaders will provide detailed information on program changes and updates.
4:30–5:30 p.m.Collaboration and Opportunity: Enhancing Student Success in AP and CLEP
This session is about the Orange County Public Schools' CLEP Prep program and their collaboration with the College Board.Developing a Culture of Readiness
The Florida Partnership for Minority and Underrepresented Student Achievement will discuss using data to customize professional development to address the needs of unique districts and schools.Eye on Washington: The Outlook for Higher Education Post-Election
Session participants will review the latest news about the new administration and will consider possible repercussions of the 2016 election.Guidance & Admission Assembly
Guidance & Admission AssemblyIncreasing Underrepresented Students in STEM
This session presents strategies for engaging underrepresented students in STEM classes, with a focus on the AP Computer Science Principles course.
DAY 3 Friday, February 17, 2017
7 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
8 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
9:30–10:30 a.m.AP and Higher Education-High School Partnerships
Improving students' access and success in higher education starts well before they set foot on a college campus.Predicting the Future: Early FAFSA and Prior-Prior Year
These twin strands of change will shift the landscape of college admission and financial aid and affect student behaviors and expenditures.Research to Practice: Achieving Diversity and Inclusion Post Fisher II
This session will review the Supreme Court's recent Fisher v. University of Texas decision and identify important takeaways for institutions of higher education.Trading Places: School Counselor as Financial Aid Officer
If you were a financial aid officer, how would you choose which students should receive your limited need-based aid dollars?
10:45–11:45 a.m.The College Admissions Panel
A panel of college admissions officers and will host an open forum to discuss issues in college admissions and financial aid. Participants will leave this professional development opportunity with a better understanding of the key issues in college admissions and enrollment process.