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    A-G Presents: College Access Spring PD Series 2024

Welcome, Logistics and Keynote

Guest speaker- John Dixon, Director of School & District Partnerships, National Ed Equity Lab

1A: Intentional Programming for Success

How can schools program for student success and persistence? Explore systems and practices to strengthen master scheduling practices to improve student outcomes.

1B: Supporting Student Athletes: NCAA & NAIA

What must counselors know in order to guide students aspiring to play varsity sports? Learn about timelines, eligibility and requirements for these two college athletics governing bodies.

2A: What’s Working: FAFSA & CADAA Updates

Want the latest updates on “Better FAFSA”? Join this session for a deep dive into workarounds and resources for your students’ financial aid completion.

2B: Data Systems: PLTs, TES, A-G, & Focus

Got questions about data sources and monitoring methods? Gain understanding of the various ways that data can be tracked and applied in support of your school’s college-going culture.

1A: EGI for the Win

Dive into Equitable Grading and Instruction! Our EGI Coordinators will explain the principles of non-traditional practices, highlight their implementation in schools, and share the positive impact on students’ learning experiences.

1B: Making a Major Choice: Do's and Dont's

How can we effectively support students’ preparation for careers after college? Join our guests from USC admissions to learn about the importance of selecting a major that matches with current interests and future aspirations.

2A: Really? Are We Still Giving the PSAT and SAT? Yes! Learn Why!

Want the latest updates on why testing matters? Join the Study Smart Tutors team to learn about the importance of SAT and ACT in college admissions and beyond.

2B: A Peek Inside the World of Private School Admissions

Got questions about the private schools landscape? Our guest from LMU admissions will build understanding of holistic review, institutional priorities, timelines, and how students can prepare for competitive applications.

Special Guest- College Essay Guy

Ethan Sawyer, College Essay Guy, shares writing resources to support college essay writing and narrative development.

Session 1A: Everfi

How can we effectively support students to learn financial literacy skills and to make informed decisions? Join our guest speaker from Everfi to learn more about a free resource already available in Schoology.

Session 1B: Summer Melt and Transitions

Want to help students thrive in their freshman year? Jameia McDuffie from LMU will equip you with tools to support your students to combat “summer melt” and make a strong transition to college.

Session 2A: CSAC- Webgrants, Data Reports and More

Got FAFSA questions? If you answered yes, join Jon and Traci from CSAC for a roundup of FAFSA, CADAA, Webgrants, and support for Mixed Status families.

Session 2B: A-G Basics and Validation

LAUSD has grown our “D” area science classes and pathways from under 10 to over 60! Learn from TES how you can program students to meet both UC and CSU requirements to avoid any gaps for eligibility.

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    February 22: College and Career Ready


     

    Welcome, Logistics and Keynote

    Guest speaker- John Dixon, Director of School & District Partnerships, National Ed Equity Lab

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    1A: Intentional Programming for Success

    How can schools program for student success and persistence? Explore systems and practices to strengthen master scheduling practices to improve student outcomes.

    equity lab

     

    1B: Supporting Student Athletes: NCAA & NAIA

    What must counselors know in order to guide students aspiring to play varsity sports? Learn about timelines, eligibility and requirements for these two college athletics governing bodies.

    equity lab

     

    2A: What’s Working: FAFSA & CADAA Updates

    Want the latest updates on “Better FAFSA”? Join this session for a deep dive into workarounds and resources for your students’ financial aid completion.

    equity lab

     

    2B: Data Systems: PLTs, TES, A-G, & Focus

    Got questions about data sources and monitoring methods? Gain understanding of the various ways that data can be tracked and applied in support of your school’s college-going culture.

    equity lab

     

  • March 21: Course Pathways & Partners for Success


     

    1A: EGI for the Win

    Dive into Equitable Grading and Instruction! Our EGI Coordinators will explain the principles of non-traditional practices, highlight their implementation in schools, and share the positive impact on students’ learning experiences.

    equity lab

     

    1B: Making a Major Choice: Do's and Dont's

    How can we effectively support students’ preparation for careers after college? Join our guests from USC admissions to learn about the importance of selecting a major that matches with current interests and future aspirations.

    equity lab

     

    2A: Really? Are We Still Giving the PSAT and SAT? Yes! Learn Why!

    Want the latest updates on why testing matters? Join the Study Smart Tutors team to learn about the importance of SAT and ACT in college admissions and beyond.

     

    2B: A Peek Inside the World of Private School Admissions

    Got questions about the private schools landscape? Our guest from LMU admissions will build understanding of holistic review, institutional priorities, timelines, and how students can prepare for competitive applications.

     

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    April 18: Financial Aid & Summer Melt


     

    Special Guest- College Essay Guy

    Ethan Sawyer, College Essay Guy, shares writing resources to support college essay writing and narrative development.

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    Session 1A: Everfi

    How can we effectively support students to learn financial literacy skills and to make informed decisions? Join our guest speaker from Everfi to learn more about a free resource already available in Schoology.

     

    Session 1B: Summer Melt and Transitions

    Want to help students thrive in their freshman year? Jameia McDuffie from LMU will equip you with tools to support your students to combat “summer melt” and make a strong transition to college.

     

    Session 2A: CSAC- Webgrants, Data Reports and More

    Got FAFSA questions? If you answered yes, join Jon and Traci from CSAC for a roundup of FAFSA, CADAA, Webgrants, and support for Mixed Status families.

    equity lab

     

    Session 2B: A-G Basics and Validation

    LAUSD has grown our “D” area science classes and pathways from under 10 to over 60! Learn from TES how you can program students to meet both UC and CSU requirements to avoid any gaps for eligibility.

    equity lab