Counselor's Corner




Free College Board Workshops for Counselors



Free Local and Online Counselor Workshops

The College Board Counselor Workshops provide school counselors with the information they need to help students prepare for college and career success. The 2015 College Board Counselor Workshops will include:

  • Important information on the redesigned assessments
  • Other College Board program updates
  • Valuable networking opportunities

Participants will also receive:




Online Workshops

With the help of expert educational professionals, we are hosting a series of webinars that provide counselors with timely and pertinent information on how to support students’ college readiness and future aspirations.

This series also is a prime source to get updates and information on the SAT Suite of Assessments and the Official SAT Practice.

EARN CONTINUATION EDUCATION CREDIT (CEU) AS YOU INCREASE YOUR SKILLS

The College Board has been approved as an authorized provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), and will offer IACET CEUs for its online professional webinars. To receive CEU credit each webinar participant must complete the webinar registration, attend the entire event for which they registered and show mastery of the online session’s learning outcomes.




College Board Overview


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What's New for 2015-16 (.pdf/1.79MB)
All the critical College Board program updates for the new school year are summarized in this brochure.

PDF Icon2015-16 Counselor Webinar Series (.pdf/3.55MB)
Continue your professional development and receive CEUs throughout the year by attending these one-hour topical webinars. Over 40 offerings provide information on a range of topics, including college admission, college financial planning, counselor leadership, the redesigned assessments, and much more.

PDF IconCollege Advising Essentials (.pdf/1.72MB)
This newly designed booklet is a collection of handouts that counselors can distribute to students as they discuss the various aspects of the college admission process. The tear-out pages make it easy to make multiple copies.

PDF IconCounselor Resource Guide to the Redesigned Assessments (.pdf/1.24MB)
This 60-page booklet for counselors provides detailed information about the new SAT Suite of Assessments. It also includes handouts for students, parents, teachers, and administrators.

PDF IconQuick Reference Guide (.pdf/486KB)
A quick reference guide to critical dates and programs from the College Board. This printer-friendly and condensed PDF puts all the test dates, fees, registration and contact information, and much more at your fingertips.

Access to Opportunity™ (A2O™)
A set of targeted initiatives designed to identify and break down barriers that prevent students — particularly low-income college-ready students — from applying to and enrolling in colleges that best fit their academic credentials and where they can succeed and thrive.

BigFuture™
FREE, comprehensive college planning website that improves the college planning process for all students.

Why Not Us?
The College Board, in partnership with Roadtrip Nation, created the compelling Why Not Us? documentary. Follow the journeys of four young people – all first in their families to go to college – as they roadtrip across the country to interview inspiring individuals who were also first in their families to pursue higher education. Counselors can download the documentary, companion discussion guide, learn about the students, and view a five-minute promotional trailer.



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