October 29 - October 31
Hilton Portland Downtown
"GEAR UP West is a collaborative regional conference for college access practitioners from the western states of the US."
"This year’s conference will draw over 350 participants from ten western states: AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA, & WY. Attendees include GEAR UP and other college access program staff, evaluators, higher education professionals, and middle and high school teachers, counselors, and administrators. All those working to help low-income and underrepresented students prepare for and succeed in college are welcome to attend."
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Where | Phoenix, AZ
When | October 29 - November 1
"AACRAO's Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) Conference is recognized as the foremost provider of practical solutions, promising practices, training, research, and guidelines for enrollment management practitioners looking to maximize student success, improve operational efficiency, and enhance the financial well-being of their institution.
The SEM Conference brings together a comprehensive lineup of experts, researchers, and practitioners—who showcase both the core concepts that are the foundation of SEM, as well as new and best practices. There is no better time to navigate the changing landscape and position yourself to maximize your students' and institution's success."
2017 Educators' Conference
"NACAC created the Emerging Admission Professionals (EAP) initiative for those with 0-3 years of experience in college admission. EAP engages admission professionals through educational sessions and networking opportunities with seasoned professionals from NACAC and its local affiliates."
"Educational sessions take place in conjunction with National College Fairs in the spring and fall and are free to attend."
">Registration is now open for fall EAP programs."
Information Source | https://www.nacacnet.org/professional-development/emerging-admission-professonals/
"For 40 years, the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) has produced Knocking at the College Door, projections of high school graduates. Widely used by policymakers, enrollment managers, college counselors, K-12 educators, researchers, and the media, this 9th edition of Knocking projects by state and race/ethnicity through the class of 2032."
Those who attended the Summer Conference might remember the keynote presentation on data and projections for Montana high school graduates! Learn more about Montana projections in this publication, by visiting www.knocking.wiche.edu.
Information Source | www.knocking.wiche.edu
2016 Road Warriors Survey Report
Hobson's To Lunch, or Not To Lunch is a survey of 224 admissions counselors on their perspective of life on the road. Road warriors from all over the country provided their insights on high school visits, lunch room visits, interactions with high school counselors and students, as well as travel habits throughout the season. Admissions professionals also provided advice for school counselors to ensure that students have the best experience when meeting with college representatives.
Want to learn more about the 2016 Road Warriors Survey? Complete the form here to access the full report. If you would like to participate in our 2017 survey, click here.
Information Source | https://www.hobsons.com/resources/entry/white-paper-2016-road-warrior-survey-report-to-lunch-or-not-to-lunch
Southeast Idaho College Fair
Skyline High School, Idaho Falls
Wed., October 18th, 2017
5:00 - 8:00PM
High school counselors from across the area will host the Southeast Idaho College fair.
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The following excerpt is pasted from outofstatecollegefairs.org/about:
The California Out-Of-State College Fairs is "a dedicated team of Southern California educators committed to presenting a variety of college options to high school students. College fairs focus on public and private out-of-state colleges and universities, W.U.E. institutions and international universities."
California Out-of-State and International College Fairs is unique in several important ways:
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