[CCGP Info] Higher Ed. Game Changers? The K-12 School Counselor─Free Webinar

Tuua, Momi Momi.Tuua at schools.utah.gov
Wed Oct 1 10:22:45 MDT 2014

All Professional School Counselors,
Please take the time to sign up for this webinar, “Positioning Counselors to be Game Changers in College Access,” as USOE continues to endorse professional development regarding Utah’s College and Career Readiness initiatives. Tricia Hatch, associate professor and director to School Counseling Programs, will be one of two featured presenters during the hour.  Be mindful the webinar is 2-3pm eastern time and adjust accordingly.

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Positioning Counselors to Be Game Changers in College Access

High school counselors play a big role in setting students’ sights on higher educational attainment, particularly for low-income students and students of color. Yet research has shown that counselors have been a mostly untapped, and insufficiently trained, resource in such efforts.

As states implement college- and career-ready standards and try to prepare more students for postsecondary education, some are looking to better position guidance-counseling programs to do much of the additional outreach. State-level training initiatives and university graduate programs are focusing attention on college advising in an effort to better equip these educators to help disadvantaged students pursue postsecondary options.

Underwriting for the content for this webinar has been provided by the Lumina Foundation.


Trish Hatch, associate professor & director, School Counseling Program, San Diego State University

Brandy Johnson, executive director, Michigan College Access Network

This webinar will be moderated by Caralee Adams, contributing editor, Education Week
Register now<http://e-news.edweek.org/ct/47654734:27985428072:m:1:219553446:718FFEBD953506D585FF5F709667BFD1:r> for this free live webinar.


Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, 2 to 3 p.m. ET

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