The 2016 conference, College Knowledge: Start Now, will be held on Thursday, September 22, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. David T. Conley, Founder of EdImagine and Director of Center for Educational Policy Research at the University of Oregon, will be the keynote speaker.
Over 800 attendees are expected to attend this free, one-day conference, including elementary, junior high, and high school counselors and administrators from around the state, as well as higher education access, outreach and admissions personnel. The conference will feature multiple workshops for attendees to choose from, focusing on the best practices for college preparation and success, as well as additional information on the application and admissions process.
Workshop topics include:
- Creating a college-going culture in junior high school
- Student success in college-level math
- Regents’ Scholarship 101
- College readiness through CTE pathways
- FAFSA intervention strategies