College Knowledge: Start Now – 2016 USHE Conference for School Administrators and Counselors

For the eighth consecutive year, the Utah System of Higher Education hosted its annual statewide conference for secondary school administrators and counselors ushe-conf-2016last Thursday at the Salt Palace Convention Center with approximately 700 attendees. This year’s theme was “College Knowledge: Start Now” focusing on resources and strategies to better support school counselors and administrators in guiding and advising students on preparing for college.

This year’s conference featured breakout sessions highlighting key issues of college readiness. Breakout sessions included:

The featured keynote speaker was Dr. David Conley, Director, Education Policy Research Center, University of Oregon, who spoke about his research on college preparedness and how schools can help to better implement college preparedness when guiding their students.


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