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Monday, March 04, 2013

NOSCA's Spring 2013 Webinars

NOSCA's Spring 2013 Webinars
Learn new strategies for college and career readiness counseling.

Please join the College Board Advocacy & Policy Center's National Office for School Counselor Advocacy (NOSCA) as we kick off our spring webinars. These 60-minute, content-packed webinars provide participants with the information, knowledge and skills to ensure that all students — especially underrepresented student populations — are college and career ready.

The Math Mystique: Changing the Expectations for Underrepresented Students to Pursue STEM Fields
Thursday, March 21, 2013, 1–2 p.m. EDT
Learn about the strategies the College Board is using to increase the number of traditionally underrepresented minority and female high school students in Advanced Placement® courses in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines. Then learn how to create a mathematics culture at your school that reaches out to teachers, parents and students.

Jennifer Dunn, Director, NOSCA, The College Board
Ted Gardella, Executive Director, AP Strategy, The College Board

Strategic and Savvy: School Counselor Action Steps for Equitable College and Career Readiness Outcomes
Wednesday, April 25, 2013, 1–2 p.m. EDT
This webinar will highlight NOSCA's School Counselor Strategic Planning Tool to give school counselors concrete strategies to focus on their students' college and career readiness outcomes. Aligned to school improvement plans, strategic planning is an effective way for school counselors to be strong leaders in building a college-going culture in their schools.

Vivian Lee, Senior Director, NOSCA, The College Board

Please share this information with your colleagues.

For more professional development, join us in the Big Easy for Destination Equity 2013, our sixth annual conference, April 12–13, 2013, at the New Orleans Marriott in the heart of the French Quarter.

We appreciate your support.

Patricia Martin
Assistant Vice President
National Office for School Counselor Advocacy (NOSCA)
The College Board

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