DAY 1 Monday, April 8, 2019
DAY 2 Tuesday, April 9, 2019
7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
10–11 a.m.A Call to Action: Improving College Readiness for Latino Students
This session presents new analyses of SAT and PSAT-related assessments and best practices to improve outcomes, followed by Q&A.Best Practices for Creating a College and Career Culture
This session offers an overview of several concepts and best practices including the Harkness table method, grit and growth mindset, self-inquiry, and college and career exploration.College Access Through Parent University
Learn how one district uses family engagement to teach parents about college readiness and college access.Connecting Latino Students to Scholarships
Representatives from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, TheDream.US, and Jack Kent Cooke Foundation will outline their partnership with the College Board.Noche Universitaria: Navigating the College Process in Spanish
A review of some unique considerations for Spanish-speaking families and ways to support them through all aspects of the college process.Raising Expectations: SAT Suite of Assessments for All Students
Latino superintendents of Texas school districts will share how the SAT Suite of Assessments has increased college readiness and success.Teaching in Today’s Political Climate: Educating, Caring, and Resisting
An Academic Dean and her students will share resources to support undocumented students (socially, emotionally, and academically) and resist xenophobic threats in today’s political climate.
10–11 a.m.Latinx Students at Predominantly White Institutions
Join this roundtable discussion to share and explore how to welcome Latinx students and their families to your campus community.
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.All In On AP Computer Science Principles: ¡Sí, lo hicimos!
In this session we’ll share how Antelope Valley Union High School District grew its AP Computer Science Principles course and the impact it has had on our Latino students.Apoyando El Sueño: Success for Latino College Students
This session will describe how we work to recruit, retain, and graduate Latino students at the University at Albany, SUNY.Creating Pathways to Latino Leadership in Higher Education
This session will explore how institutions can foster more Latino participation in senior-level higher education administration.Engaging Athletic Coaches in College Planning and Preparation
Learn about a College Board partnership to mobilize coaches in service of college planning and preparation.Equity for Latinx Students through Educational Autobiographies
Learn how educational autobiographies empower Latinx students to advocate for their education, discuss systems of oppression, and build community.Long-Term English Learners Can Excel!
Attend this session to learn how Los Angeles Unified School District is helping long-term English learners excel.Strategies for School Counselors to Better Support Undocumented Students
Supporting undocumented students and families is a critical issue for school counselors across the country; this session explores the topic in the context of school counselors’ work experiences.
2:45–3:45 p.m.Adelante: Strategies to Increase Latino College Applications in One Year
District representatives and college partners will share a strategic advising plan and best practices to increase college applications and acceptances.Building a Successful Pre-AP Program
Join us to learn about the College Board’s newly launched Pre-AP Program and hear from partner schools about their successful implementations.Colegio a Carrera: Peer Mentoring Dreamers for Career Engagement
Trying to connect Dreamers or first-generation students to career development? Learn how a peer mentoring program addresses this need.Connecting Latinos and Undocumented Students to ESL and Support Networks
The session will show how the City University of New York Welcome Center connects Latinos to ESL programs and resources for undocumented students.Ethnic Studies Innovation: Initiating Culturally Relevant Pedagogy
Learn strategies to initiate Ethnic Studies with all stakeholders to engage and validate student self-discovery and cultural proficiency.P-20 Initiatives on a Budget
Find ways to build partnerships and increase college access without increasing the budget.Social Anchoring for Academic Success
This session will focus on high-impact academic programs for Hispanic students.
4–5 p.m.Creating a Welcoming Environment for Latino College Students
Latino students are the second largest ethnic group at Texas Woman's College; learn about the different processes we have implemented to help first-generation Latino students and their families.DREAM Zone Network
The DREAM Zone network was established to educate our campus community and connect our undocumented students to on- and off-campus resources.Establishing and Scaling Early College High School for Latinos
The early college expansion at Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD gives students a strong foundation to help them succeed.IMPACT: Preparando a Latino Undergraduate Students Through Service-Learning
Project MALES, a mentoring program at the University of Texas at Austin, is improving undergraduate educational outcomes through the IMPACT service-learning course.LULAC: Changing the Game Through Student Empowerment and Leadership
In this session we’ll identify ways the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) can help achieve equity, fairness, and justice for all students.Making College Possible: Strategies for Latino Students
This session is for K–12 educators interested in learning best practices for working with Latino students and their families to make college possible.New Resources and Supports for AP Teachers, Students, and Coordinators
Learn about the new teacher and student supports that will become part of the AP Program beginning fall 2019.
DAY 3 Wednesday, April 10, 2019
7:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
8 a.m.–1 p.m.
8:45–9:45 a.m.!La Familia Va a la Universidad! Engaging Parents on the Way to College
Looking for ways to get and keep Latinx parents connected to the college journey? Join us for a lively, practice-based conversation.Closing the Educational Gap: Opening a Dual Language High School
In this session we’ll consider a proposed dual language school for Latin American and Caribbean studies in New York City.Improving the Odds: A Student Support Model for College Readiness
Discover a student support model to help Latino high school students succeed on the PSAT/NMSQT and SAT and successfully apply to colleges.Ranger Ready: Empowering First Year Community College Students
San Antonio College created the #RangerReady campaign to motivate and engage students who are unsure about their academic future.Supporting Students Displaced by Disaster
Learn how Colonial High School pioneered an unprecedented response to aid in the support of hundreds of students who fled Hurricane Maria.Supporting Undocumented Students at a Public University
This session presents the work of a group established to advocate for the interests of undocumented students after the 2016 election.
10:45–11:45 a.m.Ciencias, tecnologia, ingeniería y matemáticas: Latinx Involvement in STEM
This session will focus on how students can start developing their STEM interests to be prepared for the college application process.Empowering Students: Exploring Effective Communication with VoiceThread
Multimedia tools like VoiceThread can empower and engage students in academic debate and turn students into scholars.English Language Learners Score Big with GOAL!
This session examines a grassroots initiative from North Texas that inspires ELL students to believe in continued education.Equipping First Generation Latino Students for Success in Higher Education
Participants in this session will learn how they can implement programming at their institutions to further support first-generation Latino students.Latino Youth in Rural Communities
In this session we’ll consider barriers facing Latino students from rural communities and share experiences recruiting in California’s central valley.Passing the Baton of Success: A Success Coaching Model
Attend this session to learn how academic coaches can facilitate the gradual release of responsibility model (GRR), shifting the responsibility for learning from the teacher to the learner.