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.AP Reader and Endorsed Presenter Opportunities: Panel Discussion
Discover how to become an AP reader and endorsed presenter in order to contribute to the broader AP community.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.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.What Are We Doing? What Could We Be Doing? Apoyando al estudiante Latinx
What are we doing to support our Latinx students? Are we supporting their decisions to consider higher education? What else could or should we be doing?
10–11 a.m.Roundtable: 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.Reinvigorating the College Community to Welcome and Address Increasing Diversity
This session will provide guidelines on how to reinvigorate your campus community to welcome and establish ongoing support for minority students.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.“Lo Barato Sale Caro”: Changing the Narrative Around College Costs
Inspired by el dicho “lo barato sale caro,” we taught families to see college costs as long-term investments instead of short-term threats.
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
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.Cultivating Aspirations, Evaluating Impact
This session will equip organizations with a program design to cultivate student aspirations and agency, while instituting measures of effectiveness.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.Navigating Financial Aid in the Admission and Recruitment Process
Navigating Financial Aid in the Admission and Recruitment ProcessP-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.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.Equity and Access for Student Success
This session identifies and shares instructional strategies that address equity and access issues by incorporating the diversity of students’ experiences.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 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 Latina/o 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.Recruitment: Creating a Welcoming Environment for Latino College Students
Latino students are the second largest ethnic group at Texas Woman's University; learn about the different processes we have implemented to help first-generation Latino students and their families.
4–5 p.m.Roundtable: The Real Scandal: Outpricing Ourselves
This roundtable will seek answers to the continued increase in tuition and fees, and the rise in student debt by presenting ideas related to keeping college affordable.
DAY 3 Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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.AP for All Initiative: Expanding Access to AP for Latino Students
This session will present the positive impact on Latino students resulting from the New York City Department of Education's AP for All initiative.Changing Trajectories for Latino Students: Community In and Students Up
Examine an innovative program to engage Latino students by bringing the community into their school and eliminating enrollment gaps in advanced courses.Empowering Underrepresented Students with the SAT Suite of Assessments
This session will focus on using the SAT Suite of Assessments and Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy to support students' academic growth and ownership of learning.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.
8:45–9:45 a.m.Roundtable: #ITooBelong—The Necessity of Building a Sense of Belonging on Campus
Join members of the ACCEPT group as they share strategies for supporting first-generation students of color in building a sense of belonging while navigating their first year of college.
10–10:15 a.m.Spotlight: A Clearer Path for Your Students: Introducing the College Board Opportunity Scholarships
Learn about the College Board Opportunity Scholarships, a new scholarship program that guides students through the college planning process and offers them a chance to earn money for college.
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.Subject Tests for STEM: Exploring Opportunities for Minority Applicants
In this session we’ll explore the benefits of majoring in STEM for minority applicants and how SAT Subject Tests can assist in the admission process.Unrecognized Assets: Latinx Parents and College Financial Aid
This session will share the experiences of Latinx parents with college financial aid planning and the cultural assets used to help their student.Using AP to Recruit and Retain in the World Languages
This session will present early language study as a pipeline for students who are invested in and prepared for collegiate programs.