DAY 1 Saturday, February 9, 2019
3–5 p.m.College Admission: Process, Procedure and Opportunity —A Panel Discussion
Seasoned deans of admission will discuss changes in college admission.Pre-Conference: Bring the AP Capstone Diploma Program to your school
Learn about the AP Capstone Diploma Program and determine if its core classes - AP Seminar and AP Research - are a strong fit for your school.
DAY 2 Sunday, February 10, 2019
7 a.m.–4 p.m.
10–11 a.m.Real Talk: Using Empathy Interviews for School Improvement
Use empathy interviews to unlock institutional knowledge and harness teacher innovation to improve school culture and increase student achievement.What's Now, What's New, What's Coming: The SAT Suite, 2019 -2020
This session will explore the latest innovations and changes to the SAT Suite of Assessments.
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.Central Ohio Urban Districts Initiative: Eliminating the Achievement Gap
Otterbein University has increased enrollment of students of color and eliminated the achievement gap in retention rates. Learn how you can too.Eye on Washington: Looking Ahead at Federal Higher Education Policy
What's in store for higher education policy? Hear an update from our policy team.Prepare for 2019-20: Launching AP’s New Annual Process
Learn how your school can prepare for the new AP resources and supports launching in 2019-20.
2:45–3:45 p.m.Building a Successful Pre-AP Program
This session will explore the driving forces behind the development of the College Board’s new Pre-AP Program.Legal and Ethical Issues in College Admission for School Counselors
School counselors must be well-versed about the opportunities and potential liabilities in work with students and families.New Insights on the Environmental Context Dashboard and AP in admission
At this session results and best practices gleaned from over 75 institutions on their use of AP in admission will be delivered.The SAT and Khan Academy Playbook in the Chicago Public School System
Use the SAT and Khan Playbook to link College Board and Khan Academy accounts, support personalized practice on Khan, and use data from PSAT-related assessments to inform instruction.
4:15–5:15 p.m.Better Takes Practice: Engaging Athletic Coaches in College Planning and Preparation
Hear from coaches and student-athletes in Michigan who have used Official SAT Practice to better prepare for college.Enrollment Projections Xtreme: When Historical Data Do Not Apply
This session will explore how Indiana University navigated a year when historical data no longer provided a reliable basis for models.How Unusual Circumstances Affect Financial Aid Eligibility
Financial aid veterans will speak about how they respond to challenging family situations in an actively moderated roundtable discussion.The AP Program: Changes, Developments, and Updates
In this session, AP Program leaders will provide detailed information on course and exam changes and other program changes.
DAY 3 Monday, February 11, 2019
8–9 a.m.AP Networking: Creating a Community of Collaborators
Participants will learn the what, how, and why of regional networking. The focus will be on how collaboration increases enrollment and achievement.The Affordability Equation: Trends in College Prices, Aid, Debt, and Payoff
This session will provide up-to-date information on the price of college, financial aid, student debt, and the payoff of attending college.There’s a Place for Everyone: One Size Does Not Fit All
Join higher education admission and student affairs leaders to explore options and opportunities for all students.Using the SAT Suite of Assessments to Create Change
This session will highlight data from the first cohorts of students to have the opportunity to take more than one assessment in the SAT Suite.
11:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.