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5 days ago The school profile can help a college admission officer, among other stakeholders, “decode” information about a secondary school quickly and easily. Explore best practices for developing and understanding school profiles. School Profiles - Member Examples.

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3 days ago School Profiles. In response to a motion at the 2017 Assembly, NACAC has collected publicly-available links to more than 1,200 member secondary school profiles. This online resource is intended to help secondary schools to create or improve school profiles, using examples from their NACAC peers. In addition, colleges and universities can ...

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4 days ago High School Visit Policies: Fall 2021 With so many schools closed or otherwise disrupted, it's a challenge for counselors to provide students, especially seniors, with transcripts, guidance, and other services needed to finalize college plans.

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5 days ago often via the school profile, is a critical, if underutilized, step for secondary schools to take. NACAC first made recommendations on best practices for school profiles in its 1977 “Guidelines for Designing a School Profile” publication, prepared jointly with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).

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3 days ago High School Visit Policies: Fall 2021. Typically, the summer is when college admission offices plan their fall visit schedules. This year, however, there's great uncertainty about which high schools will allow visits by college representatives and which COVID restrictions will still be in place. As a service to the field, NACAC asked secondary ...

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1 week ago Verification of High School Completion. Under Higher Education Act regulations (effective July 1, 2011), institutions are required to develop and follow procedures for evaluation of the validity of a student’s high school completion if the institution or the Department of Education has reason to believe that the high school diploma is not ...

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6 days ago The Elementary School modules were created with the assistance of ASCA School Counselor of the Year Finalists, Rebecca Lallier and Samantha Vidal. Step by Step: College Awareness and Planning: Download for free. Download Elementary School (Grades K-5) Download Middle School (Grades 6-8) Download Early High School (Grade 9-Semester 1 of Grade 11)

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2 days ago Middle schoolers are the right age to have these substantive conversations. School counselors are talking about higher ed, community college, military, technical schools, apprenticeships, and other kinds of training. Students are being educated that some kind of education beyond high school is necessary in order to get a job and support themselves.

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1 week ago Middle School Bingo—an ice breaker to get conversations started Materials: Pencils Instructions: 1. Print and copy a bingo card for each player. 2. Players circulate to find group members who match descriptions in the bingo squares. 3. When a match is found, the player writes the name of the individual in the square.

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2 days ago Guidance in the later years of high school can put students on a successful path to college attainment and graduation. At this stage, a counselor’s role should include: n Encouraging students to assess where they are in their college search and application process,

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4 days ago School Counselors and School Safety According to a national survey conducted by NACAC, school counselors overwhelmingly oppose efforts to arm educators as a response to gun violence in schools. Nearly three-quarters of 2,251 counselors who responded were either “somewhat opposed” or “strongly opposed” to policies that seek to arm ...

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4 days ago The school profile can help a college admission officer, among other stakeholders, “decode” information about a secondary school quickly and easily. Explore best practices for developing and understanding school profiles.

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4 days ago The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) compiled this report to provide a glimpse at the 10-year trends in student-to-counselor ratios from 2004-05 to 2014-15, the latest school years for which data is available. The data was downloaded from the National Center for Education Statistics’ (NCES) …

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1 week ago And how your high school’s temporary curriculum or grading changes may impact athletic eligibility? Representatives from the NCAA will be joining us to discuss alternative review standards, updated to include the 2021-2022 academic year, for course completion and pass/fail grades. They will also review the resources available to assist ...

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5 days ago school counseling needs, they can mask substantial differences in student-to-counselor ratios within states. The school district-level analysis presented in this report highlights these important differences. The unequal access to school counselors across states and districts exists along with other disparities in resource

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1 week ago beginning overseas study at the secondary school level and earlier . As student demand for cross-border education grows, so, too, does the desire to welcome these globally mobile students, among prospective host schools and governments alike . Many schools are initiating international student outreach activity for the first time in their history .

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1 week ago The transition from high school to college is filled with challenge, opportunity, and decisions. The process of selecting, applying to, and gaining admission to college can be difficult and confusing, but it has its rewards—if you work at it.

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1 week ago 3. The extent to which ILP requirements contribute to high school students’ college/career readiness and successful transition to postsecondary education and work To answer these questions, NACAC oversaw a review of state websites (Chapter 1) and surveyed a random sample of school personnel at public high schools in all 50

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4 days ago Director of Enrollment Management, UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture. Co-leader of NACAC’s Visual Arts SIG. What drew you to the world of college admission? I majored in fine art at UCLA and when I was a sophomore my academic counselor signed me up to work the phone banks for admitted students, "because you like talking to everybody."

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2 days ago The mission of the Private School Counselors Special Interest Group is to support the work and aspirations of college counseling professionals working with private school students and families. Read More Prospective Student Athlete Advocacy SIG. The Prospective Student Athlete Advocacy SIG supports efforts to protect the rights and interests of ...

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4 days ago The American School in London (UK) Mark Sklarow IECA (VA) NACAC Staff liaisons: Lindsay Addington Director, Global Engagement David Hawkins Executive Director, Educational Content & Policy The task force would like to acknowledge and thank Jill Cook at the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) for reviewing the report with an eye toward

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5 days ago school counselors’ efforts to help students focus on academic, career and social/emotional development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. ASCA provides professional development, publications and other resources, research and advocacy to school counselors around the globe.

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1 week ago • 2012: 50% of students began their college career at a 2 year school (ACT) • 2014: 14% of students attended college full time and lived on campus (ACT) • Significant increase in part time, commuter, and transfer students Generation Z and the …

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1 week ago as pre-school that reinforced that college was an option for them on a daily basis –“Before I even went to school, I decided I wanted to be a teacher” (Elizabeth, î ì í). •Once students reach you in high school, try to discover their existing knowledge about postsecondary opportunities

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4 days ago NACAC supports the following efforts to help all students graduate high school college- and career-ready: • Alignment of high school curricula with widely-accepted college- and career ready standards • Expansion of course offerings that enable students to earn college credits, such as AP or IB courses • Creation or enhancement of high school/college dual enrollment partnerships

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1 week ago The 2020 report is the result of a years’ worth of discussion and deliberation among an expert group of NACAC members who formed our Task Force on Standardized Admission Testing for International and US Students. The report examines the inequities associated with standardized testing for college-bound students and calls for solutions that can ...

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3 days ago Statistically, women dominate the school counseling and admission fields. Nationwide, there were three female school counselors for every male in 2012, according to the College Board. The total number of women school counselors added up to 78 percent. Women made up 79 percent of middle school counselors and 77 percent of high school counselors.

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5 days ago Frank Luisi. Advisor for NCAA College-Bound Student Athletes. Oceanside High School (NY) What drew you to the world of college counseling and working with college-bound student athletes? I have worked for over 39 years as a high school English teacher and football coach. In that time as a teacher and coach, I worked with all my players to help ...

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1 week ago NACAC School Counselor Professional Development Day. Jefferson County (KY) – Bellarmine University. Alice L. Robertson, School Counselor. Chantilly High …

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3 days ago high school attended, race/ ethnicity, and state or county of residence as either moderately or considerably important. College Counseling in Secondary Schools Access to college information and counseling in school is a significant benefit to students in the college application process. For many students, particularly those in public schools ...

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1 week ago Kaila Brown. Associate Director of College Counseling. Marist School (GA) What drew you to the world of college admission counseling? As a student at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania, I had the opportunity to volunteer as a college coach for a student at a local West Philadelphia high school.

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1 week ago Adapted from The College Board’s National Office of School Counselor Advocacy (2010) •Collected data indicates the goal of 50% was not met. •However, several levels of intervention indicate movement toward 50%. •Institutionalization of the successful levels will begin to foster

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1 week ago school after receiving an eligibility decision or signing for a scholarship (conference limitations may be at play) Do not need to be on a coach recruit list to get an eligibility decision if coming straight from high school to college Use this as a recruiting advantage –students stand out to coaches when proactive about their

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5 days ago Best Practices in High School Focus on FAFSA completion! FAFSA Week –see www.naehcy.org Inform unaccompanied youth of college options as soon as they are identified as homeless Make sure high school counselors know about the FAFSA policies for UHY Arrange for students to visit local colleges and universities

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6 days ago Jan 03, 2022  · The National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC) has assisted students in their pursuit of postsecondary education for over 80 years. Part of this mission has involved connecting high school students with admissions advisors from hundreds of institutions through college fairs hosted across the United States and Canada.

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1 week ago NACAC Creates School Profile Resource. School profiles are an important tool in the college admission process. They allow secondary schools to highlight the things that make them unique while helping college admission professionals better understand each school’s student body and academic offerings. And thanks to NACAC, counselors now have a ...

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2 days ago “High School Longitudinal Study” to develop an understanding of student pathways to college and careers. According to the Depart-ment’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), [t]he High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09) is a nationally representative, longitudinal study of more than 21,000

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1 week ago The ability of public school counselors to assist students is limited due to several factors, including: High student to counselor ratios. In 2014-15, the average student caseload nationally was 482, with some states surpassing an average of 600 students per counselor (US Department of Education, 2016).

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1 day ago education or training after high school (e.g., certificate program, two-year college, four-year institution, etc.). Ask the class to point out at least two jobs they see on the handout that were mentioned in the book. Have a brief discussion about the …

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6 days ago Collaborates with campus partners, such as school-based enrollment staff and other enrollment-related teams, as it pertains to transfer recruitment initiatives. Develops orientation and retention efforts for transfer students. Assists in planning and executing a shared admissions budget for programs, events, etc. Analyzes the effectiveness of ...

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1 week ago Guidance in the later years of high school can put students on a successful path to college attainment and gradu-ation. At this stage, a school counselor’s role should include the following: • Encouraging students to assess where they are in their …

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1 week ago Source: Thelin, 2011. Reading files & transcribing a narrative H.S. Graduates Increase and More Apps per Student Technology •Almost exclusively reserved for the elite class, sons of wealthy merchants •Students applied to local schools associated with their faith or community •Admissions based on the completion of specific subjects Colonial Era - 1800

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3 days ago High school graduates, employers, and professors all agree that there is a need for more rigorous curriculum. In 2005, thirty-nine percent of recent high school graduates, whether in college or the workforce, reported that there were gaps in their high school preparation. Similarly, employers estimated

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1 day ago High school transcripts should be sent once high school graduation date is posted (now) Official transcripts are required from all post-secondary institutions a student has attended (College registrars can send through an NAIA Portal account, snail mail, or approved e-vendors of Parchment, National Student Clearinghouse or e-Scrip-Safe)

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