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  • 10/20/2020 11:00 AM EDT
  • 10/20/2020 2:45 PM EDT
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NACAC Virtual Conference: October

Date: Oct. 20
Time: 11-2:45 P.M. E.T.

October event:  $50 members/$100 non-members
Full package: $399 - includes monthly events October 2020 through June 2021 PLUS September recordings $399

* Special teacher rate of $25 is available for the October event.  Contact kfland@nacacnet.org to get a passcode.


11:00 am ET - 12:15 pm ET - Opening Main Stage

This Moment in Time: How This Year’s Application Process Can Start Reshaping Our Future for the Better
This panel will discuss changes in the admission process during this admission cycle, and engage in a panel discussion about how college admission counseling professionals can take this opportunity to enact change to improve equity outcomes for the transition from secondary to postsecondary education. 
Rick Clark, Georgia Tech
Delorean (DJ) Menifee, Susquehanna University (PA)
Todd Rinehart, University of Denver (CO) and NACAC President

Tevera Stith, KIPP (DC)
Moderated by: Angel B. Pérez, NACAC

12:30 pm ET - 1:30 pm ET - Breakout Sessions

Shaping the Future, Together: Preparing Students for College and Career
How are K-12 schools preparing every student for success in a changing world? Join this session to hear from school leaders who are innovating to ensure that each student thrives, no matter where learning is taking place. Learn effective strategies to: connect students with equitable and holistic support from anywhere; equip students with the tools and connections needed for post-secondary success; and streamline processes to manage relationships with students, staff, community partners and more.
Kara Chiono, Salesforce.org
Theress Pidick, Denver Public Schools (CO)

NACAC Research: Strategic Data Analytics in College Admission Offices - Findings and Discussion
Learn all about the findings from a joint research report from NACAC and Salesforce, Strategic Data Analytics in College Admission Offices
David Burge, George Mason University
Katharine Johnson Suski, Iowa State University

1:45 pm ET - 2:45 pm ET - Closing Main Stage

Writing and Assessing Letters of Recommendation
Hear from a distinguished panel of secondary and postsecondary leaders about writing, reading and reviewing letters of recomendation in the college application process.
Derek DuBose, University of Denver
Michelle Rasich, Rowland Hall
Calvin Wise, Johns Hopkins University