Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable Conference

Posted on August 05, 2013

Please join the Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable for its 5th Professional Conference entitled – “Building on 20 Years: Continuing Courageous Conversations Toward 2025”.    Acknowledging the goal that has gained significant national traction; to increase quality college attainment to 60% by 2025 (Lumina Foundation), this year’s conference has been developed with multiple audiences in mind.  The college access and success practitioner, leaders and influencers of policy to practice, and advocates who ensure the availability of the services and resources to succeed through to college completion, will all find this conference beneficial to their work and professional development.

Tracks of Advancement
The conference will have four thematic areas designed for college access and success experts:

  • Advocacy and Policy Impacting Practice
  • Getting It Done – Promising Practices for College Access and Success
  • College Access and Success 101 – What a New Professional Needs to Know and
  • Black Male Achievement in the College Access and Success Pipeline

Career Enhancement for College Access and Success Professionals
Conference attendees will have an opportunity to update and/or strengthen their professional online image. Designated areas of the conference will be accessible for attendees to design or further develop their “Linkedin” site, the world’s largest professional network with 225 million members in over 200 countries and territories around the globe and an “About.Me” site, a web-based tool that helps, even the novice Internet user, to have a stylish and unique presence.

Charter Membership to the Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable
The Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable for the past 20 years has served as a “network” of over 2,000 individuals providing professional development, resources and mentoring in the college access and success industry.  In the 20th year of the network’s existence,  an exciting new  “membership” initiative  will be made available. Attendees of both days of the conference will receive a “Charter Membership” to the Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable.

Speakers of Influence
Confirmed Speakers – Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA 2nd District), Dr. Chuck Williams, PhD, Stoneleigh Fellow and Professor at Drexel University, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, PhD, academic, journalist, author, activist, and television personality, Dr. Laura Perna, a national expert on College Access and Success, Sara Melnick of the National College Access Network and Joaqium Hamilton, National President, IMPACT. Invited – David Johns, Exec. Dir., White House Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans.

More Event Details

  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast, lunch and materials are included with the registration fee
  • Space is limited, register early to reserve your seat

Registration and Payment Options

Registration cost – full 2 days – $50.00, single day cost – $30.00

Registration can be found at http://pcprconference2013.eventbrite.com/.

To Registration and pay via credit card – Click on the Green Registration button
To register and pay later and/or on-site – Under the the Green Registration button click on the words “Show Other Payment Options”.

Sponsorship
There are numerous ways to support the conference.  Please review the sponsorship packet including exhibitor registration founded at http://goo.gl/PzN3x.  Benefits to exhibiting are 1) having an information table during the conference, an ad in the conference booklet and logo placement on the PCPR website, 2) registration as a conference attendee and 3) a year’s membership to PCPR.

Included as part of the sponsorship packet is Exhibitor Registration.  Exhibitors are also conference attendees. Exhibitors can be any person or organization that provides outreach and resources to College Access and Success support (K-16) personnel.

Join the Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable, “We Invest In Professionals Who Invest In Student Achievement.”


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