Call for Workshops: College Success Matters Conference

Posted by Philadelphia College Prep Roundtable on July 11, 2016

Join us for the 8th Annual PCPR conference Continuing Courageous Conversions entitled, “College Success Matters.”

Planned conference highlights, workshop topics, registration, presenter, exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities are below.

“College and Career Success: Overcoming Obstacles and Making a Difference” Plenary

Panelists Include:

  • Jamira Burley – Senior Campaigner, Gun Violence, Criminal Justice and Human Rights at Amnesty International USA
  • Edward Smith-Lewis – Director, Career Pathways Initiative at UNCF
  • Christopher Gray – Founder/CEO, Scholly
  • Moderated by Julian Thompson – Authorizing Quality Manager, Charter Schools Office, School District of Philadelphia

“College Student Voice – Our Current Experience” Plenary
Moderated by Helen Gym – Philadelphia City Council Woman-At-Large

Conference Workshops Include (but not limited to):

• Academic Readiness (Conference Pillar)
• The Role of HBCU’s (Conference Pillar)
• School to Work Readiness (Conference Pillar)
• New Financial Aid Process – Prior, Prior Year
• New SAT Process – After the First Year
• Resiliency and Grit
• Building a Network of Professional Access and Success Providers
• Issues Affecting Student College Completion and Success

You’re invited to present on any of the above topics or any other topic of interest which is beneficial to our college access and success network. Deadline for “Call for Presenters” is Friday, July 15, 2016.

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