Driving Postsecondary Attainment for All

Posted by National College Access Network on May 16, 2016

Registration Now Open!

Where does the college access and success field go to get inspired, network, and build their professional knowledge? Join 1,000 individuals committed to equitable higher education outcomes at the 2016 NCAN National Conference, Driving Postsecondary Attainment for All. We’ll explore themes including effective student support, advocacy, financial aid, and talent pipelines.

The conference will take place September 19-21, 2016, in Detroit, MI, at the Marriott at the Renaissance Center. We’ve lined up some great speakers, workshops, networking and professional development opportunities. Learn more and register today.


Join us in the Motor City for these confirmed speakers and events:

  • Jaime Casap, Chief Education Evangelist from Google, who will speak about technology, education and innovation.
  • Tonya Allen, President and CEO of the Skillman Foundation, who will talk about Detroit’s efforts to increase educational attainment.
  • Michael Middleton, Interim President of the University of Missouri System, who will address equity and access in higher education.
  • More than 70 workshops presented by a diverse group of college access/success organizations from around the country.
  • Leadership sessions specifically geared to the top executives of our constituent organizations.
  • A new fast-paced session format designed to promote thought-provoking discussion and sharing.
  • Intensive pre-conference workshops on fundraising, advocacy, career success, and FAFSA completion.

Additional speakers and events will be announced as they are confirmed.

Ready to register? Head to our conference web page. We expect our hotel block to sell out, so reserve your hotel room once you complete registration.

Registration rates are the same as last year — $595 member early/$695 member starting August 26; $695 non-member early/$795 non-member starting August 26. Group discounts are available; see the conference website for details.


Please note that each registrant will need his or her own login and password. If you require assistance, please contact ncan@collegeaccess.org.

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