K-16 June Institute – College Access and Success

Posted by PHENND on April 2, 2018

Each year, PHENND’s K-16 Partnerships Network hosts a day long convening about university, school, and community partnerships. This year’s theme will be “College Access and Success.” The institute will be a day of planning, reflection, and sharing of information on partnerships that support students to and through college. Coffee will be provided in the morning, lunch at midday and ice cream in the late afternoon.

Register here: https://tinyurl.com/K16Institute2018

Date: June 1, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location: School District of Philadelphia, 440 N. Broad Street, 2nd Floor Auditorium and rooms 1179, 1182, and 1072

9:00 Registration / Breakfast / Welcome – 2nd Floor Auditorium

9:30 Morning Speakers:

  • Noe Ortega, Deputy Secretary Higher Education at Pennsylvania Department of Education
  • Keynote Speaker Dr. Donald Generals, President of the Community College of Philadelphia
  • Sean Vereen, PhD, President, Steppingstone Scholars, Inc.

11:45 Small Group Lunchtime Discussions

  • College to career pathways
  • College access for returning students
  • Student advising
  • STEM and college readiness
  • FAFSA completion
  • College Success in the Freshmen Year
  • Enhanced College Visits
  • College Readiness in OST

12:45 Workshop Session I: College Readiness and Access – Rooms 1072, 1179, and 1182

  • Acompañándote: Accompanying Youth in their Development as Scholars and Changemakers
  • When What Parents Know is Not Enough: How to Prepare Families for the Ever-Changing Game of College Access
  • Student Leadership and Involvement in College Readiness
  • Incorporating Postsecondary Bridging Practices into Traditionally Non-Academic Settings

2:15 Workshop Session II: Transitioning to College and College Success – Rooms 1072, 1179, and 1182

  • Equipping Low-Income Students with the Mindset, Skills, and Knowledge to Successfully Transition and Matriculate into College
  • An Examination of Single Stop’s Impact on the Academic Achievement of students at the Community College of Philadelphia
  • Fostering the Future: Making College a Reality for Philadelphia Foster Youth

3:45 Lindy Award Celebration and Ice Cream Social – Honoring the Julia de Burgos K-8 – Villanova University Computer Science Collaboration

Register here: https://tinyurl.com/K16Institute2018

The K-16 June Institute is supported by a generous gift from the Lindy Family.

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