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Our Counselor Webinar Series offers free professional development throughout the school year and is designed to help counselors support students in their college-going journey. Learn best practices from counseling colleagues in the field, professionals from Higher Education, and College Board officials.

Our Webinars:

  • Provide free Continuing Education Units. Webinars are approximately 1 hour in length allowing you to earn 0.1 continuing education units (CEUs). For more information about continuing education units, click here.
  • Are recorded and available for on-demand viewing after their live broadcast for your convenience.
  • Provide downloads of the PowerPoint presentations and a wealth of resources.

On-Demand

Title and Description Date/Time

Helping Middle School Students Begin their College Exploration Journey

The college exploration journey begins well before students enter high school. Students, families, and educators are starting these conversations as early as elementary school. What do middle school students need to know about college? What steps can they take now to make sure they are on the right path to college readiness? Join this session to hear how the 2020 ASCA School Counselor of the Year, Laura Ross, is helping her middle school students begin their college exploration process.

May 6, 1 p.m. ET
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Helping Middle School Students Begin their College Exploration Journey

taking place on May 6 at , 1:00 pm ET

Student Search Service: Connecting Students and Colleges

Student Search Service® provides students with information from colleges and scholarship programs about majors, campus life, and ways to make college more affordable. Over 1,500 institutions utilize Student Search Service in their recruiting efforts. Join this session to hear how higher ed professionals use Student Search Service to identify potential students and how it allows students to “raise their hands” to let colleges know of their interest.

Oct 7, 1 p.m. ET
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Student Search Service: Connecting Students and Colleges

taking place on Oct 7 at , 1:00 pm ET

Principal–School Counselor Toolkit: Focus on Equity and Communication

Principals and school counselors provide the energy and support for student learning and growth in any school. The newly updated Principal–School Counselor Toolkit is a responsive resource that acknowledges and celebrates the positive impact of the collaboration of principals and school counselors in school communities. In this webinar, the team that came together to update and enhance the toolkit will share information about the updates, including a focus on equity, and will go deep on one of the most important aspects of the principal–school counselor relationship: Communication.

Oct 12, 1 p.m. ET
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Principal–School Counselor Toolkit: Focus on Equity and Communication

taking place on Oct 12 at , 1:00 pm ET

CSS Profile Update for Counselors

Join us to hear how College Board is doubling the number of students who complete CSS Profile™ for free, and learn how to help your students complete their application. Attendees will leave with tips and helpful resources regarding fee waivers, divorced and separated parents, independent and noncitizen students, and more.

Oct 19, 1 p.m. ET
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CSS Profile Update for Counselors

taking place on Oct 19 at , 1:00 pm ET

2021-22 AP Office Hours for Counselors – Part 1

With the 2021-22 school year underway, join us for AP Office Hours where participants will hear about updates to the AP program, and have the opportunity to ask questions from program leaders. The majority of time will be dedicated to answering your questions about the AP program, and exam registration and ordering. We strongly encourage questions to be submitted in advance at this link.

Nov 3, 1 p.m. ET
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2021-22 AP Office Hours for Counselors – Part 1

taking place on Nov 3 at , 1:00 pm ET

The 2021 PSAT/NMSQT Score Report: A Pathway to Success

Educator access to 2021 PSAT/NMSQT® online score reports begins in November, followed by student access in December. Join this informative session to examine the purpose, benefits, and opportunities for students on the path to college and career. School counselors will also learn helpful insights and best practices to support academic advising and student success. 

Nov 30, 1 p.m. ET
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The 2021 PSAT/NMSQT Score Report: A Pathway to Success

taking place on Nov 30 at , 1:00 pm ET

A Unifying Focus: Equity as Bedrock in the Principal-School Counselor Relationship

Principals’ and school counselors’ relationships can be established and built through a shared and fundamental commitment to equity. The Principal-School Counselor Toolkit was developed with equity as the foundation of the work of principals and school counselors. Join our webinar as authors and practitioners discuss the importance of commitment to equity, and share the tools and resources available in the toolkit to help assess equitable practices and areas for growth in the school community.

Dec 7, 1 p.m. ET
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A Unifying Focus: Equity as Bedrock in the Principal-School Counselor Relationship

taking place on Dec 7 at , 1:00 pm ET

College Board Opportunity Scholarship Updates for Counselors

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships provide a simple guide to help students earn scholarship money for completing key actions in the college application process. Join us to learn about the program updates for the Class of 2023.

Dec 9, 1 p.m. ET
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College Board Opportunity Scholarship Updates for Counselors

taking place on Dec 9 at , 1:00 pm ET

January

Title and Description Date/Time

Counselor’s Guide to the AP Capstone Diploma Program

Learn how the AP Capstone Diploma™ Program attracts a greater diversity of students by developing the critical thinking, research, collaboration, time management, and presentation skills they need for college-level work. Hear from school and district staff and counselors about the fundamentals of offering these courses for their students, and how to best position these courses within students’ schedules.

Jan 11, Noon ET
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Counselor’s Guide to the AP Capstone Diploma Program

taking place on Jan 11 at , 12:00 pm ET

Counselor’s Guide to AP Computer Science Principles

Learn how AP Computer Science Principles attracts a greater diversity of students by focusing on creative problem solving and real-world applications to better prepare them for college and career. Hear from school and district staff and counselors about the specifics of providing these courses for their students and the critical role of the counselor in engaging students in the world of computing and technology.

Jan 19, 1 p.m. ET
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Counselor’s Guide to AP Computer Science Principles

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Counselor’s Guide to AP Computer Science Principles

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