Why do you do what you do? Answering that question and telling our own stories to connect with students from preschool through grad school is key to improving our education system and helping more students complete college, find meaningful employment, and achieve their life goals, Freeman A. Hrabowski III told attendees this week at the Hobsons University users conference.
Predictive analytics have been used in a wide variety of settings, including higher education, to manage finances, inventory, operations, assets and resources. Increasingly, higher educational institutions are turning to business intelligence tools and techniques for enrollment management and student recruitment.
I am pleased to announce that the University of North Carolina (UNC) System is becoming part of the PAR family. The UNC system joins PAR as part of the state’s ongoing plan to increase the number of people with postsecondary experience and credentials by 2025.
High school students, their parents, and K-12 school counselors spend a lot of time and energy exploring where students should go to college. But best-selling education author Jeffrey J. Selingo says how they go to college is much more important in determining their success in the workplace and in life.
Hobsons is pleased to recognize Flagstaff High School, of Flagstaff, Arizona, as the Naviance College and Career Readiness winner in the 2016 Hobsons Education Advances Awards. Stephen M. Smith, President of Advising and Admissions at Hobsons and co-founder of Naviance, announced the winner on the final day of the Naviance Summer Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona. Their award included $2,500.00 to promote the school’s college and career readiness efforts.
Redefining Success for Our Children: Madeline Levine Engages with NSI 2016 Participants
High school students in Dysart Unified School District in Maricopa County, Arizona, will use Naviance by Hobsons to work with their school counselors to identify their strengths, plan academic coursework, determine future career goals, and discover best-fit colleges. Students will also use Naviance to manage their Education and Career Action Plan (ECAP) process.
The Naviance Summer Institute 2016 is off to an exciting start, drawing more than 600 attendees to beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona. After a day of pre-conference courses and a poolside networking event, Naviance co-founder and Hobsons’ President of Advising and Admissions Solutions, Stephen M. Smith, welcomed NSI attendees and thanked them for their devotion to helping students prepare for life after high school.
School counseling and education are getting more and more attention from influential technology companies. From startups to the Google mothership, companies are reallocating their funds to support our efforts. This is wonderful news because innovative tools are becoming available to educators to support us helping students.
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