Hobsons Kicks Off 2019 Hobsons Summer Institute in Marco Island, FL

The Second Annual HSI conference brings together hundreds of K-12 and Higher Education Leaders to Discuss Advancements in Student Success

MARCO ISLAND, FL – July 29, 2019 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Naviance, Intersect and Starfish, today hosts the second annual Hobsons Summer Institute (HSI), the premier education conference bringing together nearly 1,000 of the top K-12 and higher education leaders from across the country. This year’s event will be held at the JW Marriott Marco Island in Marco Island, FL.

The dynamic thought leadership conference will bring attendees three days of content focusing on advancing lifetime student success and continuing to bridge the gap between K-12 and higher education.

“Hobsons is delighted to continue the positive momentum from last year’s conference by expanding the amount of insight-rich and practical programming available to our attendees at HSI this year,” said Kate Cassino, CEO of Hobsons. “I’d like to thank our HSI 2019 attendees for joining us on our mission to support all current and future students on their pathway to success.”

This year’s conference features 14 different content tracks, over 130 unique sessions led by product experts, 158 different speakers, and a college fair with 45 different representatives. HSI 2019 includes keynote speeches from John Quiñones, former ABC news anchor and host of ABC’s What Would You Do, Deon Clark, CEO of TCI Solutions and a workforce development expert who has provided talent development training to over 5,000 students.

HSI 2019 will also include the recognition ceremony for this year’s Hobsons Education Advances Awards, recognizing ten K-12 schools and higher education institutions  for their impact in student success. The winners in the categories of College, Career, and Life Readiness, Match & Fit Admission, and Student Success in Advising will receive $2,500 each to use in continuing their efforts in helping students succeed. Runners-up will each receive a donation of $1,000.

To learn more about Hobsons Summer Institute visit https://www.hobsonssummerinstitute.com/.

About Hobsons

A leader in education technology, Hobsons helps more than 15 million students to identify their strengths, explore careers, match to best-fit educational opportunities, create academic plans, and reach their education and life goals. More than 13,000 K-12 and higher education institutions partner with Hobsons and leverage our expertise and our solutions -- Naviance, Intersect, and Starfish -- to improve college and career readiness, college recruiting and admission, and higher education student success to support millions of students.

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