Collier County Superintendent Honored as 2017 Lavan Dukes District Leader of the Year

At a meeting of the State Board of Education, Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart today named Collier County Superintendent Dr. Kamela Patton the 2017 Lavan Dukes District Data Leader of the Year.

The Impact of Earning an Associate Degree Prior to Transfer on Bachelor’s Degree Completion

Distinguished Panel of Researchers and Education Leaders to Present Report Findings at the American Council on Education’s 100th Annual Meeting

Study Links Use of Naviance with Increased College Application Rates

The average number of times a student logs into Naviance is a stronger predictor of applying to college than a student's socioeconomic status, according to Journal of College Access study

The Pulse: Howard Bell on Starfish

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Howard Bell of Hobsons about Starfish Enterprise Success Platform, the company's student success platform.

Starfish Enterprise Platform Adds View into Community Data

A new capability in the company's Starfish Enterprise Success Platform will allow Starfish users to browse interventions from other colleges or universities, helping generate new ideas for their own student success efforts.

What Are My Chances? High Schoolers, Scattergrams And The College Admissions Process

Admissions scattergrams are tools used by college counselors to plot students’ relative chances of college acceptance based on GPA and test scores. Naviance, the popular college admissions software used by millions of high schoolers throughout the US, is the primary supplier of these tools. Though Naviance scattergrams are one of the most common tools that high school counselors use to help demystify the “what are my chances” part of the application process, they should be used mindfully. Here are a few important things to keep in mind in order to make the most of this tool:

Ann Arbor Public Schools Selects Naviance to Increase College and Career Readiness for All Students

With comprehensive Naviance platform, high-achieving district looks to improve access for first-generation and underserved students

Hobsons Launches Community Intervention Sharing to Help HE Institutions Achieve 100% Goal Attainment

Platform Allows Institutions to Explore, Define, and Share Student Support Programs with a Common Framework

Counselors Rely on Software that helps with Career Planning

Several local high schools -- and even middle schools -- are taking advantage of a new digital career planning program that helps students map their future. Last month, the Pittsburgh Public School District was the latest to adopt Naviance, an electronic platform that helps students plan their lives beyond high school.

AASA, Hobsons Announce National Scholarship Competition

Superintendents to Award Scholarships to Students Demonstrating Key Indicators of College Readiness


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