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Transitioning to the Reimagined Course Planner

The new Course Planner is designed based on the collective feedback of dozens of clients across multiple states and will improve the overall experience within Naviance for districts, counselors, and students. Check out our on-demand webinar to learn more about the new reimagined Naviance Course Planner.

How Chicago Put Summer Melt on Ice Webinar

Join us for our on-demand webinar where CPS leaders share how they decreased the melt rate by 20%, leading to 1,000 more students enrolling in college.

Using Data to Inform CCLR Decisions Webinar

Join us for a discussion where we examine the importance of data-based decisions in education, how to analyze college outcomes at the school and district level, and identify the activities that positively impact the desired student outcomes.

Expanding College and Career Readiness: Introducing the CCLR Framework Webinar

Join Carol Lopez, Ed.S, Supervisor of College and Career Readiness at Broward County Public Schools and Dr. Kim Oppelt, Director of Research at Hobsons to learn how the new CCLR Framework provides a foundational blueprint for district-wide readiness.

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Shifting Demographics & Insights from the Naviance Class of 2018

The Naviance Class of 2018 includes more than one million students - in this session, we cover insights and demographics gleaned from this student population.

Taking a gap year in your education

A New Roadmap For Student Success

Today’s students need a new roadmap for navigating the many pathways in life—from managing the middle to high school transition and creating a post-graduation plan to exploring and preparing for a meaningful career.

Naviance Insights: Telling the Story Behind Your Data - July 10

In this short summer webinar, you’ll learn how Naviance Insights can help you tell the story behind your data. Naviance Insights is a series of dashboards that help you understand and analyze your college outcomes, enabling you to build a college readiness strategy on proven results.

Naviance Insights: Telling the Story Behind Your Data - June 26

In this short summer webinar, you’ll learn how Naviance Insights can help you tell the story behind your data. Naviance Insights is a series of dashboards that help you understand and analyze your college outcomes, enabling you to build a college readiness strategy on proven results.

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Make Learning Personal by Setting a Plan for Success - Ladder of Hope Webinar Series - Step 4

Join us for our five part webinar series around The Ladder of Hope, where we will discuss the five ways you can increase underserved student engagement. In Step 4 of the webinar series, you’ll learn how to assist students create personalized four-year plans and best practices on providing personalized instruction to a diverse student group.

Naviance Insights: Telling the Story Behind Your Data - June 14

In this short summer webinar, you’ll learn how Naviance Insights can help you tell the story behind your data. Naviance Insights is a series of dashboards that help you understand and analyze your college outcomes, enabling you to build a college readiness strategy on proven results.

Helping Students Utilize Their Support Networks - Ladder of Hope Webinar Series - Step 3

In Step 3 of the webinar series, you’ll learn how to assist students utilize their support networks.

Start Early to Build on Aspirations of Middle Schoolers - Ladder of Hope Webinar Series - Step 2

Join us for our five part webinar series around The Ladder of Hope, where we will discuss the 5 ways you can increase underserved student engagement. Stay tuned each week for the next webinar. In this webinar, we will share why it’s important to start early and best practices to engage middle schoolers.

How to Foster Engagement and Hope in Underserved Students - Ladder of Hope Webinar Series - Step 1

Join us for our five part webinar series around The Ladder of Hope, where we will discuss the 5 ways you can increase underserved student engagement. Stay tuned each week for the next webinar. To accommodate your schedule, each webinar will last 10-15 minutes and is available to download at your convenience!

Starting Early: Working with Underserved Middle School Students

Learn how schools and districts are starting early to prepare underserved students for a future built around their strengths and interests.

Superintendents’ Perspectives on College and Career Readiness: Results of a Nationwide Study

What do superintendents believe are the largest roadblock students encounter in applying to college? What challenges do students encounter when trying to find a meaningful career? Superintendents share their perspectives on the challenges and opportunities related to preparing students for life after high school.

To Lunch or Not to Lunch - Perspectives on College Admission Travel

Ever wondered about the legions of college admissions counselors who visit your high school every year? What is life like on the road? How many schools are they visiting? And what makes for a ‘good’ visit to your school?

Getting to the Finish Line: Predictors of Postsecondary Credential Attainment

The American Council on Education’s Center for Policy Research and Strategy (CPRS), in partnership with Hobsons, recently released the second study in its series exploring the outcomes of community college students. This webinar shares key findings and implications for practice.

Improving the Odds of Successful Upward Transfer

The American Council on Education (ACE) and Hobsons recently completed the first of three studies to predict how, when, and why community college students transfer to four-year colleges and universities. In this webinar, researchers from ACE's Center for Policy Research and Strategy (CPRS) will discuss the report findings and key predictors of upward transfer for students who enroll in community college directly after high school.

RepVisits – Taking the Pain Out of Visit Scheduling (May 18)

Scheduling visits to high schools can be a time-consuming process for both school counselors and admission counselors. That’s why Erica White, former school counselor and now a Product Manager at Hobsons, created RepVisits in 2015. RepVisits brings high schools and college admission counselors together on one website to schedule appointments and organize college fairs.

RepVisits – Taking the Pain Out of Visit Scheduling

Scheduling visits to high schools can be a time-consuming process for both school counselors and admission counselors. That’s why Erica White, former school counselor and now a Product Manager at Hobsons, created RepVisits in 2015. RepVisits brings high schools and college admission counselors together on one website to schedule appointments and organize college fairs.

Naviance: What’s New and Notable for 2016-17

In this webinar, you’ll learn what’s new in Naviance for the 2016-17 school year. You’ll also receive a preview of what’s on the horizon.

California College Readiness Block Grants

The upcoming release of $200 million dollar in block grants for college and career readiness by the California Department of Education signals a growing focus on preparing California students for life after high school and long-term success. Join a panel of educators and experts for a timely Webinar to better understand the opportunities and the implications of the grants.

K-12 and Community College Partnerships for Access, Readiness, and Success

With an increasing focus on dual enrollment and college access, K-12 institutions and community colleges have put an emphasis on working together to provide the best experience for students. Join Dr. Mary Rittling and Dr. David Schuler as they discuss partnerships developed in their communities to increase access to community college, prepare students to be college-ready, and to foster student success in high school, college, and beyond.

Naviance eDocs & The Common Application: Updates for 2016-17

We’ve made a few changes to the way Naviance eDocs and The Common Application work together, including several requested enhancements. Learn more in this pre-recorded webinar.

Dual Enrollment: A Strategy for Career Readiness Webinar

AASA, The School Superintendents Association, has partnered with Hobsons to explore ways to support better educational decision-making at each point in the learning lifecycle. Recently, Hobsons conducted a survey with AASA to assess the current state of dual enrollment in US high schools to develop a better understanding on the perceived benefits of such programs and whether they can be an effective indicator for diagnosing student readiness for college. Join us for a free webinar where Dr. David R. Schuler, President of AASA, and Dr. Ellen Wagner, Hobsons’ Vice President of Research, will share results of that survey, and discuss leveraging dual enrollment for accelerating college completion and enhancing career readiness for students.

Leveraging Career Key to Energize Students AND Meet Standards

As all counselors know, career discovery and planning is a multi-dimensional process to which students respond differently. Combining results from tools available through Naviance, Career Key and Strengths Explorer, gives students a richer view into careers that satisfy their interests, match their personality and emphasize their strengths and talents.

How to Personalize ASCA Competencies

ASCA's Mindsets and Behaviors competencies are excellent benchmarks to ensure student success in academics, careers, and social/emotional pursuits, but can be a lot for counselors and educators to take on. Learn how AchieveWORKS can personalize the ASCA competencies for students. AchieveWORKS assessments can make learning personalized by identifying focus areas so that students take ownership of the competencies they need most.

What’s New With Naviance 2015

Join us for a look at the changes and enhancements to Naviance in the past 12 months! We’ve introduced new features and improved usability to help students and school staff with course planning, application processing, test preparation, and more. You will also get a preview of what’s on the horizon for Naviance.

Knowing, Applying, and Implementing Your Strengths and the Strengths of Your Students

Join Gallup’s advanced consultant JerLene Mosley as she shares data and best practices about strength-based development for school educators, staff and students. Strengths development accelerates engagement; learn more about how “doing what we do best” means better days for everyone.

Demystifying Student Data Privacy for K-12

At Hobsons, we know how important it is for you to know how technology providers handle your students’ data. From educational apps used in the classroom to data management platforms that house your records, you need products that protect student data privacy in a way that complies with federal, state and district requirements, and you want to feel confident that you understand each vendors’ practices.

Both Sides of the Desk: Connecting Students & Colleges Through Naviance

Join a discussion with Chelette Stephenson, Director of College Counseling and Alumni Programs at YesPrep Public Schools on common workflow and best practices within Naviance. Learn how counselors work with students on college search and fit, submit documents, and communicate with stakeholders throughout the college planning process. Also find out how colleges are expanding their reach to students through Naviance and Hobsons tools.

From Paper to Digital: Maximizing and Improving Your Student Service Program

Schools and districts across the U.S. create service goals and track service hours with x2VOL through Naviance. The Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders service program has helped students realize the importance of service beyond high school. In this webinar, participants will learn about:

One Year with Naviance Curriculum

Watch this webinar and hear the experiences and real stories of counselors and principals who have implemented Naviance Curriculum in the 2014-15 school year.

How Game-Based Learning Leads to Test Prep Success

You've heard the claims about game-based learning - but does it actually lead to increased student learning? Join us as we discuss how Naviance Test Prep utilizes game-based learning to reward and engage students preparing for ACT®, SAT®, and AP exams®. This webinar will

FERPA Basics in One Hour

Every year, millions of high school students encounter FERPA for the first time. For school counselors and college staff alike, it can be a confusing and somewhat daunting task to advise and educate students on this law and its implications. Likewise, FERPA impacts secondary and post-secondary operations, and staff members need a basic understanding of the requirements to do their jobs properly.

State Requirements and Counseling Practices Related to ILPs

In Fall 2015, Hobsons and NACAC conducted a study of the use of individualized learning plans (ILPs) in public secondary schools to attempt to answer key questions about their use and effectiveness. Hear from Melissa Clinedinst, Associate Director of Research at NACAC, will explain the research questions and results in detail, and Jennifer Landy, School Counselor at Wayzata High School (Plymouth, MN), will share how her school has used Naviance to implement new Minnesota ILP requirements.

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