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Monday, August 13 • 10:00am - 11:15am
Improving School Climate By Creating a College Going Culture LIMITED

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This session will highlight key factors present in schools with strong college-going cultures, how to nurture and develop those factors, and how to improve the overall school climate for students to support their postsecondary aspirations. Participants will learn best practices in creating a college-going culture through the use of visible spaces within schools, developing strategies for and evaluations of their school-wide culture, examining academic inclusiveness and equity, and engaging families and community in supporting a college-going culture. The session includes frameworks developed and utilized by the Iowa and West Virginia Gear Up programs, the College Board, and the National School Climate Center.

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David Ford

Future Ready Coordinator, Mississippi Bend AEA
David Ford serves as Director of AEA PREP (Postsecondary Readiness & Equity Partnership) and as Future Ready Coordinator at Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency. His experience also includes serving as a district counseling coordinator, a school counselor, and an instructor in various... Read More →

Monday August 13, 2018 10:00am - 11:15am CDT
107 730 3rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA