HSI 2019 AGENDA

The main conference will take place from Monday, July 29 through Wednesday, July 31. The conference will entail dozens of hands-on learning sessions led by our clients and Hobsons product experts.

header-agenda.jpg

HSI 2019 Tracks include:

Arming students with skills to succeed throughout life
All

College, Career and Life Readiness in Action

Nicolle Haynes, Director of School Culture and Climate/Supervisor of Counselors, Syracuse City School District
Advanced

Focusing on the Whole Student: Creating Pathways with the CCLR Framework

Frank Accetta, District Director of School Counseling, Lakeland Central School District
Advanced

Promoting Equity, Access and SEL Using the CCLR Framework

Becky Balbach, Director of Student Support Services, Everett Public Schools
Sarah Pewitt, High School & Beyond/Naviance Facilitator, Everett Public Schools
Beginner

Promoting Middle School Achievement: How to Successfully Engage Students in CCLR

Suzanne Burke, Director, CCLR, Education Foundation of Sarasota County
Sue Meckler, Director, MS Curriculum, Sarasota County Schools
Nick Termine, Middle School Advisor, Sarasota County Schools
All

SEL for All: Building a Strategic Plan for the Whole Child

Lee McDonald, Director of Counseling, Health, and Wellness, West Windsor-Plainsboro
A quick-start guide to success
Beginner

“I didn’t know we had Naviance!” How One District Took Naviance from 0-100

Erica Hartman, Director of Technology Integration, The Morris School District
Beginner

Developing Academic Pathways for Lifelong Careers

Drews Mitchell, School Counselor, Loveland High School
Beginner

Keys to a Successful Middle School Implementation

Kirsten Perry, K-12 School Counseling Specialist, Chicago Public Schools
Yvonne Hall, Manager of Postsecondary Initiatives, Chicago Public Schools
Using analytics to align to local, state, and federal mandates
Advanced

Integrating Naviance with District Goals and Metrics

Carol Alexander, Director A-G, Los Angeles Unified School District
Jesus Angulo, Director of Academic Counseling Services, Los Angeles Unified School District
Advanced

Using Alumni Tracker for Outreach and Insights

Lorraine Sroka, College and Career Advisor, Foundation Collegiate Academy
Current and future trends in student readiness
All

Framework is the Foundation: Building a Comprehensive School Counseling Program

Summer Runyan, College and Career Program Coordinator, Northridge High School
Sarah Flagg, Director of School Counseling, Elkhart Central High School
All

Let’s Make it Personal: Focusing on Financial Literacy

Marcy Reyes, Founder/Executive Director, The Financial Literacy Youth Initiative
Using Naviance to engage students, parents, and teachers
Beginner

Building a Comprehensive Career Education Program Using Naviance

Joseph Tagliaferro, Coordinator of Student Services, Abington Senior High School
All

Counseling Gifted Students Using Naviance

Michael Chamberlin, Gifted Resource Teacher, Colorado Springs School District 11
Kristin Balsick, Gifted & Talented Facilitator, Colorado Springs School District 11
Beginner

High School Expansion: Best Practices for Expanding a Naviance Implementation

Anthony Cook, Coordinator of College and Services, Osceola County
Nuts and Bolts of Naviance
All

Details coming soon ...

back up ^

Hear how students use the Naviance platform and leverage it in making decisions.
All

Naviance Deep Dive

Understand the interplay of Intersect products within the Naviance framework. This session will dive into the Naviance Student experience to gain a full understanding of how students are exploring college options and using the resources at hand for post-secondary planning. Come learn why Naviance students are well prepared and ready to engage with colleges during the college search process.

Nancy Daves, Product Manager, Intersect, Hobsons
All

Pathways to Success Through Course Redesign

Have your students struggled through 'gateway' courses like Biology, Chemistry or Calculus? As programs like Naviance have been utilized to find the right fit students, it became clear that the old model for these types of courses was no longer working. In this session, Binghamton University will review how they improved retention, graduation rates and student satisfaction as a result of course redesign.

Mariah Bubel, Director of Recruitment
Jenae Norris, Senior Associate Director of Recruitment, Binghamton University State University of New York
All

Kicking off Communication with Connections

Ever wonder exactly what it means when a student matches with your institution in Naviance? When a student opts to share their contact information, this should be kicking off a series of communications. In this session, Eric will go over what, when and how VSU communicates with their Intersect Connections.

Eric Callaway, Assistant Director of Admissions, Valdosta State University
All

Insights from Class of 2019

The Naviance Class of 2019 includes more than one million students. Using this large data set, this session will examine college application trends, migration patterns and other insights to better understand the post-secondary path for recent Naviance graduates.

Amy Reitz, General Manager, Hobsons
Enrollment challenges and competing priorities are not new to the admission office. Learn from your peers and the Hobsons’ team about ways to overcome obstacles, align strategies and improve your enrollment efforts.
All

Round Table: Solving Enrollment Challenges and Best Practices

Enrollment challenges and competing priorities are not new to the admission office. Learn from your peers and the Hobsons’ team about ways to overcome obstacles, align strategies and improve your enrollment efforts.

Melissa Meyer, Product Marketing Manager, Intersect, Hobsons
All

Evolution of Admission Practices to Accelerate Student Response Time

In this session, WCSU will demonstrate how they have continually evolved to improve their admissions process. What began as a project in 2013 to process map their enrollment issues has evolved into an ongoing project to utilize data more effectively. The latest step in the evolution is leveraging the new tool to automate Intersect inquiries

Jay Murray, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services
Jeffrey Shpunt, Manager of Digital Strategy, Western Connecticut State University
All

Teaming with College Reps to Remove Student Barriers from Application to Enrollment

High school counselors and college admission counselors have the same mission: to help students find their best post-secondary fit! This session will outline new ideas for collaborative engagement with the two groups in order to better serve our high school students and their families nationwide. We'll go far beyond your average college fair and senior parent night programs to inject new life into your community's events!

Will Brown, Senior Associate Director of Admissions
Jillian Bolak, Admission Counselor, Georgia College
All

Tuition Pricing Resets: The Pros and Cons of an Increasingly Relevant Enrollment Strategy

In this session, Dennis will review when a pricing reset does or does not make sense taking the five prominent signs into consideration for when this strategy should be used. He will show a competitive analysis and how to reposition your institution within the marketplace, focusing on how to avoid pitfalls and move in a direction of success. Five case studies will be reviewed in which pricing resets were implemented.

Dennis Kelly, Senior Vice President of Enrollment Management/Chief Enrollment Officer, Wilmington College
All

Kicking off Communication with Connections

Ever wonder exactly what it means when a student matches with your institution in Naviance? When a student opts to share their contact information, this should be kicking off a series of communications. In this session, Eric will go over what, when and how VSU communicates with their Intersect Connections.

Eric Callaway, Assistant Director of Admissions, Valdosta State University
Understand and leverage data to make informed decisions and take strategic action.
All

Diving Into Data Client Benchmarks & Analytics

Amy Reitz, GM, Intersect, Hobsons
All

Insights from Class of 2019

The Naviance Class of 2019 includes more than one million students. Using this large data set, this session will examine college application trends, migration patterns and other insights to better understand the post-secondary path for recent Naviance graduates.

Amy Reitz, General Manager, Hobsons

back up ^

Are you or your institution new to using Starfish, or looking to explore new capabilities? Learn from your colleagues at other institutions as they share practical information, implementation advice, and tips and tricks to make your life easier.
All

Details coming soon ...

An institution’s capacity to achieve its student success goals requires planning and tackling cultural change including faculty engagement, communication, and capacity-building to name a few. Learn how other institutions have approached these campus-wide issues in reaching their student success goals.
All

Details coming soon ...

This track is designed to increase your institution's data fluency, help you move from operational to strategic measures and explore ways you can turn that data into action.
All

Details coming soon ...

Learn how institutions are arming students with information and tools to empower their decision-making, and build early academic momentum as they work toward degrees and ultimately careers.
All

Details coming soon ...

back up ^


 Agenda at a glance

Monday, July 29
 
Registration
 
Tech Lab/Hobsons Lounge Open
 
Networking Time
 
Opening Ceremonies
 
Keynote Speaker
 
Welcome Reception / College Fair
Tuesday, July 30
 
Registration
 
Breakfast
 
Tech Lab/Hobsons Lounge Open
 
Student Success Thought Leader Panel
 
Rapid Fire - Product
 
Connection Break
 
Product Showcases
 
Lunch and Education Advances Awards Cermony
 
Breakout Sessions
 
Breakout Sessions
 
Breakout Sessions
Wednesday, July 31
 
Registration
 
Breakfast
 
Tech Lab/Hobsons Lounge Open
 
Keynote
 
Breakout Sessions
 
Networking Lunch
 
Breakout Sessions
 
Breakout Sessions
 
Networking in the Hobsons Lounge
 
Closing Ceremonies
Register