College and Career Readiness Advisor Workshop

October 31, 2019, 9:00 – 4:00
The Sagamore Resort – Bolton Landing, NY



For 28 years, CFES Brilliant Pathways has been a preeminent force in the college and career readiness space, helping over 100,000 underserved youth succeed in college and the workplace, and is offering College and Career Readiness Advisor Workshops taking place prior to the CFES Brilliant Pathways National Conference.

Participants who attend either the novice or advanced daylong workshop on October 31 and four conference sessions on November 1- 2 will receive either a Level 1 or Level 2 College & Career Readiness Professional Development Certificate, issued by CFES Brilliant Pathways.

Faculty for the Novice and Advanced workshops include corporate and higher education leaders, as well as nationally recognized college and career readiness experts.

Novice

This session is designed for College & Career Readiness Advisors who have two years of experience or less. This workshop will focus on building foundational skills and knowledge:

  • Defining college and career readiness and the qualities of an excellent CCR advisor

  • Creating a college-career readiness culture

  • Understanding the CCR building blocks

  • Exploring career trends—which jobs are going/coming and what training and skill will be required to ensure job readiness

  • Building partnerships that will move your students down the CCR pathway

  • Engaging families in the CCR process

  • Ensuring that families & students understand how to pay for college

Level 1 College & Career Readiness Professional Development Certificate

Advanced

This session is designed for College & Career Readiness Advisors who have two years of experience or more. This workshop will include case studies and focus on these areas:

  • Ensuring that you have the knowledge and skills to be a highly-effective CCR advisor

  • Exploring trends and changes in the CCR landscape

  • Using data to optimize CCR decisions

  • Adjusting your strategies to fit your population

  • Building high-impact partnerships with businesses and colleges

  • Integrating Essential Skills to build readiness and success

  • Leveraging financial literacy

Level 2 College & Career Readiness Professional Development Certificate

Space is limited for this professional development opportunity – register early to ensure your spot. The cost of $1,050 per participant includes registration for the CFES Brilliant Pathways National Conference, November 1-2 at The Sagamore Resort, Bolton Landing, NY.

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