Past Webinars

Overview

Past Webinars

Recordings of past webinars, plus related SREB resources on these education topics

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Extended School Closures Webinar – Georgia

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As states across the country manage the COVID-19 global pandemic, districts and schools have been forced to rethink teaching and learning methods as they have moved to digital learning and online platforms. In this webinar, state virtual school leaders in Georgia will share resources that could be useful in other states and districts as they grapple with extended school closures.

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What Admissions Professionals Want You to Know
Advice for School Counselors and Access Advisers During COVID-19

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The sudden onset and rapid spread of the coronavirus has caused many unforeseen consequences in (and rapid changes to) the college admissions process. In this webinar, Rick Clark, director of admissions at Georgia Tech and nationally-known author, shared the most up-to-date information that school counselors need to know about virtual interviews and campus visits, May deposit deadlines, incomplete high school transcripts, entrance exam testing, financial aid appeals and more.

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Webinar Follow-Up: School Counseling From a Distance
Supporting Students During COVID-19

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Common App logo This webinar, hosted by SREB in partnership with Common Application Inc. (Common App), will build on last week’s webinar on how to provide school counseling services virtually. In this webinar, a panel of leading experts in school counseling will share their insights on how they are supporting students’ academic, college/career, and social-emotional needs when schools are closed or have moved to online instruction.

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School Counseling From a Distance
Supporting Our Students During COVID-19

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In this webinar, Brian Coleman of Chicago Public Schools and 2019 ASCA School Counselor of the Year, shared his insights on how to support students’ academic, college/career, and social-emotional needs when schools are closed or have moved to online instruction. Brian stressed the importance of having a strategy first before diving in. Important things to consider are the legal and ethical issues involved, school district policies, and what technology tools your students have access to.

Sample video. In this video, Mr. Coleman describes the Self-Assessment project for Juniors at Jones College Prep during the COVID-19 school closure.

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The Benefits of Attending an HBCU
A Webinar for School Counselors and College Access Advisers

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In this webinar, representatives of Florida A&M University and Spelman College provide a look into the unique campus culture, academic learning environment and social experiences found at historically black colleges and universities. This webinar was designed for school counselors and college access advisers who work with students of color in order to help them become more familiar with the special opportunities HBCUs provide.

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Moving Upward and Onward
Income Mobility at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

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Presenters from American Institutes of Research and Rutgers University discussed the value of historically black colleges and universities to both students and to the field of postsecondary education. Presenters provided an overview of their research on how predominantly white institutions and HBCUs impact graduates’ economic mobility.

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Federal Student Financial Aid
How to Support Students and Families Through the FAFSA Process

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To prepare students and parents to complete the FAFSA form, it is critical to understand the barriers, the support needed and the resources available to navigate the financial aid process. This webinar provided guidance on how to support students and parents in complicated family or financial circumstances, such as students in foster care or experiencing homelessness, or dependent students who don’t live with their legal parents. Through a review of federal updates, frequently asked

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Clinical Practice in Teacher Preparation
Innovation, Promising Practices and the State's Role

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New teachers need plenty of opportunities to practice their teaching skills, and they need specific, targeted feedback to help them improve.  The SREB Teacher Preparation Commission concluded that being sure teacher candidates experience high-quality clinical practice is the clearest implication of research in the field. Join us for a discussion on promising practices and the state’s role in policy.

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The Perkins V Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment

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The federal Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, known as Perkins V, requires agencies to conduct a comprehensive local needs assessment to guide their local applications. View the recording of this webinar designed to help states determine what guidance and resources to provide local education agencies as they conduct their comprehensive local needs assessments.


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Re-Engaging Adult Learners
Mississippi's Complete to Compete Campaign

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“Complete 2 Compete” is a partnership between the eight public universities, 15 community colleges, and one medical center in MS. As part of C2C, the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning and the Mississippi Community College Board partnered together to identify adult non-completers, categorize adults into target groups, launch a website and comprehensive marketing campaign, and provide support services to help adults complete their degrees. 

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Ed Tech: ESSA, Perkins V, and WIOA

Ed Tech: ESSA, Perkins V, and WIOA
Integration Points to Support the Improved Use of Technology

SREB hosted a series of five 20-minute mini-webinars on how integrated planning for federal education laws can support education technology. Links to view the recorded sessions are available under each topic.

Governance: View recording
Programs: View recording
Equity: View recording
Accountability: View recording
Hearing From States: View recording