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Hidden Triggers for College and Career Success

Monday, March 11, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Presented by Dr. Andrew Hegedus, Research Consulting Director, NWEA

Sponsored by NWEA

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Do you know what dimensions of college and career preparedness today’s schools commonly miss? In this edWebinar, learn the differences between upwardly mobile and downwardly mobile careers, as well as how to help students find and prepare for upwardly mobile careers. Dr. Andrew Hegedus introduces Conley’s four key dimensions that students must master to prepare for college and a one-hour intervention that improves college enrollment by nearly one-third.

In addition, learn how assessment can support predictions of ACT success as part of assessing a student’s academic readiness for college. He also explores how to engage students and parents in conversations about post-high school education, and how to use our NWEA’s College Explorer Tool to discover opportunities.

This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to middle through high school teachers and school and district leaders.

About the Presenter

Dr. Andrew Hegedus is the research consulting director at NWEA, where he consults with educators across the country, prototypes, launches, supports state-of-the-art reports, and manages research projects focused on understanding the drivers for growth in schools with differing levels of challenges. Andy holds an Ed.D. in education leadership from the University of Delaware, a M.S. in mechanical engineering from Drexel University, and B.S. in nuclear engineering from The Pennsylvania State University. Andy is also a Broad Superintendents Academy Fellow.

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