Prince George's County National College Fair

 

 Location & Hours

 
​Location:
Field House
8001 Sheriff Road
Landover, Maryland 20785
301/583-2670

Fair Hours:
Friday, April 22, 2016
9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking*:
Find Directions and Parking information for the Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex
Satellite parking is available in Green Lots D3 & D4 at Redskins Road. The main entrance of the Complex is only 300-yards away.

Need more information?
E-mail collegefairs@nacacnet.org or info@nacacnet.org​ or call: 703/299-6824.
 

 

 For Exhibitors

 

​Fair Set-up Hours:
Friday, April 22, 2016
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.​

Estimated Attendance: 5,000

Loading/Unloading Entrance:
Exhibitors will be directed to the loading dock from 7:30am – 9:00am. Exhibitors will be instructed to unload and return to move their vehicles to lot D3 & D4. Parking in the loading area is prohibited.

 
Exposition Services Provided By:
Reber-Friel Company, 610/646-0470
Exhibitor Service Kit

Shipping Information:
Authorized Shipping Address:
(Your Name/Institution)
(Booth Number)
4/22/2016
PG County NCF 
c/o Reber-Friel Company
1900 South Drive
Oaks, PA 19456


Material Handling Charge*:
Cost is $62.50 per box, minimum $125.00 (2 boxes).  Contact the decorator directly to arrange shipping. Make check payable to Reber-Friel Company. *Rates are subject to change. Contact Reber-Friel for current rates.

 
Shipping Deadline:  Materials should arrive to decorator by Thursday, April 11, 2016.

Electrical Service:
Electric/Internet request forms will be supplied and handled directly by Sports and Learning Complex. Please call the Department of Event Services at 301/583-2434 for orders.


Recommended Hotels:
Largo, MD 20774
Steve Nagar, Sales Manager
301-636-6090
1.66 miles from the Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex

9100 Basil Court
Largo, MD 20774
301-773-0700
1.66 miles from the Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex

Advertising:
NACAC has a long standing relationship with The Washington Times, the printer of our onsite guide.  This guide is distributed to their readership community, as well as made available for all attendees at the Fairs.  If you would like to purchase an ad in this guide, please contact Doug Alexander at dalexander@washingtontimes.com.  The deadline to reserve ad space is Friday, April 1, 2016. You can download a copy of last year's guide online.

Contact Information: 
 
For more information regarding this National College Fair, email Anika Millhouse​ or call at 703/299-6824.

 

 Workshop Information

 
2016 Prince George’s County National College Fair Workshop Schedule

High School Workshops
      
College Student Life: PGCC and UMD students
Town Hall A/B
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. or 11:35 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.

Student Ambassadors from University of Maryland College Park and Prince George’s Community College will speak about their college life on their college campus.  They will describe the daily balance between what is expected of them from their professors and their personal interests. 

OR
   
The Redesigned SAT Suite of Assessments: College Board
Landover Room A/B
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. or 11:35 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.

The SAT and PSAT/NMSQT have been redesigned to measure what evidence shows is most important for students to know and be able to do to be successful in the first year of college.  This session will provide an overview of the changes, including a look at the new scores and benchmarks.  We will also take a closer look at the new K12 Assessment Report Portal, the AP Potential tool and new resources developed to support student practice and improvement. 
      
Show Me the Money: Dr. W. Clay
Town Hall A/B
10:55 a.m. - 11:25 a.m. or 12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

This dynamic cutting edge musical presentation will examine the cost of college with an emphasis on College Career Readiness. Participants will learn about the 10 Commandments for College and Career Readiness and how to cut college cost by 50%. Attendees will leave with thought provoking strategies that will leave them empowered. 

OR
      
NCAA Clearinghouse: Coach Brian Moore
Landover Room A/B
10:55 a.m. - 11:25 a.m. or 12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

This workshop will give you the information needed to be knowledge about the NCAA Clearinghouse and how it relates to you as a student athlete in high school.

Middle School Workshops
Subject to Change

Social Media & Branding
Bluebird
9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. or 10:25 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.

How does social media affect your personal, social, and academic/professional life?  This workshop will focus on decision-making strategies and the outcome of those choices.

Poetic Justice: A Workshop on Self-Advocacy
Bluebird
9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. or 10:25 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.

In a talk show format, students will have a chance to have an open discussion about validating feelings, and how and when to express them.
 

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