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NCAA Eligibility Rule Changes for Student-Athletes During COVID-19, updated for 2021-2022: What High School Counselors Need to Know

DateMay 12
Time
2-3 ET/11-12 PT
Cost
Members: Free / Non-members: $20
Audience
Secondary

Registration

Description: 

Wondering how the recent changes in the NCAA DI and DII initial eligibility requirements in response to COVID-19 will impact your prospective student-athletes? And how your high school’s temporary curriculum or grading changes may impact athletic eligibility? Representatives from the NCAA will be joining us to discuss alternative review standards, updated to include the 2021-2022 academic year, for course completion and pass/fail grades. They will also review the resources available to assist counselors and provide guidance on reporting requirement changes. 

Learning Objectives

Attendees will be able to: 

  • Understand the NCAA's initial eligibility requirements.
  • Differentiate between standard NCAA requirements and alternative COVID-19 requirements.
  • Identify implications of pass/fail grading on NCAA initial eligibility.

Presenters

  • Matt Harris, Assistant Director of High School Review, NCAA Eligibility Center
  • Sarah Overpeck, Director of High School Review, NCAA Eligibility Center



Updates & Insights from Cambridge International and Cambridge English

DateMay 25
Time
2-3 ET/11-12 PT
Cost
Free 
Audience:
Post-Secondary

Registration

Description:

This webinar will cover the latest news from Cambridge International, covering a range of subjects from the June 2021 exam series to electronic grade transcripts, updated webpage resources, and recent statewide credit-by-exam policies. The session will also offer institutions an opportunity to learn more about Cambridge English and how this program can be used to attract and support international students.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Learn about recent developments and changes to the Cambridge International program that will improve supports for students and institutions.
  • Understand more about the Cambridge English program and its use in meeting English proficiency requirements for international students. 

  Presenters: 

  • Dr. Chantel Reynolds, Southern U.S. Regional Manager, Higher Education
  • Pete Novak, Country Manager: USA/Canada

*This webinar is sponsored by Cambridge International and is a part of NACAC's Industry Insights webinar series.

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Your Guide for Research-informed Post-COVID Admissions Test-use Policy Decisions

Date: June 3
Time:
3-4 ET/12-1 PT
Cost
Free 
Audience:
Post-Secondary

Registration

Description: 

The global pandemic ushered in abrupt and (almost) whole-scale adoption of temporary test optional admission policies. Now is the time for the future of these policies to be reviewed and examined through robust research and review. This presentation will offer practical support and guidance for those who have taken up the NACAC challenge to “regularly assess (their) institutional data to inform testing policy.” ACT experts will examine the trajectory of the test optional shift, provide an honest look into the future and offer new and practical guidance to support unbiased and robust research analysis of campus and student-specific impacts of test optional policies.

Learning Objectives

  • Improve understanding of the scope of change and future of test use in college admission.
  • Gain essential understanding of practical research strategies for campus-specific evaluation of impact and efficacy of COVID-driven test optional admission policy.
  • Improve data use in decision making. 

Presenters

  • Kenton Pauls, National Director, Higher Education
  • Krista Mattern, PhD, Principal Solutions Designer, Applied Research

*This webinar is sponsored by ACT and is a part of NACAC's Industry Insights webinar series.

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