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Successful Transitions: Guiding Students from Kindergarten to College and Beyond

  • Date

    October 19, 2022

    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Duration

    1 hour

  • Location
    Virtual On-Demand

We know that successful student transitions are always top of mind for education professionals, and even more so after the past two years.

Students are struggling with transitioning to new levels, schools, and peer groups.

You can help your team navigate the turbulence of the “new norm” and come out the other side all the better with support from our experts.

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On Oct 19th at 2 pm ET, we’re hosting an expert panel discussion on how to help:

  • Expand your students’ abilities to navigate transitions
  • Build resilience in your school district, institution and schools
  • Proactively address skill gaps in student transitions at all levels

Learn how to help students navigate transition at every stage of their educational journey.

Want to learn more about successful transitions for students? Read the College and Career Readiness blog to learn what holistic transition programs should look like.

Presenters

Dr. T. Nakia Towns Deputy Superintendent, Gwinnett County Public Schools

Dr. T. Nakia Towns has a proven track record of raising the bar for all kids, closing opportunity gaps, increasing graduation rates, and improving postsecondary readiness. Towns is currently the Deputy Superintendent of Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS), serving over 180,000 students in the state’s largest district, which is also the 11th largest in the country.
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Nicole McConnell Director, Department of Student Transitions, UGA

Nicole McConnell is the Director of Student Transitions (ST) where she leads a staff in the endeavor of supporting students during their key times of transition at UGA. The department of Student Transitions works to connect students to on-campus resources that will help them learn strategies to effectively navigate their collegiate experience.
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Dr. Heidi P. Oliver Director Executive Professional Growth and Development, Anne Arundel County Public Schools

Heidi Oliver-O’Gilvie, Ph.D. is the current Executive Director of Professional Growth and Development in Anne Arundel County Public Schools. She has over twenty years of extensive experience in the educational sector; she served as an Academic consultant, Deputy of Educator Effectiveness, Director of School Performance, Director of the Center for Urban Education, Assistant Professor of Education, Adjunct Lecturer, Founding Principal, Education Administrator and as a classroom Teacher.
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