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School Counselor Symposium 2

Post Secondary in Crisis

Sign on - 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Welcome - 9:15 AM - 9:30 AM: Jennifer Kirk, PSCA Board Chair & Emilia Peiffer, PSCA Executive Director​

Keynote: Planning for Post-secondary and Higher Ed through a PDE Lens


Introduction - Dr. Kim McCurdy, Director, Bureau of Postsecondary and Adult Education

Dr. Tanya I. Garcia, Deputy Secretary and Commissioner for Postsecondary and Higher Education

Panel 1 – Post-Secondary Education Panel Conversation 

  • Dr. Tanya I. Garcia, PDE

  • Dr. Crystal Newby, College Board, Sr. Director, Strategic Admission, Access, & Diversity Initiatives

  • Jeremy Branch, NACAC Board Director, PSU Senior Assistant Director of Enrollment Management

  • William Lindsey, PA Higher Education Assistance Agency,  PA School Services Manager

Lunch Break – 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Panel 2 - Educational Partnerships Panel - Engaging K-12

  • Alice Colyar, Youth Operations Manager at Workforce & Economic Development of Bucks County

  • Stacy Dunleavy, Program Administrator, Career Ready Berks

  • Dr. James Kraft, Lifelong profession, Career and Technical Education

  • Yolanda Udvardy, Director, Continuing & Professional Studies, Delaware Valley University


Closing & Grade-Level Breakouts

** PSCA will enter 4.5 Act 48 hours for attendance at this event.**

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