2016 MASCA Conference and MA Reach Higher Convening
Pre Conference – afternoon of
Full Conference –
Holiday Inn, Boxborough
We invite you to join us at the 2016 MASCA Conference & MA Reach Higher Convening that will be held on Monday, April 4th (Pre-Conference) and (Full Conference). Our state-wide conference and Reach Higher Convening will draw school counselors, counselor educators, and career and college experts together with a goal of helping all of the students in the Commonwealth find success in the areas of college and career readiness, academic preparedness, and social and emotional well-being.
The Pre-Conference Workshop, Legal Issues for School Counselors, will be held from led by Attorney Gini Tate. The Pre-Conference workshop is included in your registration cost. A wonderful President's Reception will be held evening, and the full conference will begin morning.
Our full day conference on April 5th will include our first annual MA Reach Higher Convening. Programming throughout the day will include sessions addressing the career, social/emotional and academic domains as well as program choices specifically designated as a “Reach Higher” which will be focused on preparing all of our students to “Reach Higher” for education and training post high school. Although we have no idea at this point if they will attend, First Lady, Michelle Obama, and members of her Reach Higher staff have been invited as special guests.
ESE’s Spring Convening will take place on Monday, May 16th and will be repeated on Tuesday, May 17th in Marlborough. More information will be shared in the coming weeks.
Future Ready Massachusetts gets middle and high school students to take the necessary steps to prepare for life after high school. Future Ready Massachusetts helps middle and high school students by empowering influential adults such as mentors, parents, teachers and guidance counselors with access to college and career readiness information, tools and resources to help them guide conversations with students about how to plan for success in college, the workforce and life.