Western Region Events

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Counselor Workshops

Our counselor workshops provide school counselors with timely, relevant information and valuable resources to help students prepare for college and career success. Registration for the 2016 College Board Counselor Workshops opens in the spring — check back soon for details.

Throughout the year, we offer live, online workshops and on-demand webinars that can be viewed at any time. Informational videos, handouts, and more can be found on our Counselor Resources page, which is continually updated.

AP® and Pre-AP® Professional Development Workshops

Led by experienced instructors, subject-specific AP workshops provide K-12 educators with the support and training needed to develop effective strategies for teaching an AP course and to help students develop the skills they need to succeed in college. Our specialized in-person workshops are available for:

  • New AP teachers in the process of developing or refining an AP course
  • Experienced AP teachers seeking to learn new strategies and share best practices
  • Administrators and AP Coordinators interested in establishing or building and supporting an AP program

Our intensive workshops enable education professionals to:

  • Align instruction with the goals of the AP course;
  • Identify the skills and knowledge the exam will assess;
  • Determine the tasks and materials for which students may need more preparation;
  • Receive continuing education credits

Download the schedule of upcoming workshops . Visit AP Central  for more information and to register.

College Board Institute on Financial Aid

Learn the essentials of financial aid during a weeklong professional development event. Connect with your colleagues as you develop knowledge of the fundamentals and receive direct counseling from seasoned professionals in the field.

Visit the College Board Institute on Financial Aid to learn more.

Western Regional Forum

The Western Regional Forum is an interactive gathering where you can network with, learn from and collaborate with peers in your region from across the K-1 6 spectrum. This meeting provides K-12 and higher education professionals with an opportunity to collaborate.

The 2017 Western Regional Forum will be held Feb. 8-10 in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Visit westernforum.collegeboard.org for more information.

Higher Education Professional Development Workshops

We invite you to join us at an Enrollment Management workshop to learn how the College Board can help you develop more strategic and cost-efficient methods to reach prospective students. Topics covered in these online or in-person workshops include:

  • Defining and reaching qualified prospects for your institution;
  • Managing scholarship awarding in economically challenging times;
  • Addressing cost and financial aid questions without referring everyone to the Financial Aid Office; and
  • Evaluating your admission decisions.

Student Search Service® Workshops

Student Search Service workshops address the current economic challenges and demographic shifts that have affected admission offices across the country. Participate in a free workshop near you, and learn how Student Search Service can help you become more strategic in your outreach to prospective students.

Visit Student Search Service Training and Workshops for more information about the types of workshops being offered.

Contact Us

The College Board
Western Regional Office
725 South Figueroa Street
Suite 1700
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Fax: 213-416-2133