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Join the Clearinghouse at the 2024 AACRAO Annual Meeting for Our Exciting Sponsorships and Sessions

by NSC Blog | Mar 20, 2024 | Clearinghouse News, Financial Aid Services, Research Services, Transcript & Data Exchange Services, Verification Services

Meet with Our Team in Booth #423 & Enter to Win a Smartwatch!

The National Student Clearinghouse has a full line-up of sponsorships and sessions waiting for you at the AACRAO Annual Meeting in Columbus, Ohio on April 7-10. We’re also giving away a smartwatch to one lucky winner. To enter, get your AACRAO badge scanned at our booth, #423, by 2 pm on Tuesday, April 9, and be at our booth at 3:30 pm to see if you win. (see rules). Our team is eager to meet with you about our latest solutions for you and your learners, so stop by booth #423 and let’s chat!

Our Sponsorships

Experience AACRAO
Sunday, April 7, 3:15 – 4:30 pm

The Clearinghouse will help welcome first-time attendees to the AACRAO Annual Meeting.

Opening Plenary Speaker: Soledad O’Brien
Sunday, April 7, 5:00 – 6:45 pm

Inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame in May 2023, Soledad O’Brien is an award-winning documentarian, journalist, speaker, author, and philanthropist. She is also the founder of Soledad O’Brien Productions, a media production company dedicated to telling empowering and authentic stories on a range of social issues. In addition, she anchors and produces Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien, a Hearst political magazine program seen in 95% of the country. She is a correspondent for HBO Real Sports.

Soledad O’Brien

Our Sessions

Gainful Employment, Financial Value Transparency & Short-Term Pell. Will Your Institution Be Ready? How the Clearinghouse Can Make Sure You Are a Reporting Superstar!
Monday, April 8, 11:10 am – noon

The 2024 Gainful Employment (GE) and Financial Value Transparency (FVT) regulations go into effect on July 1st (with a recently extended reporting deadline of October 1st) and are a significant expansion over the 2014 rulemaking. These reporting requirements will impact nearly every institution and lay the groundwork for the landmark bipartisan-supported short-term Pell legislation that is scheduled to go into effect for the 25/26 academic year. During this session, we will cover what this means for your school, including the reporting expectations and timeline. We’ll also share how the Clearinghouse is designing an easy-to-use service to help with your institution’s compliance. Join Sean McTighe, Executive Director, Title IV Compliance & Data Intake Operations, and Melissa Buckley, Director of Non-Degree Credentials & Sales Operations, at the Clearinghouse to learn more.

Sean McTighe

Melissa Buckley

AI to the Rescue, Accelerate Admissions with PDF-to-Data!
Monday, April 8, 1:30 – 2:20 pm

You have all experienced it: You generate the interest of prospective students, they apply, and then comes the wait for the incoming transcripts to be processed and articulated. During peak times, this process can take weeks, risking your investment in recruiting. The National Student Clearinghouse will show you a new solution that can help you get to articulation in MINUTES instead of weeks. You’ll also hear from DeVry University and how they plan to use the solution to support their learners. Join Rebecca Amos, Product Manager DX for Learner Mobility & Experience at the Clearinghouse, and Lisa Anderson, Supervisor, Registrar Services, at DeVry University, for a look at our admissions process game changer, PDF-to-Data.

Rebecca Amos

Lisa Anderson

Measuring Up: Using New Institutional Performance Metrics to Improve Bachelor’s Outcomes for Community College Transfer Students
Tuesday, April 9, 9:00 – 10:15 am

The first major update to the Tracking Transfer report in eight years, released in February, introduced first-of-its-kind data on outcomes for community college transfer students at four-year institutions. Learn how you can use these metrics to benchmark your institution’s effectiveness, and to set clear goals for eliminating disparities and expanding transfer opportunity for all students who start at a community college with the educational and career goal of earning a bachelor’s degree.

Doug Shapiro, Executive Director of the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, will be joined by a distinguished panel of experts representing the organizations that collaborated to produce the report: the Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program; the Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teachers College, Columbia University; and researchers from our Research Center. The panel will discuss the new data — including national and state results — and answer audience questions about how to use it. This session will be of interest to community colleges, four-year institutions, and systems.

See you at AACRAO!

Doug Shapiro

Doug Shapiro

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