In partnership with the White House's College Opportunity Agenda and the First Lady's Reach Higher Initiative, the Center for Excellence in School Counseling and Leadership (CESCaL) and San Diego State University were proud to convene a gathering of committed leaders and commitment makers focused on improving school counseling preparation, programs, and practices with the goal of increasing college access for all students.
This convening took place on November 17-18, 2014 on the San Diego State University campus. Three hundred and sixty nine (369) individuals from thirty-three (33) states (including 1 dignitary from Kenya, Africa) attended the San Diego State University White House Convening. Fifty (50) universities and forty-four (44) school districts were represented. The report below shares the history leading to the convening along with the highlights and outcomes.