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2020 Rural College Access & Success Summit

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Talking Stick Resort

9800 Talking Stick Way

Scottsdale, AZ 85256

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Ensuring that rural youth have the opportunity to successfully transition from high school to college and career.

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In its third year, the Rural College Access and Success Summit brings together teachers, principals, superintendents, college access and higher education professionals, non-profit leaders and many others to share ideas and strategies for ensuring that rural youth have the opportunity to successfully transition from high school to college and to career. During the Summit, college access and success programs that serve rural America will share best practices and highlight the unique challenges of increasing opportunity in rural America.

Registration includes breakfast and lunch on April 27 and 28. Summit check-in will be available on-site beginning at 3:00 PM on Sunday, April 26. The opening plenary will begin at 8:30 AM on Monday, April 27. The closing plenary will end at 4:15 PM on Tuesday, April 28. Additionally, pre-Summit (Sunday, April 26) and post-Summit (Wednesday, April 29) learning opportunities of will be available, see additional information below.

Additional information about the Summit, including the call for proposals for breakout sessions, can be found here. The deadline for breakout session proposals is December 13, 2019.

Hotel Information

A block of discounted rooms has been reserved at the Talking Stick Resort, the Summit venue, for Summit attendees. Reservations can be made by calling the resort directly at (866) 877-9897. Please use booking ID #18281 when reserving your room(s). Reservations for the discounted block can be made until March 26, 2020, or until rooms sell out (whichever comes first). All guests will be responsible for room, resort fee, tax, bellman, housekeeping gratuities, and all incidentals. Bellman and housekeeping gratuities will automatically be posted to the guest’s individual folio. All guests checking into the resort will need to have a valid credit card and identification in order to check in.

Pre-Summit Sessions

Three concurrent Pre-Summit sessions will be available for attendees who wish to deepen their learning and engagement with relevant, timely topics. Each session will run from 1:00-4:30 PM and has a registration fee of $50 (which will include all session materials and snacks).

  • GEAR UP in Rural Communities
  • Family Engagement for Rural College Access and Success
  • Understanding Trauma and ACES within Our Rural Students

Post-Summit Regional Tour

Join Summit co-hosts, College Success Arizona, on Wednesday, April 29 for a daylong tour highlighting some of Arizona's rural communities. The tour will include stops at a rural school as well as areas of cultural significance. A more detailed itenerary of the tour is forthcoming. Registration cost for the tour is $75 and includes all transportation costs.

**PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE UNABLE TO OFFER REFUNDS FOR ANY REGISTRATION COSTS. WE CAN TRANSFER REGISTRATION TO SOMEONE ELSE WITHIN YOUR ORGANIZATION BUT CANNOT PROVIDE REFUNDS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING.**

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Talking Stick Resort

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Scottsdale, AZ 85256

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