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What's New and Notable with Naviance - NACAC 2017


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What's New and Notable with Naviance - NACAC 2017

  1. 1. #NACAC17 D15: Naviance Update: What’s New & Notable for 2017-18 Maureen Forman & Su Hallenbeck Hobsons
  2. 2. #NACAC17 Agenda • Empowering and Engaging Students • Improving Access, Usability and Scalability • Helping Students Find Their Best Postsecondary Fit • Providing Data-Driven Insights
  3. 3. #NACAC17 Empowering and Engaging Students • Fresh Look for Family Connection • Naviance Curriculum updates 2016-17 2017-18 2016-17 2017-18
  4. 4. #NACAC17 Fresh Look for Family Connection 2016-17 2017-18
  5. 5. #NACAC17 Fresh Look for Family Connection 2016-17 2017-18 Mobile View
  6. 6. #NACAC17 Fresh Look for Family Connection 2016-17 2017-18
  7. 7. #NACAC17 Fresh Look for Family Connection 2016-17 2017-18 Printer-friendly formatting for Resume Builder
  8. 8. #NACAC17 Naviance Curriculum Updates 2016-17 2017-18
  9. 9. #NACAC17 Naviance Curriculum Updates 2016-17 2017-18 Key Updates • Simplified Lesson Assignment • District-Level Management • Updated Content
  10. 10. #NACAC17 Improving Access, Usability and Scalability • Naviance eDocs • Clever Integration for Districts
  11. 11. #NACAC17 Naviance eDocs Multiple Transcript Manager • Ability to match a multi-page transcript by student ID or state student ID • Support for .zip import of individual PESC XML transcripts for states with PESC XML initiatives (IN, TN, SC, and KY) 2016-17 2017-18
  12. 12. #NACAC17 Naviance eDocs Common Application Integration • Common App Fee Waiver and Early Decision Agreement status in Application Manager Letters of Recommendation • Ability to enforce submission of LOR to specific colleges requested by the student • Ability to turn off letters of recommendation in Family Connection by grade level • Ability for staff to view the letters of recommendation page in Family Connection • Coming soon: Ability to sort letter of recommendation requests by application deadline 2016-17 2017-18
  13. 13. #NACAC17 Naviance eDocs 2016-17 2017-18
  14. 14. #NACAC17 Naviance eDocs 2016-17 2017-18
  15. 15. #NACAC17 Naviance eDocs 2016-17 2017-18
  16. 16. #NACAC17 Clever Integration for Districts • Clever enables students and staff to more easily access Naviance District Edition, keeps student information current, and simplifies IT support of Naviance. – Instant Login – Up-to-Date Information – Easier User Management + 2016-17 2017-18
  17. 17. #NACAC17 Helping Students Find Their Best Postsecondary Fit
  18. 18. #NACAC17 Scattergrams Update More interactive and responsive 2016-17 2017-18
  19. 19. #NACAC17 Scattergrams Update Filter decision types 2016-17 2017-18
  20. 20. #NACAC17 Scattergrams Update Zoom in 2016-17 2017-18
  21. 21. #NACAC17 Scattergrams Update See exact scores anonymously 2016-17 2017-18
  22. 22. #NACAC17 College Profiles • Optimized to provide empowering data and admissions insights • Engaging format improves student awareness • All of these changes were made available in the 2016-17 school year 2016-17 2017-18
  23. 23. #NACAC17 College Profiles Critical information is now highlighted
  24. 24. #NACAC17 College Profiles Key cost information adds more context
  25. 25. #NACAC17 College Profiles information from IPEDS & College Scorecard localized data based on your students’ application history proprietary data collected directly from colleges National Sources Local School Data College Provided
  26. 26. #NACAC17 Counselor Community 2016-17 2017-18 The Counselor Community brings together Naviance high school counselors and higher education admissions staff to improve support for students.
  27. 27. #NACAC17 Counselor Community People Institutions Groups Counselor Community User
  28. 28. #NACAC17 Counselor Community 2016-17 2017-18 Find & connect with counselors
  29. 29. #NACAC17 Counselor Community College Profile HS Profile
  30. 30. #NACAC17 High School Profile in the Counselor Community Easily see staff responsibilities and invite counselors to connect Standard contact info and College Board ID number always available
  31. 31. #NACAC17 Additional info makes it easy to see the school’s size, student populations served, and college-going rate
  32. 32. #NACAC17 Explore colleges and universities
  33. 33. #NACAC17 College Profiles Colleges can update their data for free at
  34. 34. #NACAC17 Collaborate with counselors and admissions staff
  35. 35. #NACAC17 Learn about topics and share your views
  36. 36. #NACAC17 RepVisits 2016-17 2017-18 High Schools post their availability for college visits Colleges view availability and schedule visits instantly ALL high schools can access for free ALL colleges can access for free 2,000+ High schools with RV availability published 12,000+ admissions counselors are using RepVisits 58,422 appointments scheduled (total) in 2016-17 118,000+ appointments scheduled* for 2017-18 *so far!
  37. 37. #NACAC17 High schools configure & customize availability
  38. 38. #NACAC17
  39. 39. #NACAC17 Colleges – see visit availability and sign up with 1 click
  40. 40. #NACAC17 RepVisits 2016-17 2017-18 College Fairs can also be managed in RepVisits
  41. 41. #NACAC17 Colleges can also search for college fairs quickly
  42. 42. #NACAC17 Calendar Sync
  43. 43. #NACAC17 Counselor Feedback Coming this fall: High Schools can provide feedback on each visit
  44. 44. #NACAC17 Get fair info and register with 1 click
  45. 45. #NACAC17 New outcome dashboards help educators visualize historical data, learn trends, and focus where it matters most. Outcomes Dashboards
  46. 46. #NACAC17 Providing Data-Driven Insights Outcomes Dashboards
  47. 47. #NACAC17 Providing Data-Driven Insights Outcomes Dashboards
  48. 48. #NACAC17 Naviance Exploratory Study Recent peer-reviewed study from the University of Arkansas and the Denton (TX) ISD found that using Naviance • was a strong indicator of students applying to college by making college and career information available • helped students create individualized learning plans • assisted in establishing a college-going culture Go to to access this study “… the length of time students [have] access to and the number of times students access Naviance both predict college application rates. Naviance appears to be a beneficial tool for school counselors to utilize in an effort to increase their students’ college application rate.”
  49. 49. #NACAC17 Help us design the new College Search! Helping Students Find Their Post-Secondary Fit Submit your designs to us by September 29 at: CollegeSearch Winning school receives $5,000 and a visit from Hobsons! Terms & Conditions apply.
  50. 50. #NACAC17 Connect with us in Booth #637 • Join the Counselor Community • Enjoy refreshments with your colleagues • Take our “Road Warrior” survey (colleges) or the “Milestones” survey (high schools) and enter the drawing for an Amazon gift card • Meet new colleagues and post a selfie! • Sign up for a ‘Genius Bar’ appointment and get tips or help with Naviance and RepVisits
  51. 51. #NACAC17 Questions? • Thanks for coming today! • Fill out your evaluation on the mobile app • Visit us in Booth #637