The California College Affordability Summit: A Pathway to Financial Aid
November 17, 2020
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
A Call to Action to Increase FAFSA and
CA Dream Act Completion in California
The Annual California College Affordability Summit will provide educators and policy leaders with information and resources on the importance of financial aid and its ability to increase college access, enrollment, and persistence. Session topics will include embedding financial aid application completion within curricula, developing systems of support for vulnerable student populations, securing policy and system changes, and maximizing partnership efforts between higher education and K-12 institutions.
- Equip participants with resources, strategies, and tools to improve financial aid
opportunities for all students
- Understand and support today’s student experience
- Engage and build partnerships with school districts and high schools to support financial literacy and promote the value of a college education to our students and families
- Bridge connections between K-12 and higher education stakeholders focused on increasing financial aid application rates in high schools and districts across the state
K-12 and Higher Education Leaders including district, and county level board members, administrators, school counselors and teachers. College and university leadership, student affairs staff, equity officers, outreach partners and policy advocates.
College and Career Readiness