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Welcome to the 2016 Yale SOM Education Leadership Conference! We look forward to seeing you in New Haven on April 7-8. Feel free to take a look at the conference agenda below. If you have any questions, please reach out to educationconference@yale.edu
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Friday, April 8 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
Breaking The College Ceiling: Strategies for Getting Students to Top Colleges

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When it comes to providing underserved students access to economic opportunity, all colleges are not created equal. In this panel we will hear from several high schools and college preparation programs that have had exceptional success in sending their students to highly competitive colleges, and find out what game-changing resources, opportunities, and supports they are offering to their students that are leading to such impressive college placement outcomes.

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Rose Martinelli

Senior Director, Huron Consulting Group
Rose Martinelli is a senior director at Huron Consulting Group. Prior to joining Huron, Rose spent more than 20 years in higher education, most recently serving as assistant vice president for Enrollment Management at the University of Chicago. Rose also served as associate dean for... Read More →

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Deborah Bial

President + Founder, The Posse Foundation
Deborah Bial is an expert in the field of higher education, college access and leadership development. Bial is the president and founder of The Posse Foundation, a youth leadership development and college access organization that sends teams (Posses) of students from diverse backgrounds... Read More →
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susan paton

Director of College Counseling, Hopkins School
I have been the director of college counseling at Hopkins for 29 years, having worked at other independent schools and public high schools in the tri-state region. I have a master's degree in counseling.
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Jeremiah Quinlan

Dean of Undergraduate Admissions, Yale University
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Sabrina Silver

Principal, Achievement First
As the Dean of College and Upper School for Achievement First Brooklyn High School, Sabrina manages a team responsible for the school's college readiness and success programs. During her tenure, the school has seen 100% admission to 4-year colleges, and has implemented a college-match... Read More →
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Tevera Stith

Director, KIPP Through College
Tevera Stith serves as the Director of the KIPP Through College for KIPP DC. In this role, she leads a team of high school, college, and career advisors who ensure KIPP DC students get to and through college. Before coming to KIPP DC she served as Director of College Counseling at... Read More →

Friday April 8, 2016 10:45am - 12:00pm EDT