About the Task Force: Action Commitments
The hope of the task force is that all professionals will dedicate themselves to Opens in a new window A Declaration of Values. To further this goal, the task force outlined seven action commitments to help turn those values into reality. The action commitments are summarized as follows:
- The task force, with the support of the College Board, will develop training modules in at least 10 Areas of Focus to advance the broad agenda laid out in the Opens in a new windowPreserving the Dream of America report.
- Task force members commit their individual institutions to reviewing their practices, policies, statements and messages against the 10-part statement of values laid out in A Declaration of Values.
- Task force members commit to making our practices as inclusive as possible, recognizing the many ways in which this generation of students represents an entirely new demographic in the school-to-college transition.
- We ask the community to engage leadership at the institutional level (schools and colleges and universities) in discussions about these values.
- We ask counselors to commit to genuine college counseling, while the task force, for its part, will highlight the need for additional resources to bolster counseling in K–12 education.
- The task force looks forward to reviewing the recommendations for improving student aid processes that was delivered to the College Board by the Opens in a new windowRethinking Student Aid study group.
- The task force will bring the recommendations in its Preserving the Dream of America report to the attention of the College Board’s Commission on Access, Admissions and Success in Higher Education to encourage provosts, chancellors and presidents to adopt a new way of thinking about institutional excellence and the school-to-college transition.
Read the full text of the Opens in a new windowAction Commitments.