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CLD has really shown me a lot of things to help me prepare for college! I’m having a great time, glad I came.

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Imagine 1,000 plus students and parents gathered in one place gaining a comprehensive understanding of the entire college readiness process – how to work hard in school, how to apply for admission, from learning how to seek scholarships, and apply for financial aid, to gaining tips on how to excel and graduate from college. This is exactly what the CLD Annual College Prep Conference & College Fair plans to provide.

annual-fair-logo-imag-medIn collaboration with college and university administrators, CLD will expose students and parents throughout the state of Indiana to the idea of college as an available option and to the many opportunities that a college education affords. Breakout sessions such as Creating a Standout Application, Financial Aid 101, and Parent Purpose: Your Role in the College Admission Process, are just a few of the informative and interactive sessions that will be presented during this conference.

This conference will provide resources for youth and parents to help change behavior and values while guiding them to a self-directed path that will help them achieve in high school, enroll in and graduate from college, and gain employment in their career choice. BREAKFAST AND LUNCH INCLUDED. Watch Event Highlights

Keynote Speaker:





Judge Tanya Walton Pratt
First African American Federal Judge in Indiana’s History

What: Annual College Prep Conference & College Fair
When: Saturday August 26, 2017
Where: Indiana Convention Center – Sagamore Ballroom
Time: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Who: Any 8th* – 12th grade student and their parent(s)

Fee: $15 (includes breakfast & lunch)
Group Rates Available
Registration Deadline: August 19, 2017 (NO EXCEPTIONS)
Register by August 13 to enter for prizes.
*NOTE: 8th graders MUST be accompanied by an adult 21 or older


CLD’s Annual College Prep Conference & College Fair

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Want to bring a group of students?
Download and submit the  Group Form  to Joi Harmon.


Want to become a Sponsor for this year’s conference?

Download Sponsorship Package. Complete and Submit to Gail Bradford.

For more information contact us at (317) 923-8111 ext 217.