Score Week for Counselor Registration and Activities Are Open

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Written by Ted Gardella, Executive Director, Midwest Regional Office, The College Board | Ted can be reached at

On Wednesday of last week, we officially opened webinar registration for our second annual Score Week for Counselors, taking place December 4–8. Last December, over 12,000 counselors registered for Score Week for Counselors to learn how to best support students using PSAT/NMSQT® scores and the K–12 score reporting portal. We heard overwhelmingly positive feedback we received from last year’s participants, and it was an easy decision to continue to offer this valuable resource as part of our standard professional development offerings for counselors. And this year, Score Week for Counselors isn’t just for counselors. We’ve put a significant focus on developing new resources geared toward teachers and building administrators so that they too can help students get the most out of their PSAT/NMSQT scores and the reporting portal.

New opportunities we’re introducing this year include:

  • Three new counselor webinars aimed at helping you get the most out of your students' PSAT/NMSQT scores
  • Three on-demand webinars to help you collaborate with administrators and teachers
  • New downloadable resources you can use and share during and after Score Week

We are proud to have members of the counseling and teaching community participating as panelists in several of our webinars and sharing their stories about how they use the data and reports in the K12 Portal. We’re also using a new webinar platform that will allow many more interested practitioners to join the live webinars and participate throughout the week.

Like last year, we are sending scores to counselors a full week before students can view their scores in their online account.

  • December 4: Counselors can view student scores in the K–12 score reporting portal.
  • December 11: Students start viewing their scores online. Learn more about PSAT/NMSQT score release for students.

Our kick off emails to counselors, teachers, and administrators were sent out last Wednesday and we already have close to 7,000 people registered for webinars. If you want to participate, refer a friend, or learn more, please visit