'Entering the College Zone' for students in grades 6-12

Albany High students at graduation in 2023

The City School District of Albany is partnering again this year with the Albany chapter of the Black Child Development Institute to offer students in grades 6-12 and their parents and guardians an opportunity to attend the Entering the College Zone Student Conference in April. 

The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 27 from 9:30-3 p.m. at Hudson Valley Community College. Students can register through Friday, April 12. The conference is free for all participants.

The district will provide free bus transportation for students and families to and from the conference; the bus schedule for April 27 is included in the linked registration materials.

You can complete and return the application materials via email at programs@bcdialbany.org, mail the completed forms to the address provided on the letter for families linked above, or return them to your child's school counselor or home school coordinator. 

If you have any questions or would like additional information, you can reach out to the BCDI program coordinators at (518) 888-7890. You also can contact your principal, school counselor or home school coordinator.