Princeton Academy, NJ

Princeton Academy Educational Expo 
in Princeton NJ - 
April 24, 2017

AISAP has embarked on a new initiative created to support Admission and Enrollment Management Professionals, advocate for options in private education, and provide students and families information and guidance into opportunities on the road to higher education. This program is called Educational Expos: Opportunities on the road to higher education and beyond. This program began in September of the 2016/2017 academic year and is located at various sites around the United States. These programs are heavily advertised and marketed and free and open to the public.

Host School:

Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart

1128 Great Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 921-6499

Professional Development Speaker: 
Janet Lavin Rapelye, Dean of Admission, Princeton University


TopicJanet will discuss her career path and share key decision points along the way, as well as contemporary issues in the admission profession. There will be a casual Q&A session.

Janet Lavin Rapelye was appointed Dean of Admission at Princeton University, July 1, 2003. As Princeton’s Dean of Admission, Rapelye serves on the President's Cabinet and holds responsibility for articulating the University’s mission to prospective students and their parents, working closely with all University constituencies and a 40-person staff.

Dean Rapelye served as Dean of Admission for 12 years at Wellesley College. She joined Wellesley College in 1991 from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, where she was Associate Director of Admissions. Earlier she worked in the admissions offices at Stanford University and Williams College. She was certified by the Vermont Board of Education and taught high school English in a rural public school in the Northeast Kingdom.

She is a graduate of Williams College and holds a master’s degree from the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University.

Dean Rapelye serves on the Board of Directors of the Common Application. She is a member of the College Board and the National Association of College Admissions Counseling. She is past chair of the New England Regional Council of the College Board. She has served on the Board of The Principia Corporation and on the Board of Trustees of the College Board. She is a member of the Corporation of the Noble and Greenough School where she is also an alumna.


  • 4:15 - 5:15 pm  Professional development session for Admission and Enrollment Management Professionals 
  • 5:15 - 6:00 pm  Light dinner for school representatives and event set up
  • 6:00 - 8:00 pm  Education Expo (School fair “2.0”) — a most engaging interaction with school reps, special guests, and brief, 25-minute breakout sessions for parents and students on topics such as the application process, assessment and testing, and affordability.

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Expo/School Fair Registration Fee

  • AISAP Member (includes expo registration, professional development, and dinner): $295
  • AISAP Non-Member* (includes expo registration, professional development, and dinner): $335
  • Additional school representatives (wanting to participate in professional development and dinner): $50
         *If you are not an AISAP Member, you have the option to join now and receive the member rate through your registration.
  • Professional development program and dinner only (does not include Expo): $50 
  • *To view our Cancellation and Substitution Policy, please click HERE.

This event is at full capacity for schools attending. Please consider another Expo

What does an Educational Expo/School Fair offer?  Many things:

  • An opportunity on a global scale to encourage schools to come together in support and as advocates of private education opportunities for parents and students.
  • An opportunity to have professional development provided by AISAP and partners for all of the attending Admission and Enrollment Management professionals.
  • An opportunity for students and parents to have premier access to break-out sessions with leading authorities and practitioners in areas related to the Admission and Enrollment Management process.  For example, there are sessions on topics such as the application process, assessment and testing, and affordability.
  • In partnership with SchoolAdmin, all events have online pre-registration and electronic walk-in registration.  Information is shared with attending schools after the event.

AISAP staff and partners, with support from our host schools, will be overseeing and managing everything from registration to outreach, programming, marketing, and follow-up.  

Interested in learning more about hosting an Educational Expo in your school community or attending an Educational Expo? Please contact Ray Diffley at