— Webinar on Broadening the Benefits of Dual Enrollment

August 31st 2012 - News Release

YOU’RE INVITED TO A WEBINAR ON
Broadening the Benefits of Dual Enrollment
Reaching Underachieving and Underrepresented Students with Career-Focused Programs

This free webinar features the results of a three-year study showing that career-focused dual enrollment programs can provide important benefits for disadvantaged students. Register today to learn recommendations for policymakers and dual enrollment practitioners, and to interact with leaders involved in the Concurrent Courses initiative.

The study was conducted by the Community College Research Center at Teachers College, Columbia University and was supported by the James Irvine Foundation. The Career Ladders Project provided technical assistance to the Concurrent Courses Initiative.

Monday, September 10, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (PT) / 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (ET)

Cost: Free

To Register for the Webinar visit: 
http://irvine.org/news-insights/entry/register-for-our-webinar-on-dual-enrollment

Moderator
Vince Stewart, Senior Program Officer, The James Irvine Foundation

Presenters
Katherine Hughes, Ph.D., Assistant Director for Work and Education Reform Research, CCRC
Christopher Cabaldon, Executive Director, Linked Learning Alliance
Linda Collins, Executive Director, Career Ladders Project
Melissa Brookman, Ed.D., Director of ACE Academy at Jordan High School, LBUSD

You Will Learn: 
– The relevance of career-focused dual enrollment as a vehicle for improving educational outcomes and career paths for underperforming students in population groups that are underrepresented in California higher education

– How policymakers and community leaders can further reduce barriers to program development and student participation

– Essential elements of success that educators and administrators can consider as they start and evolve dual enrollment programs

Who Should Attend:
– Education policymakers at the state and district levels
– Dual enrollment practitioners, including community college and district leaders, high school administrators and faculty
– Nonprofits, funders and researchers who work in fields related to dual enrollment and education

Download the full report, briefs for policymakers and practitioners, and additional resources at The James Irvine Foundation website or at www.concurrentcourses.org.

 

This web meeting is made possible with support from the James Irvine Foundation.

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