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Webinar on Dual Enrollment

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 Concurrent Courses initiative was funded by The James Irvine Foundation and evaluated by the Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teachers College, Columbia University.

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

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
Cost: Free:
Register now!

Location:
Online

Date & Time: 9/9/2012, 2:00:00 PM - 3:00:00 PM  

Participants:

Vince Stewart, Senior Program Officer, The James Irvine Foundation
Katherine L. Hughes,
Assistant Director for Work and Education Reform Research, Teachers College, Columbia University
Christopher Cabaldon,
Executive Director, Linked Learning Alliance
Linda Collins,
Executive Director, Career Ladders Project
Melissa Brookman,
Director of ACE Academy, Jordan High School, Long Beach School District