Monday, April 23, 2012: 9:15 AM-10:15 AM
Crystal Ballroom-Salon F (Orlando World Center Marriott)
Program Description: How do we help students make the transition to college and master the basic skills needed to advance to a degree? National experts will share research on three common approaches-–college readiness partnerships, summer bridge programs, and learning communities-–followed by a discussion of where best to invest scarce college resources.
Key Contact and Panelist:
Elisabeth Barnett, Senior Research Associate, Teachers College, Columbia University, NY
Mary Visher, Senior Associate, MDRC, CA
Christine McPhail, Director and Professor, Morgan State University, NY
Tamara Clunis, Dean of Academic Success, Amarillo College, TX