Partnerships

Bridging K-12 to College Transitions

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May 20, 2020

Academic disruption is likely to exacerbate pipeline leaks at key transition points, and traditionally underserved students are at greatest risk. In the short-term, higher education must rethink summer bridge programs to address summer melt and learning loss.

Adopt, Adapt, and Create Open Educational Resources

OER can help trustees leverage investments to increase student success and fight enrollment declines

William F. Kelley

Harper College, like so many other community colleges throughout our country, has taken bold steps to dramatically change the trajectory of student success rates.

Aligning for Student Success (2018)

How Community Colleges Work with K-12 to Improve College and Career Outcomes

This paper calls on community college presidents and trustees implement strategies to accelerate academic transitions, extend navigational supports, and serve as career bridges from high school to the workforce.  

Common Core Standards for College and Career Readiness

Paul E. Lingenfelter

A Leadership Opportunity for Community College Trustees

guardian paper

Partnerships for a Future-Ready Workforce (2018)

This report details how community colleges and businesses can form strong partnerships, national employment trends and postsecondary attainment, and policies & practices that form a continuum of education and career training.

Seizing the Moment: Community Colleges Collaborating with K-12 to Improve Student Success (2016)

Seizing the Moment calls on community college presidents and trustees to embrace the higher standards many K-12 school systems have adopted and implement strategies to increase college readiness and success. 

Strengthening Rural Community Colleges (2021)

Innovations and Opportunities

Strengthening Rural Community Colleges: Innovations and Opportunities details the needs and challenges of rural community colleges throughout the United States.