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NSI 2012: Bridging the Gap for College Readiness

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NSI 2012: Bridging the Gap for College Readiness

NSI 2012: Bridging the Gap for College Readiness

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  • 1. Bridging the Gap A Panel DiscussionBest Practices/Preparing Students Wednesday, July 11, 2012
  • 2. Panelists Thomas C. Golden, Ph.D.Senior Associate Director – Office of Undergraduate Admissions Vanderbilt University Danielle Jastrow Career & College Coordinator – Southwest High School District Coordinator, My Life Plan & Naviance AchieveMpls and Minneapolis Public Schools Rafael A. Meza Director, Undergraduate Recruitment The University of Arizona John J. Zuk Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Instruction Hatboro-Horsham High School 1
  • 3. Audience Participation Encouraged! Host Todd Bloom, Ph.D., Chief Academic Officer – Hobsons Facilitator Allison Gardner, Dir of Professional Development - Hobsons
  • 4. Why is it important to focus on bridging the gap?• What are the challenges that high schools face when preparing students for college?• What are the challenges that Higher Ed institutions face when working with new students?• What are the common challenges faced by both groups? 3
  • 5. What are the obstacles that prevent successful & seamless transitions?• A 2005 study by the National Center for Education Statistics found that students who wait to enroll in college are at "considerable risk of not completing a postsecondary credential when compared with their peers who enroll immediately after high school graduation." Is this a widespread obstacle?• Are bridge programs only for "at risk" students? 4
  • 6. What is working?• How do we maintain continuity between HS and postsecondary?• What are some good models?• Which of these models has the best potential to scale in thousands of high schools?• What do successful bridge programs have in common?• What are leading indicators for students who might need bridge support? 5
  • 7. What more can we do?• What do Higher Ed institutions need from High Schools?• What do High Schools need from Higher Ed institutions? 6
  • 8. Questions? 7