Delivering on the Promise of Promise Programs

September 10, 2020
Thursday
4:00 PM
EDT
FREE

Join us for a virtual panel discussion, Delivering on the Promise of Promise Programs, to hear from leaders in academic and career readiness who are focused on improving retention rates and outcomes through innovative solutions that can increase the ROI of promise programs and support workforce development.

You'll learn:

  • Innovative, scalable, and affordable solutions for improving college readiness
  • The importance of reimagining college readiness outside the bounds of the traditional school remediation models
  • Why mindset matters: How new approaches are transforming students’ belief in themselves and what we’ve learned from researching 40,000 students
  • How to scale the solution at a cost that’s affordable

We hope you will join us on September 10, 2020 to learn more about cost-effective approaches aimed at preparing students for postsecondary success and rewarding careers.

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Your presenters for this webinar are:

Portrait of Omid Fotuhi

Omid Fotuhi

Director of Learning Innovation
WGU Labs

Omid Fotuhi is the Director for Learning and Innovation at WGU Labs and serves as a Research Associate at the Learning Research and Development Center, based at the University of Pittsburgh. He is co-founder of Stanford University’s College Transition Collaborative—one of the largest multi-institution collaborations delivering proven psychological interventions to more than 40,000 students.

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Portrait of Dr. Leigh Anne Taylor Knight

Dr. Leigh Anne Taylor Knight

Executive Director and COO
The DeBruce Foundation

Dr. Leigh Anne Taylor Knight is the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of The DeBruce Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. The Foundation’s mission is to expand pathways to economic growth and opportunity, which includes innovating and supporting initiatives to increase informed career decision-making. She previously served as Executive Director of the Kansas City Area Education Research Consortium.

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Portrait of Diego Navarro

Diego Navarro

Founder
The Academy for College Excellence

Diego Navarro founded the Academy for College Excellence (ACE) during a 16-year teaching career at Cabrillo College. The successful program has been studied extensively and replicated at numerous colleges, and was featured in the Research and Planning Group for the California Community Colleges’ Student Support (Re)defined study as one of two programs that incorporated all the success factors.

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