This essay by Monica Reid Kerrigan is the fourth in a series of short essays by former CCRC staff members who share thoughts about their time working at the Center. These essays will be posted on our website throughout CCRC’s 20th anniversary year.
Four CCRC staff members are being awarded graduate degrees from Teachers College this week: Vikash Reddy, Veronica Minaya, Porshèa Patterson, and Tatev Papikyan.
The book, authored by Thomas Bailey, Shanna Smith Jaggars, and Davis Jenkins, has become a guiding text for the movement among community colleges to redesign student pathways to improve graduation and transfer rates.
Judith Scott-Clayton, a senior research associate with CCRC and an associate professor at Teachers College, Columbia University, was recognized by the American Educational Research Association at its annual meeting in April with the Division L Early Career Award.
The Center for the Analysis of Postsecondary Readiness (CAPR) held its second annual meeting on March 8, 2016.