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ASAP & Guided Pathways: The Latest in Research and Institutional Alignment

Conference: American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Annual Convention
Date and Time: April 24, 2017 2:15–3:15 PM
Location: New Orleans, LA
Venue: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | Room 209

Community colleges seeking to improve student outcomes often ask about the relationship between two approaches receiving significant publicity: Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) and Guided Pathways (GP). This session will bring together CUNY, the creators of ASAP, and research organizations MDRC and CCRC to discuss these two strategies. This session will describe ASAP and GP and present the unparalleled impacts on student success found in CUNY ASAP and similar wraparound programs in Ohio. The session will conclude with a participatory discussion on the similarities and differences between ASAP and GP and how they can be aligned for implementation and impact in community colleges.


Thomas Bailey
Community College Research Center
Michael Weiss
Research Associate
Christine Brongniart
ASAP Director for New College Partnerships
Richard Kazis
Senior Vice President
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