Upcoming Events

Success Coaching at Community Colleges: Early Findings from Two Experimental Pilots

October 6, 2023, 4 PM EST | 2023 NACADA Annual Conference

The Coaching Project is a grant-funded effort by TBR—The College System of Tennessee to increase credit accumulation and persistence for community college students through a new model of success coaching. Coaches provide enhanced advising to their assigned students, including frequent text and email outreach, helping students set goals, counseling students about major selection and career alignment, and connecting students to resources. In this session, we will provide background on the project, describe the coaching intervention and its experimental design, and share early results from the first year of the Coaching Project.

Resilience in Recovery: Campus Innovations for Student Re-engagement and Success

November 18, 2023, 8 AM PST | Community College League of California 2023 Annual Convention

As California Community Colleges remake themselves in a new context few imagined before March 2020, many of their pandemic-era adaptations are here to stay. This presentation features CEO reflections on institutional agility and findings from a Wheelhouse and PPIC research partnership revealing powerful innovation underway statewide. The presenters are Tammeil Gilkerson of Evergreen Valley College, Michal Kurlaender of Wheelhouse, Olga Rodriguez of PPIC, and Angelica Suarez of Orange Coast College.

Past Presentations

Pandemic Impact on Community College Students and Their Pathways to a Baccalaureate: Latest Updates for Fall 2022

June 29, 2023, 2:00 PM EDT | ARCC Network Webinar

Based on the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center’s Transfer and Progress fall 2022 report, this webinar will offer the latest updates on transfer and mobility for community college students and highlight disparities in transfer patterns among student subgroups as well as gaps in access to transfer pathways across different types of community colleges.

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Developing and Testing a Career and Technical Education Survey for Sub-baccalaureate Institutions

April 22, 2023 | Council for Study of Community Colleges (CSCC) Conference

Angela Estacion, Cameron Sublett, Jenna Terrell, and Diana Roldan-Rueda from WestEd will discuss the development of a survey of CTE administrators in Florida’s community and district technical colleges. The survey explores how sub-baccalaureate institutions align their CTE programs to the labor market.