This webinar will highlight the challenges schools and districts face in expanding college access and ensuring college readiness, and it will provide research-based strategies for addressing the needs of underserved students of color in becoming college-ready. Provided by the IDRA EAC-South.*
Our visiting scholar is Dr. Cristóbal Rodríguez. Dr. Rodríguez is an Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the School of Education at Howard University and is an expert on equity and access throughout the academic pipeline.
A panel followed to discuss responses from the field with…
Dr. Scott Fritz, Chief of Staff, Teaching, Leading & Learning School District of Osceola County, Florida
Dr. Morcease J. Beasley, Superintendent, Clayton County Public Schools
Dr. Nyla Bell, Senior Education Equity Specialist, MAEC – Center for Education Equity
Mr. Hector Bojorquez, Director of Operations, Intercultural Development Research Association
*The IDRA EAC-South provides technical assistance and training to build capacity of state and local education agencies to serve their diverse student populations. The IDRA EAC-South is one of four regional equity assistance centers and serves Region II, which covers Washington, D.C., and 11 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.