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College Success: First Year and Beyond

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This strand is recommended for all college faculty and high school teachers supporting student success in college first-year experience and orientation classes, including dual enrollment, Early College High Schools, Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools, and Career Technical Education Early College High Schools. The session focuses on the research underpinning college success and discusses common concerns and potential barriers that students face as they transition to their first year of postsecondary education and beyond, stressing success habits traditionally found in first-year experience courses, orientation, and college bridge programs. The session uses interactive AVID methodologies and strategies to accomplish its goals.

This strand requires all participants to have their own device or laptop that can connect to the internet. Participants must bring an acceptable device, power cord, and earbuds/headphones with them to the strand. If a district-issued device is being used, be sure to log in to the device on the district network before attending. Device software and web browser need to be up to date.

  • Acceptable devices include laptops, Chromebooks, Surface devices, iPads, and iPad Pros.
  • Unacceptable devices include mini iPads, Kindle or Galaxy tablets, and smartphones.

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Three-day professional learning hosted at 10 face-to-face locations across the United States during June and July that provides high-paced, interactive, dynamic professional learning while modeling engaging and rigorous instruction.

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Two-day professional learning hosted at a face-to-face location across the United States yearlong provides an excellent way to broaden or deepen the ongoing improvement of instruction and comprehensive culture of student success within your school setting.

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