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EP 133: Kids on Campus: Insights and Solutions from the Field
Access to safe, reliable childcare can be one of the biggest barriers to adults looking to pursue higher education. The annual cost of childcare is surpassing the cost of college tuition in some states, and as a result, student parents are being pushed out of the retention pipeline. So how is ACCT addressing this basic needs issue? Steve Jurch, Associate Vice President for ACCT'S Center for Policy and Practice, leads this important discussion and provides us with an overview of the new Kids on Campus Initiative.
Executive Director, Maryland Family Network
Executive Director Child Development and Family Support, Mt. Hood Community College
EP: 132- Equitably Serving Learners: Lessons from the Non-Credit Alignment Lab
On this episode of "In the Know", ACCT's Sean Robins sits down with Annie Phillips from Education Strategy Group to discuss the progress of our joint Non-Credit Alignment Lab Initiative. The grant program was designed to identify best practices to equitably and effectively serve learners enrolled in non-credit programs at community colleges.
EP 131: The Road to NLS: A Brief Overview of the Latest Action in Washington
Appropriations bills, power transitions, funding deadlines…ACCT’s public policy team is here to get you all caught up on the latest action in Washington as our members prepare to meet with their legislators and advocate for their students at the 2024 Community College National Legislative Summit!
EP 130: Black Learner Success: Are We Missing the Mark?
Black learner success. What is it? And are we really doing enough to ensure that it's thriving at our institutions? Dr. Keith Curry, President and CEO of Compton College analyzes the community college’s role in reaching a dwindling black student population and shares some of the strategies he’s implemented through his leadership positions.
EP 129: SNAP E&T (Pt. 3)- Community Colleges as Third-Party Providers
This episode of "In the Know" features the third installment of our SNAP E&T grant partnership series. Camille Vega from the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE), and Stephany Barhorst from Lorain County Community College join us to discuss what it's like to serve as a third-party SNAP E&T provider, the challenges they've faced along the way, and the advice they have for community colleges looking to begin a partnership.
EP 128: SNAP E&T (Pt. 2): Selecting the Best Contract Structure for Your Institution
On this episode of “In the Know”, we dive deeper into the inner workings of the SNAP E&T grant program. Which contract structure is best suited for your institution? ACCT's Steve Jurch sits down with Nicole Braxton and Kate Kinder to talk about the pros and cons of using an intermediary model.
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