How to Use the Participatory Research Model to advance education equity, advocacy, and success.
As part of ACT’s ongoing commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility, ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning invites leaders, researchers, and practitioners to share knowledge and insights regarding the intersection of education, workforce, and equity through the ACT’s Equity Speakers Series. This year, we are pleased to invite Rhonda Broussard, founder and CEO of Beloved Community and author of “One Good Question: How Countries Prepare Youth To Lead,” along with Samarah Bentley, a student at Louisiana State University, to share insights on the power and promise of participatory research design.
Building School-Based College Preparation Supports for Students: Hosting a College Application Event
Learn from the national American College Application Campaign (ACAC) team and a school counselor at an ACAC School of Excellence: what a college application event is, resources available to support you in hosting a college application event at your school, and how you can help remove barriers that prevent students from applying to college.
Recording available as of Nov. 1, 2023. Watch now.
Why Host a College Application Event: Insights from ACAC 2022 School of Excellence Awardees
ACAC support enables state leaders, school staff, and community members to provide students with individualized support and assistance as they prepare for and complete the college application process. Two School of Excellence recipients will share the strategies they deployed during the 2022-23 application season to ensure they reached students who needed support navigating the complex college application and admissions process. Join us to learn more and get involved with the American College Application Campaign.
New WorkKeys Resources for Program Performance and Credentialing Equity
Round out your summer with the quarterly gathering of innovation and excellence for WorkReady Communities. This quarter on WRC Live! discover new ways to measure program effectiveness using WorkKeys in Adult Basic Education and WIOA workforce programs. The new federal provisions enable program operators to measure and prove program excellence and skill impact.
Learn about a valuable tool from Credential Engine on data transparency to increase equity. This initiative included ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning and provides valuable takeaways in career navigation and operational excellence