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Posts For Tag: "Partnerships"

Attracting More Students to Teaching

By: Katie Gragnaniello, Manager, Policy Communications, with support from ACT's State and Federal Policy Team

By: Katie Gragnaniello, Manager, Policy Communications, with support from ACT’s State and Federal Policy Team Summer’s here and many teachers are taking on additional jobs—waiting

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Community College: Making a Difference

By: Dr. Martha J. Kanter, Executive Director, College Promise Campaign Why National Community College Month? Community colleges change lives and build productive, happier, and healthier

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Celebrating Excellence

It’s that time of year again! Our friends at Excelencia in Education are now accepting nominations for this year’s Examples in Excelencia. Examples of Excelencia

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Partnerships: Driving Equity Forward

Juan Garcia, Senior Director, Center for Equity in Learning with support from Lew Montgomery, Maria Vasquez, and Tina McCoy Hearn

By Juan Garcia, Senior Director, Center for Equity in Learning with support from Lew Montgomery, Maria Vasquez, and Tina McCoy Hearn Partnerships continue to drive the equity work of

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Many Ways to Make an Impact

Melissa Murer Corrigan, Vice President Social Impact, with support from Tina McCoy Hearn and Amber O’Connor

By: Melissa Murer Corrigan, Vice President Social Impact, with support from Tina McCoy Hearn and Amber O’Connor As the Center for Equity in Learning continues

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Giving Back and Cultivating Connections

Melissa Murer Corrigan, Vice President, Social Impact, Center for Equity in Learning

By Melissa Murer Corrigan, Vice President, Social Impact, Center for Equity in Learning As we mark Giving Tuesday this year – the global day of

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Teaming up to Talk Equity and Innovation

By: Andrew Cantine, Technical Editor, ACTNext

By: Andrew Cantine, Technical Editor, ACTNext Educational technologies are having an unprecedented impact across society in multiple sectors by opening new market areas, helping learners

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Strategic Partnerships

Juan Garcia, Senior Director with support from Amy Nicknish, Tina McCoy Hearn, Lew Montgomery, and Maria Vasquez

By: Juan Garcia, Senior Director with support from Amy Nicknish, Tina McCoy Hearn, Lew Montgomery, and Maria Vasquez As another quarter comes to an end,

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The Company We Keep

Melissa Murer Corrigan, Vice President Social Impact

Melissa Murer Corrigan, Vice President Social Impact ACT has a broad and deep history of focusing on social responsibility. And focus on social impact is

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Master the Steps2College

Last week, we announced the launch of a new, interactive tool to aid in the college-going process. Steps2College, a partnership among the Center, American College Application

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On the Road at NCAN 2017

Last week my colleague Juan Garcia and I joined hundreds of educators, school counselors, advocates, nonprofits, foundations, and other education leaders in San Diego for

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Sandra Cisneros’ Inspirational Journey

Nycole Stawinoga, Manager, Research and Communications

  Friday marked the first day of National Hispanic Heritage Month. In acknowledgement of that, last week renowned author and activist Sandra Cisneros visited ACT’s

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Design Sprints and the Power of Convening

Melissa Murer Corrigan and Lori Swartzendruber

In June, ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning and ACT’s Product Line Management Horizon3 team convened a group of external researchers, practitioners, and foundations to

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School Counselors Count

Christina Gordon, Senior Director

The role of the school counselor is critical to student success, both in school and as they look ahead to college and career. A new report out

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Houston Hispanic Forum

Katie Gragnaniello, Center for Equity in Learning

Last weekend, we again joined forces with our friends at Univision to bring a Parent Academy to the 31st annual Houston Hispanic Forum (HHF) for

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National School Counseling Week

This week, we celebrate National School Counseling Week. The theme this year is “School Counseling: Helping Students Realize Their Potential.” School counselors play a significant

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Celebrating Black History Month: Geoffrey Canada

Lew Montgomery & Katie Gragnaniello, ACT Center for Equity in Learning

By: Lew Montgomery & Katie Gragnaniello, ACT Center for Equity in Learning With the start of Black History Month, we’re looking back at a recent guest

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Bridging Gaps: Hispanic Communities

Hispanic students are the fastest growing population in American public schools. Both immigration and birth rates are accelerating the number of Hispanic students enrolled in

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Serving Native American Students

Jim Larimore (Comanche), Chief Officer

November was Native American Heritage Month, which celebrates the diverse cultures and traditions of American Indian and Alaskan Native peoples. But our attention to the educational

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Why Apply?

Melissa Caperton

  What is the American College Application Campaign (ACAC)? First, thank you to ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning for inviting the American College Application

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Celebrating Excelencia

Katie Gragnaniello

As National Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close on October 15, we are continuing the celebration by highlighting our joint partnership with Excelencia in

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Up Next: College

Keira Evans

Our friends at Better Make Room have created a free mobile messaging tool that opens the realm of college access to all students across the

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Educacíon con Nosotros

Keira Evans

ACT Center for Equity in Learning’s very own Juan Garcia appeared on Univision’s Despierta America morning show last Monday. He was a part of a

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