Students Across The Divide

pnet-logo-200wSession 2C:
Students Across The Divide

Time:
9 am on Thursday, November 20, 2014

Location:
Omni New Haven Hotel — York

Moderator:
Dr. Keren Zuniga McDowell, Director of College Success, Denver Scholarship Foundation

Confirmed Panelists:
Sonia Dinnall, Executive Director of College & Career Readiness, Hartford Public Schools
Diane Dodge, Executive Director, East Bay College Fund
Bidya Ranjeet, Executive Director of the Center for Academic Programs, University of Connecticut
Rachael Schettenhelm, Chair, College Advancement Studies Department, Gateway Community College

The transition of students from secondary to post-secondary to career can be fraught with difficulty due to a number of challenges. Promise programs are uniquely positioned to serve as intermediaries throughout a scholars’ developmental trajectory. What practices have evolved from the Promise landscape to cultivate effective cross-boundary institutional collaboration and mediate the “leaky pipeline” that too often upends students?