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NCPR Participation at League for Innovation Annual Conference 2010

Roundtable: "Accelerating Math in Summer Bridge Programs: Getting Results”

Monday, March 29, 2010
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Grand Ballroom East and West, Level 1, Marriott

Attendees learned about Texas’ Developmental Summer Bridge programs, where students learn math concepts, improve test scores, and gain comfort with being college students.

--Elisabeth Barnett, Senior Research Associate, CCRC
--Aki Nakanishi, Senior Research Assistant, CCRC
--Rosa Gutierrez, South Texas Community College
--Alma Jasso, Faculty, Math, Texas A&M University

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Presentation: "Learning Communities Demonstration Implementation Lessons"

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
In the forum: "Learning Communities: Research and Practice"
Location: Carroll A, Level 3, Hilton

Experienced administrators and researchers discussed the challenges and best practices in creating, maintaining, and scaling-up learning communities.

--Mary Visher, Mary Visher, Senior Associate, Young Adults and postsecondary Education, MDRC
--Donna McKusick, Dean, Developmental Education and Special Academic Programs, The Community College of Baltimore County-Essex, MD
--Rachel Singer, Kingsborough Community College

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Type: Conferences & Seminars

Location: Baltimore, MD

Date & Time: From 3/29/2010, 11:00:00 AM To 3/31/2010, 9:00:00 AM