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April 2013 Regional College Success Summit

Since 2011, working groups in the areas of access, curriculum alignment, and data collection have collaborated on developing a regional strategy for college completion and student success. At last spring's summit, K-12 and higher education regional leaders proposed a goal of 60% degree attainment in Central Ohio by 2025 and called for a Central Ohio Compact to promote teamwork and innovation across the region.

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Central Ohio Compact Report

The Central Ohio Compact:
A regional strategy for college completion and career success

The April 2 summit will be guided by the following agenda towards that goal:

Updates & Context David Harrison
Progress to Date
Brief updates from around the room on advances in Compact goals.
Facilitated by Don Upton
New Definitions of Student Success
Panel

Panels with Facilitated Discussion
Pathways to Prosperity
A collaboration of states, Jobs for the Future, and the Harvard Graduate School of Education seeking to ensure more youth complete high school and attain a postsecondary credential.
Pathways to Prosperity report
  • Steve Lyons, Columbus Partnership
  • Cheryl Hay, Columbus State
  • Tricia Moore, Reynoldsburg City Schools
Reverse Transfer/Credit When It’s Due
Ohio is one of 12 states to receive a portion of the $6.4 million funding from the two-year Credit When It’s Due: Recognizing the Value of Quality Associate Degrees grant. The grant is designed to study “reverse-transfer,” a process to award associate degrees to students who attended a community college and transferred to a four-year institution where they are currently enrolled and have completed the required coursework to earn an associate degree.
  • Brad Myers, Ohio State University
  • Pam Shay, Franklin University
  • Marty Maliwesky, Columbus State
Ohio Board of Regents/Ohio Department of Education Updates
Alignment of the common core state standards, PARCC assessments, and remediation-free standards.
  • Rebecca Watts, Ohio Board of Regents
  • Larry Early, Ohio Department of Education

Implementation Planning

  • Curriculum Alignment
  • Access and Communication
  • Data
Don Upton
Next Steps .