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Bouffard, Suzanne – Learning Professional, 2019
Delia Pompa's distinguished career in education policy has focused on the needs of immigrant students and English learners. She is a senior fellow for education policy at the Migration Policy Institute and was previously senior vice president for programs at the National Council of La Raza (now UnidosUS) and director of education for the…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Teacher Role, Faculty Development
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2022
Accreditation is a critical tool for quality assurance and accountability for higher education, signaling an institution's commitment to academic quality and fiscal integrity. The Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) published this statement to help board…
Descriptors: Governing Boards, Higher Education, Educational Quality, Quality Assurance
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Rennar-Potacco, Donna; Orellana, Anymir; Salazar, Andres – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2017
The low retention rates of students in science technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and STEM-related majors threaten the ability of the United States to maintain its prominence in science and technology and meet economic demand (Executive Office of the President, President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, 2012). One…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, STEM Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Smith, Kara; Jagesic, Sanja; Wyatt, Jeff; Ewing, Maureen – College Board, 2018
Projections by the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (2012) point to a need for approximately one million more Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) professionals than the U.S. will be able to produce considering the current rate of STEM postsecondary degree completions (Executive Office of the President of…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, STEM Education, Student Participation, High School Students
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Shaughnessy, Michael F.; Barnes, Bryan – Gifted Education International, 2019
Michael F. Shaughnessy is currently Professor of Educational Studies at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, New Mexico. Bryan Barnes is a graduate student in Speech Language Pathology at Eastern New Mexico University and is pursuing a Master's degree in that field. In this article, Shaughnessy, and Barnes, offer up a reflective conversation…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Leadership Training, Student Leadership, Social Responsibility
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Larson, Susan; Partridge, Lee; Walkington, Helen; Wuetherick, Brad; Moore, Jessie L. – International Journal for Academic Development, 2018
Recognising that regional differences in mentored undergraduate research and inquiry (URI) practices shape how academic developers might adapt international practices and resources to their local contexts, guest editor Jessie L. Moore invited four scholars to discuss the key terms, concepts, and initiatives for mentored URI in their countries.…
Descriptors: Mentors, Undergraduate Students, Inquiry, Student Research
Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education, 2021
In January 2021, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. issued Executive Order 14000, "Supporting the Reopening and Continuing Operation of Schools and Early Childhood Education Providers," "to ensure that students receive a high-quality education during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to support the safe reopening and continued operation of…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Outcomes of Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Wampler, David – Issues in Teacher Education, 2015
In this brief article, David Wampler describes how nearly 30 years with one institution (University of California, Davis) and one organization (California Council on the Education of Teachers or Cal Council) provided him with an incredibly positive and productive professional experience. Herein, he describes his years with CCET in terms of four…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Teaching Experience, Faculty Mobility, Faculty Development
Advance CTE: State Leaders Connecting Learning to Work, 2019
Massachusetts was one of the 10 states selected to participate in New Skills for Youth (NSFY). NSFY, launched by JPMorgan Chase & Co. in 2016, is a $75 million, five-year initiative, aimed at strengthening and expanding high-quality career pathways for youth. As part of this initiative, the Council of Chief State School Officers, Advance CTE,…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, State Programs, Vocational Education, Sustainability
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Longman, Karen A.; Anderson, Patricia S. – Christian Higher Education, 2016
This article presents a discussion of the gender imbalance in senior-level leadership roles within the U.S. member institutions of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU), highlighting data across the last two decades. The underrepresentation of women in this sector is placed within a theological context and is compared with…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Educational Trends, Leadership Role, Women Administrators
US Senate, 2016
This hearing is the fourth in the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions' series examining issues in postsecondary education in anticipation of reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. Accreditation's role is to help ensure an acceptable level of quality across a wide spectrum of American higher education. Under the Higher…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Educational Needs
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), 2017
This 60-Second survey (Appendix A) was a partnership between the American Council on Education (ACE) and AACRAO. Colleges and universities have invested in the use of data analytics to improve student outcomes, close attainment gaps, and improve organizational performance. As environmental conditions continue to evolve, the pressure to do so in…
Descriptors: Data, Institutional Research, Opinions, Access to Information
US House of Representatives, 2016
This document records testimony from a hearing held on April 22, 2015 on the topic of challenges that are faced by Native American schools. Nearly a century ago the Federal Government made a promise to deliver to Native American children a quality education that just doesn't teach math and science, but preserves their customs and culture.…
Descriptors: Hearings, American Indian Education, American Indian Students, Federal Government
Deupree, Charles – Communique, 2011
The 2011 elections are complete and Amy Smith has been elected to lead NASP in 2012. Amy has a long history of serving her state and national professional organizations, most recently as NASP program manager for advocacy and before that as the Pennsylvania delegate and Northeast Region delegate representative. She served the Association of School…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Elections, Professional Associations, National Organizations
Besikof, Rudolph Joseph – ProQuest LLC, 2010
A 2008 statement from the Foundation for California Community Colleges in the Chronicle of Higher Education revealed that two-year institutions provide education for approximately half of the nation's undergraduate students (Wiessner, 2008). However, when it comes to benefiting from dollars that are raised from donors for postsecondary schools,…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Fund Raising, Community Colleges, Alumni
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