Sustainable Strategies: Life After CACG

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Members of WICHE's College Access Regional (CAR) Network gathered in Salt Lake City on January 29 and 30 to discuss the development of broad-based college access networks, strategies to improve access and success for low-income students, and state plans for sustaining activities currently funded under the federal College Access Challenge Grant.

The agenda for the meeting is available here.




State Sustainability Report: Alaska

Speakers: Rebekah Matrosova, director of outreach and early awareness, Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education

Christiane Allison, AKCIS outreach systems manager, Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education


College Access Networks: From Plan to Action

Speaker: Ryan Fewins-Bliss, assistant director for network develoment, Michigan College Access Network


State Sustainability Report: North Dakota

Speaker: Wally Erhardt, director, BND College Planning Center, Bank of North Dakota


Bridging Barriers: SREB's Readiness Courses

Speaker: Megan Root, senior project and policy associate, Souther Regional Education Board


State Sustainability Report: Utah

Speaker: Melissa Miller Kincart, assistant commissioner, outreach and access, Utah System of Higher Education


State Sustainability Report: Idaho

Speaker: Jessica Piper, CACG program director, Idaho Board of Education


Starting Strong: First Year Success

Speaker: Sandra Posey, director, learning communities and first year success, Metropolitan State University of Denver


Coalition Building for Sustainability: Lessons from California

Speaker: Kim Tran, policy director, Campaign for College Opportunity