CACG Network Meeting #2: Changing Attitudes, Creating Success


CACG Network Meeting, July 27-28, 2009, Boulder, Colorado

The second CACG Network meeting took place July 27-28, 2009 at the State Higher Education Policy Center in Boulder, Colorado. Building on the success of the first meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, this meeting focused on increasing access and success among students of color, using data to evaluate and improve programs, and preparing for potential changes in federal college access funding.




  • SESSION: CACG Programs in the Network States

Nevada's Go to College Program
Natalie Mazzullo, community education specialist, Nevada System of Higher Education

  • SESSION: Measuring Progress: Using Data to Track Results

The Data Quality Campaign
Kentucky High School Feedback Report
Charles McGrew, director of P20, Data Quality Campaign

State Scholars Initiative Data: Successes and Challenges
Terese Rainwater, program director, State Scholars Initiative, WICHE

  • SESSION: What Do the Students Think? Lessons from Alaska's Peer Mentor Program

Alaska's College and Career Guides
Misty Klodt and Scott Mattison, college/career guides, Robert Service High School

  • SESSION: College Access Programs: The Federal Update

Increasing Access and Attainment through ARRA
Sharmila Basu Conger, policy analyst, State Higher Education Executive Officers

College Access Challenge Grant: The Federal Policy Climate Explained
Iris Oliver, associate, HCM Strategists

  • SESSION: Addressing Common Barriers to Access and Success

The Pathways to College Academic and Social Supports Model
Andrea Reeve, director, Academic Advancement Center/TRiO Student Support Services, Colorado State University