Leaders of ATD Network institutions have unique opportunities to learn from — and with — their peers through exclusive access to network events, summits, and convenings. You benefit from strategic, customized, sustained support during your participation in the network and have options to deepen your work through targeted coaching services. Join our Network to begin the next stage of your institutional transformation.Learn More
Institutional Capacity Assessment Tool (ICAT): Assess institutional strengths, identify opportunities for improvement, and develop an action plan to operationalize integrated, impactful, and sustainable student supports.
Adaptive Capacity Assessment: Gain customized support to build an institutional culture that improves long-term student outcomes and reduces equity gaps at scale.
Data Storytelling Workshop: Build capacity in data storytelling through the effective use of equity-minded narratives and data visualizations.
Postsecondary Data Partnership (PDP): Take an intersectional approach to disaggregate, benchmark, and communicate data to measure student success and support improved outcomes.Connect with one of our team members
Institutional Capacity Framework and Assessment Tool: This comprehensive framework identifies seven essential capacities that institutions must build to create a student-focused culture that promotes equity and success.
Building Adaptive Capacity for Resiliency and Agility: Can your college adapt to ongoing change and volatility? In this guide, ATD outlines seven organizational strengths that create adaptive capacity and empower institutions to support their students and communities in times of rapid change.
An Equity Minded Framework for Data Storytelling: This resource provides an equity framework, mindset, and tools to increase the institution’s data narrative with stakeholders.
Postsecondary Data Partnership (PDP) Supports: A key benefit to the PDP is access to better data for better decision-making. ATD supports participating institutions with adoption assessments, on-boarding courses, technical briefs, capacity-building workshops, and more.
Equity Opportunity Assessment: Assess what’s impeding the college’s ability to close equity gaps.
Equity Policy Inventory: Examine policies that cause or perpetuate disparities in student success outcomes.
Equity Professional Development Mini-Workshop: Learn more about and plan for implementation of equity-minded practice throughout the institution.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Communication Audit: Analyze college communication and its impact on the student experience and sense of belonging.Connect with one of our team members
Equity Statement, 2022: ATD’s statement calls on colleges to reinforce an institution-wide commitment to transformational change to eliminate systemic barriers, address student needs, and increase social justice and equity.
Equity Principles: ATD’s Equity Principles assert that institutions of higher education are responsible for creating equitable systems to ensure all students achieve success, with particular attention to systemically excluded students.
Moving beyond words: Pierce College is taking action for racial equity: Pierce College’s twelve-year journey examining longitudinal data and disaggregating by student demographics helped to create quality educational opportunities for a diverse community of leaders.
Racial Equity Leadership Academy (RELA): RELA is an intensive institute designed to support teams of leaders as they develop bold, strategic racial equity plans and implement actionable change efforts at their institutions.
Holistic Student Supports
Holistic Student Supports Coaching: Partner with expert coaches to design, plan, implement, and assess a student-centered support model focused on equity.
Advising Professional Learning Series: Implement or expand professional learning for your advising staff that reflects best practices in equity-centered holistic advising.
Shortened Academic Terms Workshop: Learn more about the strategic implementation of shortened academic terms as an equitable student success strategy on campus.
Opportunity Assessments: Examine your institution’s structures, processes, and culture to identify priorities for improving holistic services, supporting student parents, and more.Connect with one of our team members
Knowing Our Students: Understanding & Designing for Success: This updated guidebook is a resource for institutional leaders and student success teams who are ready to engage in a new dialogue about the students they serve and eager to learn practical strategies from national experts and peer institutions.
Strategic Partnerships for Holistic Student Supports: This new toolkit is designed to support colleges through the process of developing, implementing, and maintaining strong partnerships that help students, families, and communities thrive.
TCU Holistic Student Support Redesign: Tailored for Tribal Colleges and Universities, this toolkit provides evidence-based, tools, tips, and guides to develop a more seamless and comprehensive support experience that fully equips students to achieve their goals.
Preparing for Shortened Academic Terms: Across the country, more institutions are shifting away from the traditional semester format. This guide explores how colleges successfully transitioned to shorter academic terms by engaging in systemic change and collaborating across the institution.
Landscape Analysis: Analyze K–12 partnerships and college programs to identify opportunities to increase access and success and meet community needs.
Dual Enrollment Design & Development: Align your vision and strategy with K–12 partners to make dual enrollment more accessible and supportive for historically underrepresented students.
Gateway to College Launch Services: Support your institution in planning for and implementing Gateway to College, an early college program that reengages young people with their education.
College Readiness Training: Increase your impact as a student services professional through trainings focused on sense of belonging, college knowledge, resilience, and more.Connect with one of our team members
Community Needs Assessment: When assessing of a potential partnership with a school district, these questions can help you calibrate your shared priorities for high school students and assess your mutual commitment to serving specific populations.
A Gateway to College for Disconnected Students: This brief overview of the Gateway to College program articulates the benefits for colleges, school districts, and young people. It is an ideal conversation starter for you and your K–12 partner.
Equity in Design for Holistic Student Supports: Through the stories of four students, this report brings to life the importance and benefit of personalized coaching as an element of holistic support for students facing barriers to their education.
Building Better Bridges: Guide to Strategic K12 Partnerships: ATD’s guide to strategic K–12 partnerships encourages colleges to assess their full portfolio of partnerships, ensuring that each initiative meets a specific need and all programs are aligned with the community’s goals.Connect with one of our team members
Teaching & Learning
Building Capacity for Change Seminar: Strengthen professional learning on your campus through a high-impact seminar series designed to engage educators and drive student success.
Community of Practice: Equity-Minded Teaching and Learning: Engage in professional learning designed to support faculty’s implementation of culturally responsive teaching and learning strategies to advance equity and improve course-level outcomes.
Indigenous Culture and OER Course: Learn effective strategies for designing student-centered courses using open educational resources (OER) in this indigenous-focused professional learning course.
Equity-Centered Teaching and Learning Workshop Series: Partner with ATD experts to address inequity through curriculum analysis, course design, data-informed instruction, syllabus revision, and more.
Teaching, Learning, Equity & Change: ATD, Every Learner Everywhere, and the Online Learning Consortium highlight the strategic action needed to realize the promise of professional learning on our nation’s equity-focused campuses.
Supporting Student-Focused Partnerships: In this new guide to facilitating regional professional learning communities, ATD shares insights and strategies from the Network to support colleges that want to bring community partners together to create stronger educational pathways and build community vitality.
Digital Learning Instructional Strategy Guides: Developed in collaboration with Every Learner Everywhere, these three guides share strategies for faculty, professional learning professionals, and instructional designers to leverage the strengths of technology and high-impact teaching practices.
Teaching & Learning with OER: Based on promising findings from the multiyear OER Degree Initiative, ATD and SRI Education examine how the use of OER can transform the classroom and enable more equitable, culturally responsive teaching practices.