The PACCE initiative supports 20 community colleges in scaling innovative approaches to reaching and enrolling learners aged 25+.Learn more
The Postsecondary Data Partnership (PDP) is a framework for advancing equity that helps institutions, states, and organizations support a culture of evidence and inquiry, using an intersectional approach to disaggregate, benchmark, and communicate data.Learn more
To help institutions build their capacity to enact change at this level, ATD has selected a cohort of 16 Network colleges with generous support from Ascendium Education Group and Crimsonbridge Foundation to test new tools and training materials intended to help colleges address inequities on their campus and in their communities. These tools and materials will attempt to provide data to help colleges assess market potential amongst opportunity populations, track the right institutional metrics and monitor both workforce outcomes and community vibrancy metrics. The project will last approximately one year and culminate in a sharing event at DREAM 2024.Learn more
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ATD is hosting two application office hours. Staff will walk through the application process for the 2024 Leah Meyer Austin Award, Leader College designation, and Leader College of Distinction designation. If you have any questions regarding the application, we encourage you to join the office hours or view the recordings.
Achieving the Dream’s two-day virtual Teaching and Learning Summit, Advancing Equitable Student Learning in Times of Accelerating Change, brings together faculty, leaders of professional learning, instructional designers, department chairs, deans, and others for interactive workshops and guided conversations to advance campus-wide transformation. Our current moment—a time of accelerated change in higher education—calls for us to be agile educators, implementing equity-minded strategies such as culturally responsive practices, open educational resources, and high-impact professional learning to sustain and scale our classroom innovations. Together, let’s navigate the changes ahead and advance equity in student learning and success on our campuses.
We’re actively working to move the field forward by exploring new ideas and developing solutions in response to pressing challenges.Learn More
We advocate for policies and practices within our network and with policymakers to promote ideas around critical issues in the field.Learn More
We train and coach leaders in the field, so they can holistically advance their institutions as engines of community growth.Learn More