Summit Speaker Series — Equal is Still Not Enough: Leveraging Institutional Data to Expand Access and Differentiate Student Program Offerings
Mar 22, 2023 | Events, Research and Data
“How can you make changes or updates to your programming if you don’t even know whether what you are doing is working or not?” You don’t have to be a data scientist to embrace the power of numbers and the way they can help drive improved student programming. At the...
Summit Speaker Series — Collaboration Between Local College Access Networks and Community Partnership Schools in Florida
“Where there’s overlap, there’s wasting of time. If we work together, we can be working better.” When community partners work together toward a shared vision, they remove barriers, build a resilient workforce, and improve the quality of life for their respective...
The “Summit Speaker Series” podcast returns! Previewing “Rent-Free Housing, Mental Wellness, and a Randomized Control Trial Study”
Mar 8, 2023 | Events, Research and Data
FCAN is once again offering an early glimpse at some of the best practices and fresh approaches for supporting students toward education beyond high school that you can expect to hear at the 2023 Talent Strong Florida Summit. We are excited to bring back our Summit...
2023 Florida Legislative Session Preview: CTE expansion, articulation pathways, financial aid, and other legislation impacting Florida’s students
Mar 7, 2023 | News, Research and Data
Florida’s 2023 Legislative Session is slated to begin Tuesday, March 7 with new leadership in place after the November 2022 elections: Senate President Kathleen Passidomo (R – Naples) now occupies the upper chamber, while House Speaker Paul Renner (R – Palm Coast)...
NCAN Guest Blog: Addressing Summer Melt Starts in the Spring
Mar 1, 2023 | News
By Caroline Doglio, National College Attainment Network Even though it might feel like summer is far away, for some students summer melt might already be starting. An estimated 10-40% of high school students with the intention to enroll in college never actually do...
Advocacy fellows promote FCAN policy agenda in Tallahassee
Feb 27, 2023 | Research and Data
After months of training and working to gain the skills and information needed to confidently advocate for policies that help create a Talent Strong Florida, FCAN’s second-year cohort of Advocacy Fellows recently got to put those skills to the test. On Feb. 7-8, FCAN...
Keynote Spotlight: Get to Know Secretary John F. Davis and Raven Solomon
Feb 24, 2023 | Events
On April 27-28, the Talent Strong Florida Summit will once again welcome community leaders and education advocates who are committed to supporting Florida students on their path to achieving education beyond high school! Attendees will gather for two days of...
FCAN Research Roundup — February 2023
Feb 23, 2023 | News, Research and Data
FCAN's Research Roundup is a monthly feature highlighting reports and projects related to student access and success that we think are worth sharing. You will also be able to find a link to this page in FCAN's monthly newsletter. Happy reading! 1. While dual...
Key takeaways from “21st Century Skills Through Micro-Credentialing: The Polk County Partnership”
Feb 22, 2023 | Events
Guest Presenters: Naomi Boyer, Executive Director, Digital Transformation, Education Design Lab Matthew Aranda, Associate Education Designer, Micro-Credentialing, Education Design Lab Steve Cochran, Senior Director, Workforce Education and Multiple Pathways, Polk...
Are your high school seniors ready to pay for college? FCAN releases 2022-23 FAFSA Challenge Dashboard to help!
Feb 22, 2023 | Florida FAFSA Challenge, Research and Data
Did you know that 4 out of 5 Florida college students rely on federal, state, and school-based aid to attend college? Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the best way to make college affordable for the vast majority of Florida...
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