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College & Career

Every student deserves the opportunity to excel in college and career. As such, WestEd staff provide expertise on effective practices and transition strategies focusing on secondary education, community colleges, universities, adult education, and workforce development.

We conduct research and evaluation studies, develop and visualize measures of college and career readiness, help states establish policies and plans, and provide evidence-based professional development that strengthens pathways to student success in higher education and beyond.

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  • Karon Klipple

    Karon Klipple

    Executive Director, Carnegie Math Pathways

    Karon Klipple directs the Carnegie Math Pathways, a network of faculty members, researchers, designers, students, and content experts committed to increasing student success in developmental mathematics and overall college and career outcomes.