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Archived Webinar

Early and Middle College High Schools: Effective Practices for College and Career Readiness

Recorded on March 03, 2016

This webinar was co-sponsored by the Region IX Equity Assistance Center at WestEd, the California Department of Education, and the Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office.

The early college and middle college high school model combines high school and college classes, allowing students to earn an Associate’s degree or significant college credit by high school graduation with minimal costs to their families.

The model has gained recognition across the United States for its success in increasing college participation and graduation, especially among underserved students.

In this archived webinar, participants learn how early and middle college high schools can potentially strengthen the pipeline from high school to college and career.

Who Will Benefit

  • K-12 district superintendents and administrators
  • Principals and site administrators
  • Community college administrators and faculty
  • School board members and parent leaders
  • Researchers and grantmakers

What You Will Learn

  • The characteristics of successful early and middle college high school programs in California
  • The outcomes for economically disadvantaged students, first generation students, and students underrepresented in four-year colleges or universities
  • The challenges and key considerations for implementing this model

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Webinar Presenter(s):

James Espinoza
Sara Lundquist Santa Ana College

Materials from the Webinar