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Monday, October 9 • 10:15am - 10:45am
Urban Engagement, Collaboration, & Success: connecting an urban state university and an urban public high school focusing on Student Success and Retention through Teaching, Learning, Curriculum Transformation/Alignment, and Professional Development (30 mi

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Challenging, Energizing, and Rewarding! Building collaborative success between an urban state university and an urban public high school invigorates and enriches both institutions. Careful data collection and assessment has driven program development, policy, and procedure to ensure student success and retention while engaging teaching faculties through professional development opportunities. This session will examine the 10 year history and data of this urban collaboration that has successfully provided opportunity for high school students to enroll in on-campus university courses while completing their high school diploma.
Educational goals and objectives, lessons learned, and assessment will be shared along with implementation of best practices.


Lauren Franklin

Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School of the Indianapolis Public Schools District
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J.R. Russell, Ph.D.

Director of Early College Entrance, IUPUI
Dr. J.R. Russell is the Director of the Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) SPAN Division, a post he has held since 1996. The SPAN Division is home to Early College Entrance (ECE) and Accelerated College Immersion (ACI) programs for the Indianapolis campus... Read More →

Monday October 9, 2017 10:15am - 10:45am MDT
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