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Oct 3, 2018

I sat down a few weeks ago, in Dallas, with Senator Florence Shapiro, former chair of the Senate Education Committee. She's now working with the Texas Association of Community Colleges to help communicate their message to members of the Texas Legislature. You can tell, right away in our conversation, how deeply she...


Sep 26, 2018

How do we encourage the adoption of good idea? How to we create a culture that promotes and internalizes positive change? Wynn Rosser, the president and CEO of the Template foundation, has spent the better part of his career wrestling with these questions.

Resources mentioned on today's episode:

The Fifth Discipline,...


May 14, 2018

Tanya Garcia is the Associate Director of Postsecondary Policy Research at the Center for Education in the Workforce at Georgetown University. She’s working to support states integrating postsecondary and labor market data to improve policy and practice. She hopes her work and the work of the Center can help...


May 7, 2018

Nathan Venske is the Associate Dean of Student Services at Jackson College in Michigan. He and his colleagues have devoted a great deal of time and energy to improving the experience their students have. They've received some grants to support these efforts, and they've had a chance to look closely at what they're doing...


Apr 30, 2018

Matt Lewis has been a professor of mathematics at San Jacinto College since 2009, and has just recently moved into the position of Qualitative Research Analyst, devoting himself full-time to understanding what works in our efforts to improve student success. Winner of several teaching awards, including the 2017 National...