As the Associate Director of Transfer Admissions at Long Island University (LIU) Brooklyn, I met each day with students to discuss their higher education goals. It was my job to review their transcripts from their previous school with them, recommend classes they should be taking, and discuss the requirements of LIU’s programs. But, more often…Details
Beginning this fall (2016) and continuing into spring 2017, the California Department of Education will be sending College Readiness Block Grant monies directly to qualifying local educational agencies. You do not need to do anything to qualify. The DOE will be using student data for grades 9-12 to assure that LEAs who served at least…Details
At EPIC, we have been doing a lot of work around equity to support educators and administrators. Partnering with schools and districts up and down the west coast, we have the opportunity to engage with schools that are generally filled with students who have historically been underserved. One of the struggles schools have with addressing…Details
EPIC has submitted two workshop proposals to SXSWedu, and we need your votes! We recently submitted proposals for two SXSWedu sessions at next year’s conference in Austin, TX. Selection of the proposals is partially based on votes from the public, so our team is asking for your help to vote for our sessions and share…Details
Epic School Partnerships uses the Four Keys to support schools as they equip students with the skills they need to be a lifelong learners and to succeed beyond high school. In it’s simplest form, we refer to the Four Keys as Think, Know, Act, Go. In other words, students ready to be lifelong learners have the…Details
Last week we were fortunate enough to visit, learn, and share with educators in Springfield and Dayton, Ohio. Despite lightning storms, weather delays, and over 40 hours of travel time to make our way there and back, we returned from the trip feeling energized and inspired by the commitment of the individuals we met.