At the end of 2020, Congress enacted and the president signed into law a government funding and COVID relief package that included several sweeping higher education developments via the FAFSA Simplification Act. NCAN members, join us for this deep dive session with esteemed financial aid expert Mark Kantrowitz to walk through the substantial changes that […]
While high school graduation rates have improved across the nation, large gaps in postsecondary enrollment and degree completion persist, especially for students of color and students from low-income backgrounds. These inequitable results demand new K-12 district- and school-level approaches for supporting students’ postsecondary transitions. NCAN’s new report focuses on four school districts across the country […]
The year-long pandemic has exacerbated the growing gap in postsecondary enrollment and completion for students of color, first generation to college students and students from low-income backgrounds. Prior to the pandemic, NCAN was working with 12 NCAN member organizations to address these gaps with the generous support of a Michael & Susan Dell Foundation grant. […]
Join this webinar to learn more about NCAN member Crosby Scholars' AAMPED – African American Males Pursuing Educational Dreams – program. AAMPED provides workshops specifically for African American males to help them build both life and college success skills. AAMPED also serves to mentor students and their parents along the college and career pathway. The […]
Please join us for a webinar that will offer an overview of NCAN’s latest “The Growing Gap" report, research findings, interactive dashboard, and state affordability profiles – and to discuss practical takeaways for the NCAN community to use these resources to amplify their own work.
Is your agency looking to expand beyond college access and cultivate meaningful community engagement? Are you wondering how to build a comprehensive system of support locally? Join us to learn about building community ecosystems that foster a college-going culture at both the local and statewide levels. Iowa College Aid staff will share how they crafted […]
Expand your Educator/UndocuAlly toolkit so you can address the institutional challenges current and prospective undocumented students face when accessing higher education. This workshop will provide you with promising practices, helpful resources, and an invaluable framework that can build your capacity to create effective solutions. Whether you work within higher education or partner with colleges and […]
The virtual event is being held as a three-part series on April 21, May 12, and June 2. This year, we focus on building personal and organizational capacity in the areas of diversity and inclusion to impact equity in the postsecondary attainment field. Each 90-minute session will encourage attendees to reflect on their own organization's […]
The National College Attainment Network (NCAN), is holding a virtual conference, October 5-7 10am to 5pm daily. Please register on the NCAN site to join.