Webinar: Early College Strategies for Success

May 23, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Join us to learn about practical strategies for early college success based on lessons learned from the growing early college implementation effort in North Carolina.

This webinar will focus on three topics:

  • how to use a common set of design principles to enable consistency and alignment (presented by a current early college principal)
  • how to avoid five common pitfalls that challenge early colleges (presented by a former early college principal and leadership coach)
  • how to optimize early college partnerships and policies (presented by a former state director of early colleges in North Carolina)


WHEN:      May 23, 2018

                  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

WHERE:   Link to participate will be sent upon registration

WHO:       Existing early college principals, teachers, and staff.

                 District office personnel planning for an early college.

                 Traditional school staff seeking to implement early college strategies.



12:00 - 12:05  Welcome

12:05 - 12:20  Denise Absher, Principal, Davie County Early College - design principles

12:20 - 12:30  Dr. Laurie Baker, national early college consultant and former early college principal - five common pitfalls

12:30 - 12:45  De McKenzie, former state director of NC ECHS - optimizing policy and partnerships

12:45 - 1:00  Open questions and next steps