Leading the Way from College Access to Attainment
Author: Helios Education Foundation
Posted on: September 24, 2015
National, state and local leaders will convene in Orlando to discuss strategies that promote postsecondary degree completion at the National College Access Network’s (NCAN) 20th national conference.
Helios Education Foundation’s President and CEO, Paul Luna, will welcome conference attendees and introduce Dr. Falecia Douglas Williams, Valencia College West Campus President who will discuss Moving Orlando and Florida Forward through Higher Education.
The conference includes more than 70 plenary and breakout sessions, including remarks from College Board President David Coleman who will discuss increasing college access and success for underrepresented students as well as a review of college access and success in Miami-Dade County presented by Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho.
NCAN’s 2015 “Champion of College Access” Award recipient, Donald Pemberton, Ph.D., Founder of Take Stock in Children, will be honored for his lifetime of service to students.
NCAN’s mission is to build, strengthen, and empower communities committed to college access and success so that all students, especially those underrepresented in postsecondary education can achieve their educational dreams.
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