Achieve3000 Tackles Barriers From High School to HBCUs

April 21, 2021

Achieve3000, the leader in learning acceleration for PreK-12 students, has partnered with national thought leaders from public K-12 school districts, Historically Black Colleges & Universities, and national community-based organizations to explore barriers between high school and university access.  The first conversation is entitled “Establishing the Pipeline: Provisioning Resources from High School to Career.”  

Envisioned as a series of collaborative, problem-solving sessions, each virtual meeting will examine cross-currents at the intersection of education, economic development, and equity. The initial discussion, Examining the Barriers to After-High School Success and the Role of Parental Support, School Culture, and External Partnerships, will take place on April 28 at 1:00 PM ET. Panelists will include:

  • Kevin Baird, Chairman, Non-profit Center for College & Career Readiness
  • Opal Brant, Workforce Development Board, Central Ohio
  • Dr. Adaina Brown, Local West Superintendent, Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Henry Golatt, HG Consulting
  • Annie Holmes, Council of Chief State School Officers
  • Lauren Kee, Braven, Workforce Development
  • Richard McCulloch, The PINK Collective, Circle of One Marketing
  • Janice Sneed, Southern University of Shreveport
  • Dr. Donis Toler, Principal, Columbus City Schools

“As an organization, Achieve3000 is fully committed to promoting diversity and inclusion for our customers, partners, and employees,” said Stuart Udell, CEO, Achieve3000. “We are also committed to doing everything we can to support the diverse communities we serve through our learning products and our business practices. This series of critical conversations is just one example of how we are honoring those commitments.”

“HG Consulting Services is excited to embark on this journey with Achieve3000 to provide support for Black and Brown students as they transition from high school to college and career,” said Henry Golatt, the event organizer and principal consultant at HG Consulting Services. “A common thread among all symposium partners is our connection to Historically Black Colleges and Universities. We recognize the importance of diversity and inclusion and the role that education plays in achieving that goal.”

Additional symposium sessions will be announced at a future date. Registration is free and open to all educators. Interested attendees may register here.

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