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Postsecondary Access and Success for Rural Students Webinar

When: Nov 10, 2010 from 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM

Where: Web based

Contact: Lisa Shimmel, , 312-283-2301)

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The Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Mid-Atlantic invites you to participate in the upcoming webinar “Postsecondary Access and Success for Rural Students.” The webinar is hosted by the REL Rural Working Group, which consists of representatives from all 10 regional educational laboratories. The webinar is designed to provide a national audience of rural education stakeholders with research-based information on increasing postsecondary access and success for rural students. It will be held on November 10, 2010, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST.

Participants will engage in a national discussion about the implications of research on postsecondary access and success for rural students, featuring the IES Practice Guide “Helping Students Navigate the Path to College: What High Schools Can Do.” Presenting at the event will be Dr. William Tierney, director of the Center for Higher Education Policy Analysis and Wilbur-Kieffer Professor of Higher Education at the Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California, and lead author of the Practice Guide. Also presenting at the webinar will be Dr. Judith Meece, codirector of the Rural High School Aspirations project for the IES-funded National Research Center on Rural Education Support. Space is limited, so please register as soon as possible.

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