Resources

Listing of resources and past webinars provided by our community members.

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Looking Backward and Looking Forward: Highlights of the Early College Expansion Partnership

The Early College Expansion Partnership aimed to increase the high school and college success of 30,000 low-income youth.

Leadership and Instructional Coaching: Lessons Learned from the Evaluation of the the Early College Expansion Partnership

The Early College Expansion Project used leadership coaching to build the capacity of school administrators to guide early college implementation. ...

Taking the Long View: Sustainability Lessons from the Early College Expansion Partnership

The ECEP partners learned that sustaining the progress made during the i3 grant requires more than simply identifying new sources of external funds to extend the original grant-funded activities. ...

Solving the Dual Enrollment Staffing Puzzle: Lessons from the Early College Expansion Partnership

A shortage of qualified instructors poses a threat to early college expansion and sustainability. This brief explores the innovative strategies that the ECEP districts and their postsecondary partners have used to address their dual credit staffing challenges. 

Systemic Supports for the Texas Success Initiative

This issue brief by Educate Texas describes  the systemic supports that the i3 districts implemented to improve student performance on the Texas Success Initiative, the statewide college placement exam used to determine eligibility for dual credit courses. 

One Powerful Voice: College Transition Specialists

This issue brief by Educate Texas describes the valuable role played by College Transition Specialists in the Rio Grande Valley. 

DPS Early College Logic Model (2018)

 Denver’s Early College Department created a logic model that illustrates the district’s supports for state-designated early college high schools and anticipated short-term, medium-term, and long-term outcomes. 

DPS Train the Trainer Module: Lesson Planning

This slide deck on Lesson Planning is part of a set of train-the-trainer resources designed for schools to use to deliver their own professional development.

DPS Train the Trainer Module: Active Learning and the CIF

This slide deck on the CIF is part of a set of train-the-trainer resources designed for schools to use to deliver their own professional development.

Math Teacher Spotlights from the Early College Expansion Partnership

This resource, produced by Educate Texas, includes individual spotlights of math teachers in Brownsville and Pharr-San Juan-Alamo, TX, with teacher-created tips and perspectives on how they have used the Common Instructional Framework in...

English Teacher Spotlights from Early College Expansion Partnership

This resource, produced by Educate Texas, includes individual spotlights of English teachers in Brownsville and Pharr-San Juan-Alamo, TX, with teacher-created tips and perspectives on how they have used the Common Instructional Framework in their...

Pave the Way for Coaches

Principles must support instructional coaches in order for their work to be effective.

Best Practices In Instructional Coaching

Iowa Education Agencies Report on Instructional Caoching

Growing the Dual Credit Teaching Force: Ongoing Efforts in Denver and Mounds View

As school district throughout the country expand dual enrollment and career pathway programs, they faced with an enormous challenge of staffing dual credit classes.

Increasing Academic Success through Project-Based Learning (PBL) Modules with High-Needs Students: Case Studies from NJ & Ohio

By engaging in a socially and emotionally supportive learning environment through six (6) student-centered, PBL modules over four years, our early college high school students from 9th-12th grades develop the necessary college and career readiness skills for academic success to and through college....

Using Data To Inform College Readiness and STEM Engagement in High Schools

This webinar will present findings from student survey and college readiness / dual enrollment coursework data collected through the STEM Early College Expansion Partnership (SECEP) project in participating Michigan and Connecticut schools.  In addition, it will highlight ways in which...

Tuning Into the Backchannel

This presentation will provide the ECHS instructor with technology resources to tune into the "backchannel," opening the door for voice from all students. Participants will explore and use the technology during the session with the opportunity to plan for using it in their own setting.

Instructional Coaching Best Practices

n the past decade, there has been an emphasis on instructional coaching and the impact it has on student success. This webinar will describe different models of instructional coaching that have been utilized in Early College High Schools in the United States.

On the Ground: Work-Based Learning Implementation for College and Career Pathways (and, Pathways to Prosperity-JFF)

This webinar will identify best practices for implementing high-quality work-based learning in college and career pathways programs.  Participants in the webinar will gain a clear understanding of the core elements of work-based learning...