Explore two inspiring summer learning initiatives: William Paterson University’s Summer Bridge Program and Pikes Peak Community College’s Math Attack program.
Launching a Summer Bridge Program with EdReady | ON-DEMAND
Data show college-ready students are more likely than their underprepared counterparts to persist and graduate with a certificate or degree. Learn how William Paterson University Academic Foundations administrators Salwa Zito and Scott Scardena are utilizing EdReady, a math and English readiness tool, to boost learners’ preparedness before they begin their freshman year of study. Explore how the institution utilizes entry exam results to recruit learners to a summer bridge program designed to help them avoid the time and costs associated with traditional developmental coursework, ensuring a positive introduction to their academic journey.
Presenters: Salwa Zito, Academic Foundations Director, and Scott Scardena, Academic Foundations Assistant Director, William Paterson University
Summer Math Attack Program: Adjusting Math Attitudes to Build Math Skills | 4/26
Pikes Peak Community College’s TRiO Program utilizes EdReady, a math and English readiness tool, to help low-income and first-generation students gain math confidence through engaging activities like math mythbusters. Hear how Selinea Moore-Allen and Carrie Riffee developed the institution’s Summer Math Attack program and how EdReady can reinforce math curricula.
Presenters: Carrie Riffee and Selinea Moore-Allen, Student Support Services, Pikes Peak Community College