Reinventing the Open Door: Transformational Strategies for Community Colleges available in Paperback
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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Reinvention is often the key to a successful transformation. Now discover how powerful partnerships between government agencies, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and community colleges are reinventing the open-door model of student access, student success, campus inclusiveness, and community engagement. Get an up-close look at the best practices empowering people to achieve their full potentialacademically and professionallywith special attention paid to those who face barriers to success due to low income, limited job and literacy skills, and other challenges. Take an in-depth look at the open-door model, and learn how community colleges are responding to the new realities of their markets by building capacity, moving campuses toward a covenant of diversity, reclaiming the community college identity as “democracy’s college,” and reinventing workforce development and continuing education programs.