Cross-REL Event: Postsecondary Readiness in Rural Communities

Nashville, TN

Event flyer.pdf

Key Topics:

  • Research on preparing students in rural areas for college and careers.
  • Educator perspectives on/experiences with programs assisting rural students.
  • Student perspectives on barriers to college and career readiness, including their successes overcoming them.

Who Should Attend:
Individuals and/or teams of practitioners and leaders from rural schools and districts, as well as education researchers interested in rural education.

Agenda: Click Here

  • Dr. Aaron Thompson, Executive Vice President, Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
  • Dr. Thomas Brewster, Superintendent, Pulaski County Schools (VA)
  • Dr. Kathy D’Antoni, Chief Career and Technical Education Officer, West Virginia Department of Education
  • Education researchers from all three RELs, as well as students and practitioners from across the three REL regions.