Mt. SAC selected as one of 30 colleges to participate!
The Pathways Project
With generous funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the American Association of Community Colleges recently launched a national project focused on building capacity for community colleges to design and implement structured academic and career pathways at scale, for all of their students. Building on emerging research and experience in the field, the project reflects AACC's commitments to follow through on recommendations set forth in the 2012 report of the 21st Century Commission on the Future of Community Colleges,Reclaiming the American Dream, and the 2014 implementation guide, Empowering Community Colleges to Build the Nation’s Future.
AACC will serve as the lead organization and fiscal agent for the multi-year grant. Other grant partners are:
Thirty diverse institutions from seventeen states have been selected to participate in intensive Pathways Project work over the next three years. The selection criteria were intentionally rigorous, as the project is designed to help colleges already progressing on a student success agenda to advance that work to the next level.
The Pathways Project Colleges are: