Effective Practices at HSIs

This smaller database just of HSIs pulls from our Growing What Works (GWW) database and is a resource for institutional leaders, funders, policymakers and others looking for asset-based approaches and programs that show evidence of effectiveness in accelerating Latino student success at HSIs. The larger GWW database includes a wider representation of practices at nominated institutions and organizations across the country.

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Institution
Cabrillo College
Academic Level
Associate
State
California
Issue Areas
Retention

ACE brings students who are unprepared for college and the workforce into community college, and gives them the opportunity to reevaluate their educational experience, using a unique combination of methods, some of which are based on corporate executive training models not usually found in academic programs. Started at Cabrillo College at its Watsonville campus serving over 90% Latino...

Institution
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Academic Level
Baccalaureate
State
Texas
Issue Areas
Academic Program

Academy for Teacher Excellence (ATE) prepares culturally efficacious individuals, who are culturally competent, possess high teaching and/or mentoring efficacy, and can implement culturally responsive practices fostering individual and group transformation. ATE provides opportunities for disseminating best learning and teaching practices to serve and impact local school districts with over 90...

Institution
CUNY Bronx Community College
Academic Level
Associate
State
New York
Issue Areas
Retention

“Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) was launched in 2007 to improve the low graduation rates of City University of New York’s (CUNY) Community Colleges. ASAP provides wraparound services to students selected at six CUNY community colleges.” The ASAP expansion at Bronx Community College (BCC) is a redesign of an entire college through the expansion of a very successful program....

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