Washington, DC -Excelencia in Education will unveil a first-of-its-kind national program designed to support institutions and help Latino students attain degrees while charting a course for higher education to better engage Latino talent and grow America’s human capital.
When: October 11, 2018 * 8:30 am to 10:00 a.m.
Where: Mayflower Hotel, Palm Court Ballroom (1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW WDC 20036)
· Sarita Brown, President, Excelencia in Education
· Walter Bumphus, President, American Association of Community Colleges
· Jacki Cisneros, President, The Gilbert & Jacki Cisneros Foundation
· Gabriella Gomez, Deputy Director of Postsecondary Policy and Advocacy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
· Felix Matos Rodriguez, President, Queens College, CUNY and President for Latino Student Success
· Deborah Santiago, CEO, Excelencia in Education
· Bell Wheelan, President, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College (SACSCOC) and Excelencia in Education Board Officer
Excelencia in Education informs, leads and accelerates Latino student success by articulating and sharing evidence-based practices, by informing policy and action research, and by supporting trendsetting higher education institutions committed to increasing Latinos’ education attainment.
*light breakfast and refreshments will be served*