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May
10 - 11

2018 Florida College Access Network Summit

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Orlando

The 2018 FCAN Summit features four general sessions and 30 breakout sessions. More than 50 speakers will highlight latest developments in college access, postsecondary success, college affordability, career readiness and workforce development, data and measurement, and collective impact.

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Jan
24

Education Partnerships Ensuring Excellent Instruction

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Miami-Coral Gables

For the first time ever, our FPN's Education Affinity Group will host a full-day convening with education funders, representatives from the district and state levels and local education foundation leaders. Don't miss this unique opportunity to develop and strengthen partnerships across Florida’s education sector to ensure excellent instruction.

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Oct
23

What it Takes to Put All Students on the Path to Post-Secondary Success 

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Webinar

What are the characteristics of the nation’s high schools with the lowest graduation rates? What evidence-based practices are making a difference in closing achievement gaps? Commissioner Stewart will summarize recent research from the Johns Hopkins University School of Education with a focus on takeaways for Florida on putting all students on a path to success. 

 

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Jun
22

Beyond Scholarships: How Foundations and Organizations are Rethinking Approaches to Promote Equity

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Webinar

Moving the needle to create equity is no easy task. In order to create measurable change, foundations and other educational organizations must be willing to take risks and try new innovative approaches to support students. During this webinar, participants will learn about work that the Helios Education Foundation, Florida Philanthropic Network and the Florida College Access Network are leading in compiling such practices and innovative programs.  

 
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May
10 - 11

2017 Florida College Access and Success Summit, presented by JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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B Resort & Spa | Lake Buena Vista, FL

Join Florida College Access Network and change makers from throughout our state to explore the policies, practices, and partnerships poised to break down barriers to ensure all students, especially students traditionally underrepresented in higher education, have the preparation, resources, and support they need to achieve a postsecondary education.

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EAG Summer 2018 Convening - Resources and Presentations

Publication date: 
06/2018

Florida education funders and education leaders gathered at Central Florida Foundation in Orlando for presentations on Florida Policy Landscape for Early Success, Early Success Plans, High School Graduation Rates and Statistical Dissconnects, and Innovative Scholarships' Survey Results and Goals. In addition, Philanthropy's Role with the Florida Partnership for Attainment was discussed.

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Innovative Scholarships - Updating Practices for Improved Outcomes

Publication date: 
01/2018

Session resources from #2018FPN Driven, FPN's 10th Annual Statewide Summit on Philanthropy. 

Moving the needle to create equity is no easy task. In order to create measurable change, foundations and other educational organizations must be willing to take risks and try new, nontraditional approaches to support students. During this session, attendees learned about new practices and innovative programs highlighted in a recently published white paper authored by Helios Education Foundation. The session will also include roundtable discussions facilitated by experts with practical experience creating and administering innovative approaches to support student success. Attendees left the session with an understanding of how nontraditional approaches such as emergency scholarships, wraparound supports, Promise scholarships, and performance-based scholarships can be applied to promote postsecondary success among traditionally underserved students. 

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