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College & Career Readiness System
We're not just trying to make small, incremental improvements. We're trying to redesign the educational system as a whole. Learn More
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Educators are on the front lines, entrusted to ensure the preparation of students as they emerge from high school, and empower them for success for whatever paths they may choose. EPIC has spent a decade developing the expertise needed to equip educators with the knowledge and practical tools they need to improve college and career readiness for their students. You are invited to browse our site at your leisure, but the following links are particularly recommended for educators.
Policy makers are empowered to steer the course of college and career readiness for students within their spheres of influence, whether making decisions for an individual school, district, state, or even federal-level policies. EPIC has worked to develop expertise in research, consulting, tool and resource development, and more, all with the singular purpose of improving college and career readiness. You are invited to browse our site at your leisure, but the following links are particularly recommended for policy makers.
EPIC's partners choose to work with our organization for many reasons and to meet a variety of needs. EPIC has a proven record of success with requests for proposals, research opportunities, and consulting opportunities with a great variety of partners. EPIC welcomes you to browse our site to meet your needs, but the following links are particularly recommended for prospective partners.
The National Center on Education and the Economy (NCEE) has released What Does It Really Mean to Be College and Work Ready?, a study of the English Literacy and Mathematics required for success in the first year of community college.
Dr. Conley's New Book on College, Careers, and the Common Core Available for Pre-Order Now!
Dr. David Conley is pleased to announce his latest book for the educational community, Getting Ready for College, Careers, and the Common Core: What Every Educator Needs to Know. Written with all educators in mind, but with an emphasis on those at the secondary level, this important resource shows how to develop programs that truly prepare students for both the Common Core assessments and for college and career readiness. Based on multiple research studies conducted by David Conley (a noted expert on college and career readiness) as well as experience he has gained from working with dozens of high schools that succeed with a wide range of students, the book provides specific strategies for teaching the CCSS in ways that improve readiness for college and careers for the full range of students.
Coming in October 2013, the book is available for pre-order today!