Knowledge Center

Explore Achieving the Dream’s Knowledge Center, a searchable database containing guides, case studies, and reports from Achieving the Dream, Inc., its partner organizations, researchers, and other experts engaged in the work of community colleges and student success. Some resources are produced by ATD investors and are noted with an asterisk (*). These investor-produced materials are not endorsed by Achieving the Dream nor do they represent the only solutions to the various challenges they address. As a body of information, these resources are intended to support Achieving the Dream Institutions throughout the process of institutional reform and assist in creating a culture of continuous improvement.

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No Matter What Obstacle is Thrown My Way 10/17/2019
Northeast Resiliency Consortium (NRC) Evaluation Framework 2/15/2015
Northeast Resiliency Consortium (NRC) Resiliency Competency Model Achieving the Dream 2/15/2015
Northeast Resiliency Consortium Colleges’ Prior Learning Assessment Policy, Standards Development and Practice 4/13/2018
Northeast Resiliency Consortium Standards for Prior Learning Assessment 10/20/2016
NRC: Non-Credit to Credit It just makes “cents”… 4/14/2017
NRC: Teaching Resiliency Presentation Achieving the Dream 4/14/2017
OER at Scale: The Academic and Economic Outcomes of Achieving the Dream’s OER Degree Initiative Achieving the Dream 2/20/2020
On the Road to Success: How States Collaborate and Use Data to Improve Student Outcomes Achieving the Dream, Jobs for the Future 2/1/2012
Online Tutoring Data as a Guide to Student Pathways -* 5/16/2018
Opening the Textbook: Educational Resources in U.S. Higher Education, 2015-16 7/26/2016
Optimizing Pathways for Scheduling and Student Success - Ad Astra* Ad Astra Information Systems LLC 5/14/2018
Parents in College By the Numbers 4/18/2019
Participant Experiences and Financial Impacts: Findings from Year 2 of Achieving the Dream’s OER Degree Initiative Achieving the Dream 10/12/2018
Partnering to Ensure Student Financial Stability Achieving the Dream, OneMain Financial 6/27/2018
Pathways to Align Career and Educational Choices for Adult Learners Achieving the Dream 4/13/2018
Pathways to Improvement The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching 5/10/2013
Peer Learning Toolkit Achieving the Dream 4/6/2015
Performance Funding: Impacts, Obstacles, and Unintended Outcomes 2/1/2014
Performance-Based Scholarships: What Have We Learned? 8/1/2013
Persistence: The Success of Students Who Transfer from Community Colleges to Selective Four-Year Institutions 1/16/2019
Planning Guide: Campus and Community Conversations Achieving the Dream, Public Agenda 1/28/2010
Planning Workbook: Faculty-Student Dialogue for Student Success Achieving the Dream, Public Agenda 1/25/2010
Postsecondary State Policy Network Brochure Jobs for the Future 2/24/2014
Power Tools: Designing State Community College Data and Performance Measurement Systems to Increase Student Success Achieving the Dream, Jobs for the Future 10/1/2007


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