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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Title Author Date
Teaching & Learning Toolkit: A Research-Based Guide to Building a Culture of Teaching & Learning Excellence Achieving the Dream 9/15/2020
A Vision for Equity 7/27/2020
ATD Equity-Minded Decision-Making Guide Example Achieving the Dream 7/22/2020
Toolkit for Actionable Decision Making in Times of Disruption Achieving the Dream 6/11/2020
Building Adaptive Capacity for Resilience and Agility: A Guide Achieving the Dream 5/20/2020
SwiftStudent Financial Aid 4/28/2020
ATD Virtual Town Hall during the COVID-19 Crisis Achieving the Dream 4/24/2020
Emergency Aid for Higher Education: A Toolkit and Resource Guide 4/17/2020
Engaging Adjunct Faculty in the Student Success Movement: A Practitioner's Guide Achieving the Dream 4/16/2020
Equity in Design for HSS: Supporting the Success of Students Enrolled Part-Time Achieving the Dream 3/31/2020
Webinar Series: Equity in Design for HSS Achieving the Dream 3/30/2020
Equity in Design for HSS: Increasing Success for Student Mothers at Community Colleges Achieving the Dream 2/28/2020
OER at Scale: The Academic and Economic Outcomes of Achieving the Dream’s OER Degree Initiative Achieving the Dream 2/20/2020
2020 Leah Meyer Austin Award - Lorain County Community College Achieving the Dream 2/18/2020
2020 Leah Meyer Austin Award - Alamo Colleges District Achieving the Dream 2/18/2020
Equity in Design for HSS: A Gateway to College for High School Students Achieving the Dream 2/4/2020
Equity in Design for HSS: What We’re Learning Achieving the Dream 2/4/2020
Project Success: Improving Persistence and Completion of Native American Students 1/21/2020
Community College Women Succeed Student Testimonial Videos- Achieving the Dream Discussion Guide 12/12/2019
No Matter What Obstacle is Thrown My Way 10/17/2019
Early Academic Outcomes for Students of Part-Time Faculty at Community Colleges Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University 9/30/2019
Early Academic Outcomes for Students of Part-Time Faculty at Community Colleges: How and Why Does Instructors’ Employment Status Influence Student Success? Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University 9/17/2019
Higher Education: More Information Could Help Student Parents Access Additional Federal Student Aid 8/20/2019
Collateral Achieving the Dream 4/23/2019
Preserving Culture and Planning for the Future 3/20/2019


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