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Concurrent Session #37 (Monday, July 21, 2014)

Whole Student

Join one GEAR UP state initiative in its quest to explore various options for implementing a successful college admissions exam model. The presenters will demonstrate their approach for implementing a cohort-wide intervention model for increasing students' interest and performance outcomes on the ACT. Attendees will investigate the premise that increased awareness and exposure and having access to the assessment and its content, results in increased student performance outcomes on the ACT assessment!

Nira Coleman-Johnson, State Director, GEAR UP Mississippi, Jackson, MS
Juanester Colbert Russell, Associate Director, GEAR UP Mississippi, Jackson, MS
Lashanda Colbert Vance, Ed.D., Director of Special Projects, GEAR UP Mississippi, Jackson, MS
Mary Grant Lee, Ed.D., Director of Compliance and Evaluation, GEAR UP Mississippi, Jackson,MS