Understanding Accelerated Learning Across Secondary and Postsecondary Education

1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Monday, November 25, 2013

Accelerated learning serves as a promising tool to provide students the opportunity to move through secondary and postsecondary education at a pace that meets their academic needs. Building on a recent College and Career Readiness and Success Center (CCRS Center) brief, the CCRS Center and the American Youth Policy Forum are co-hosting the webinar, Understanding Accelerated Learning Across Secondary and Postsecondary Education, on Monday, November 25 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. This webinar will be the first in a three-part series focused on accelerated learning.

During this webinar, we will:

  • Describe and discuss how acceleration is defined in secondary and postsecondary settings
  • Share what the research says about each strategy
  • Hear representatives from programs profiled in the brief


Presenters include:

  • Joseph Harris, Director, CCRS Center at American Institutes for Research
  • Jennifer Brown Lerner, Senior Director, American Youth Policy Forum, and External Network Coordinator, CCRS Center at American Institutes for Research
  • Melinda Mechur Karp, Senior Research Associate, Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Louisa Erickson, Program Administrator, Basic Skills, Washington State Board for Technical and Community Colleges
  • Thomas Acampora, Field Manager, Center for Social Organization of Schools at Johns Hopkins University


Click here to register for the webinar!

If you have questions about the webinar or need assistance, please contact Patrice Fabel at pfabel@air.org.



I have discovered that the links provided above for the brief and to register for the webinar are incorrect.  The correct link for the brief is http://www.ccrscenter.org/sites/default/files/Accelerated%20Learning%20Brief_FINAL.pdf and the correct link to register is https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/835431377.  If you have difficulties registering, you can use the email link for Patrice Fabel at pfabel@air.org as mentioned above.  Sorry for the misinformation!   Donna Brian, SME Career Pathways