27 01, 2012

Turning the Mirror on Ourselves, by Luzelma G. Canales, Executive Director of Resource Development and Administration, Lone Star College System

By | January 27th, 2012|Categories: Math Readiness, Newsroom|Tags: |0 Comments

Luzelma G. Canales, Ph.D. Executive Director, Resource Development & Administration 832.813.6815 (office) Lone Star College System 5000 Research Forest Drive The Woodlands, TX 77381-4356 In my fifteen years as a community college administrator, I have spent countless hours sitting around a table reviewing student outcome data for math students. I, too, continue to see the [...]

13 01, 2012

Making the promise of upward mobility through education a reality, by Dr. Uri Treisman, Founder and Director, Charles A. Dana Center, UT Austin

By | January 13th, 2012|Categories: Math Readiness, Newsroom|Tags: |0 Comments

Dr. Uri Tresiman is professor of mathematics and of public affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. He is the founder and director of the University's Charles A. Dana Center, an organized research unit of the College of Natural Sciences. To learn more about Dr. Treisman and his work, click here.   In my role as director of [...]

22 12, 2011

Educate Texas’s Statewide STEM Strategy and STEM Districts, by Dr. Reo Pruiett, Program Officer at Educate Texas

By | December 22nd, 2011|Categories: Math Readiness, Newsroom|Tags: |0 Comments

Dr. Reo Pruiett is a program officer for the T-STEM Initiative at Educate Texas (formerly Texas High School Project). To learn more about Educate Texas and Dr. Pruiett's work, visit www.thsp.org. According to the Alliance for Science & Technology Research in America, 2011: Between 2008 and 2018, new jobs in Texas requiring postsecondary education and [...]

15 12, 2011

Mathematics for Postsecondary Readiness and Success, featuring special guest blogger Michael Collins, Associate Vice President, Postsecondary State Policy, Jobs for the Future

By | December 15th, 2011|Categories: Math Readiness, Newsroom|Tags: |1 Comment

Our first guest blogger is Michael Collins, Associate VP, Postsecondary State Policy at Jobs for the Future.  To learn more from Mr. Collins and his work, follow him on Twitter @mikejff and read other publications he has authored at  www.jff.org.   In my role at Jobs for the Future (JFF) over the last seven years, I’ve [...]

8 12, 2011

Mathematics for Postsecondary Readiness and Success

By | December 8th, 2011|Categories: Math Readiness, Newsroom|Tags: |0 Comments

Texas and the United States face significant barriers to increasing the number of students who are prepared for postsecondary education and earn postsecondary credentials. In particular, lack of alignment in curriculum and expectations between K-12 and postsecondary education can substantially impede students’ academic preparedness for college, which often leads to placement in remedial education and [...]

29 11, 2010

Math Readiness Blog Series

By | November 29th, 2010|Categories: Math Readiness, Newsroom|Tags: |0 Comments

Check back the week of December 5, 2011 for the first post in a series of posts about math readiness