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Paving the Way to Postsecondary Education: Nonacademic Supports for Successful Student Transitions

Monday, October 22, 2018
9:00am – 12:30pm EST

This half-day workshop was a unique opportunity for educators to network and discuss strategies that can help students transition smoothly from high school to postsecondary education and training programs. Participants learned about evidence-based practices and built awareness of the supports that educators and other professionals can provide students in the region during this important transition.


Southwest Virginia Community College, Cedar Bluff, Virginia


Deborah Jonas, REL Appalachia, SRI Education
Jaunelle Pratt-Williams, REL Appalachia, SRI Education
Kathleen Dempsey, REL Appalachia, McREL International
Kori Hamilton-Biagas, REL Appalachia, SRI Education
Aliya Pilchen, REL Appalachia, SRI Education


Research References
Q & A Panel and Networking Notes
Student Scenarios