Dr Ronald Ferugson at GRCC to Speak on Achievement Gap – Photos


Last night, Dr. Ronald Ferguson, Professor of Education and Public Policy, and faculty co-chair and director of the Achievement Gap Initiative at Harvard University, spoke in GRCC’s ATC Auditorium to a capacity crowd on “Excellence with equity: a social movement for the 21st century.”

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Employee Learning Opportunities From Staff Development

Staff Development has some new offerings for GRCC employees:

Work Expectations for Employees
Tuesday, August 9 & 16 | 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Work Expectations for Supervisors
Wednesday, August 10 & 17 | 9:30 – 11:30 AM

Through professional and personal development, learn how to understand and define role expectations which promotes satisfied, successful, and committed employees. These are 2-part sessions and require a pre-assessment. Go to http://www.grcc.edu/currentlearning to read a completed description of the session and to register.

GRCC in the News – 8/2/11

Solving achievement gap will take innovation, Harvard professor says
Published: Tuesday, August 02, 2011, 9:05 AM | Erin Albanese | The Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS — Ronald Ferguson, an expert in closing the academic achievement gap, has seen schools implement ideas to increase student success many didn’t think would make a difference. […] Caption: Ronald Ferguson, left, a professor of education and public policy at Harvard University, speaks to an audience Monday at Grand Rapids Community College about closing the school achievement gap. (More)