Completion Agenda Resources

College Completion Data

Why this resource?
The primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing education data.

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Graduation Fast Facts

Why this resource? 
Scorecard data as well as supporting data on college completion.

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Data Documentation for College Scorecard – October 2018 Version

Why this resource? 
Common college completion metrics for each state

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Data Dashboard

Why this resource? 
Report Search allows users to filter by multiple related topics, including completion, to access robust data sets.

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Report Search

Why this resource? 
Search graduates rates by state or by institution type.

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College Completion

College Completion Research

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Persistence: The Success of Students Who Transfer from Community Colleges to Selective Four-Year Institutions

Why this resource?
"This report, for the first time, disaggregates the transfer student population to examine the patterns and outcomes of students transferring from two-year colleges versus those transferring between four-year institutions."

Dr. Jennifer Glynn, Ph.D. | Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

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Presentations & Videos By Lee Ann

Texas Administrators of Continuing Education (TACE) |
Texas Community College Instructional Administrators (TCCIA) | Texas Association of College Technical Educators (TACTE)

Texas Community College Instructinal Leaders (TCCIL) Annual Conference | Austin, Tx. October 7, 2015

Expanding the Completion Agenda to Include Grit and Mindset
Academy for Teaching Excellence | Iowa Western Community College

Council Bluffs, Ia. | October 11, 2014


TEDX EVENTS | TOMBALL, TX. | May 2, 2014

Oklahoma Association of Community Colleges

48th Annual Conference | Oklahoma City, Ok. | October 2, 2015

National Higher Education Benchmarking Institute

Annual Conference | Overland Park, Ks. | June 2014

The League for Innovation in the Community College

Innovations | Dallas, Tx. | March 12, 2013

Pearson | Lone Star Community College - Tomball

Case Study Webinar | September 22, 2016

Lone Star College-Organizational Development

Teaching & Learning Conference | The Woodlands, Tx. | March 20, 2015

American Association of Community Colleges

99th Annual Convention | Orlando, Fl. | April 2019

American Association of Community Colleges

97th Annual Convention | New Orleans, La. | April 2017

American Association of Community Colleges

96th Annual Convention | Chicago, Il. | April 2016

Recommended Reading

What Excellent Community Colleges Do | Joshua S. Wyner

College Completion Supporters

The following foundations, researchers, and leader organizations provide important data and analysis of the college completion problem.

National Supporters

Purpose: accelerate and advance community colleges’ student success agenda through coaching, data and technology assessment, holistic student support implementation, and customized services.

Purpose: implement strategies around the country to close achievement gaps, boost graduation rates and ensure every student has the opportunity to achieve their dreams.

Purpose: equip two-year institutions to guide students toward graduation, credential transfer, and ultimately, meaningful work.

Purpose: accelerate Latinos degree attainment to close equity gaps

Purpose: increase the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees, certificates and other credentials to 60 percent by 2025

State Supporters - Texas

Purpose: empower students to reach their ultimate academic goal – a college degree

Purpose: provide statewide coordination of student success strategies and to tighten the linkages between practice, research and policy

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