Summarizes the efforts of the Obama Administration in enhancing access and affordability of postsecondary education through its investments in financial aid, particularly in the form of Pell Grants. Building on this progress, the Administration is calling for new investments in the federal Pell Grant Program.
Provides a wealth of handbooks, newsletters, briefs, tutorials, and tools to assist through the twists and turns of program evaluation. Includes information for planning, data collection and analysis, and strategies to share results.
Describes the role of evaluation in program planning and implementation for alcohol and other drug and violence prevention programs; skills, expertise, qualifications, and experience to look for when seeking an evaluator; incentives for the evaluator; questions to ask when considering an evaluator; and how to network to find the right evaluator.
This training will provide learning opportunities aimed to improve use of data to set priorities, develop plans, monitor trends, forge partnerships, and identify and close health equity gaps. The session is geared toward early career prevention and recovery professionals, and those new to collecting and using data to plan programs, although all are welcome. Free registration.
Provides a national perspective on college campus safety policies. The resource researches state statute in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. It resource does not include postsecondary board or institutional policies. The information gives an overview of relevant laws in each state and does not reflect how these laws may interact with other state or federal policies.
Contains a compilation of several Higher Education related articles regarding student safety during celebrations and alcohol and other drug prevention and challenges. The articles highlight relevant research, policies and practices used in colleges throughout the country, and recommendations for better ways to address safety issues on campuses.
Outlines strategies that colleges and universities can put into place make their campus populations prepared if an event or crisis should happen. Topics covered include building preparedness strategies and “checklists”; what events should be planned for; what response teams to build; who needs to be communicated with; and what to share before, during and after an event.