Florida Pathways Institute II: Mapping Pathways to Student Success

Virtual | February 9 - 10, 2021

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Illustrated by Jonathan Massie at the St. Petersburg College Collaborative Lab

Florida Pathways Institute I: Transformation at Scale 

Virtual | September 22-23, 2020

Illustrated by Jonathan Massie at the St. Petersburg College Collaborative Lab

Speaker Presentations

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Day 1 - Making the Case for Guided Pathways and Creating a Sense of Urgency 

Opening Keynote: Guided Pathways as a Catalyst for Transformative Change [pdf] [video] 

Dr. Tonjua Williams, President, St. Petersburg College

Using Data to Advance Equitable Student Success through Guided Pathways [pdf] [video]

Dr. Davis Jenkins, Senior Research Scholar, Community College Research Center

Dr. Hana Lahr, Senior Research Associate, Community College Research Center

Panel Session: The Equity Imperative [video]

Dr. Debra D. Bragg, President, Bragg & Associates, Inc.  [pdf]

Braulio Colón, Vice President, Florida Student Success Initiatives, Helios Education Foundation  [pdf]

Dr. Angela Davis, Special Assistant for Equity & Inclusion, Office of the President, Durham Technical Community College  [pdf]

Wednesday, September 23, 2021

Day 2 - Leadership and Change Management

Keynote: Leading Pathways Implementation

Joshua Wyner, Founder and Executive Director, College Excellence Program, Aspen Institute [pdf] [video]

Plenary Session: Change Management and Guided Pathways

Rob Johnstone, Ph.D., Founder & President, National Center for Inquiry and Improvement [pdf] [video]

Plenary Session: Pathways Work in Action

Susan Mayer, Chief Learning Officer, Achieving the Dream [pdf] [video]

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Speaker Presentations

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Day 1 - Mapping the A.A. Degree for Transfer

Opening Keynote: Mapping with the End in Mind [video]
Michael Baston, President, Rockland Community College 

Concurrent Session 1:  Elevating Transfer: The Florida Consortium Transfer Success Network [video]

Michael Preston, Metropolitan Research University Consortium

Jennifer Bravo, Florida International University

Fai Howard, University of South Florida

Angelia Smith, University of Central Florida

Concurrent Session 2: Resources to Support 2+2 Transfer via Florida Virtual Campus Services [pdf] [video]

Nashla Dawahre, Florida Virtual Campus


Concurrent Session 3: Tracking and Supporting Students in A.A. programs [video]

Rob Johnstone, National Center for Inquiry and Improvement


Concurrent Session 4: Cultivating Faculty Leadership for Student Success [video]

Laurie Fladd & Jonathan Iuzzini, Achieving the Dream

Afternoon Keynote: Building Equitable Pathways
Tia Brown McNair, Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Student Success, American Association of Colleges & Universities 

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Day 2 – Mapping Career Pathways

Opening Panel: The Role of Postsecondary Education and Training in Restarting Florida’s Economy [pdf] [video]
Jerry D. Parrish, Chief Economist & Director of Research, Florida Chamber Foundation
Michelle Dennard, President & CEO, CareerSource Florida
Adrienne Johnston, Director, Division of Workforce Services, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
Moderator: Carrie Henderson, Executive Vice Chancellor, Florida College System 

Keynote: Mapping Postsecondary Pathways to More Equitable Student Success in a Robot Economy [pdf] [video]
Davis Jenkins, Senior Research Scholar, Community College Research Center
Ed Massey, President Emeritus, Indian River State College 

Concurrent Session 1: Equitable Access and Success in Community College Programs [video]

Gretchen Schmidt, National Center for Inquiry and Improvement


Concurrent Session 2: Talent Strong Florida: Ensuring Our State is Ready for the Future of Workforce [pdf] [video]

Charleita Richardson, Florida College Access Network

Concurrent Session 3: Accessing Workforce Data [pdf] [video]

Jimmy Heckman, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity


Concurrent Session 4: Developing Responsive Employer Partnerships: Lessons from the Aspen Workforce Playbook [pdf] [video]

Tess Henthorne & Daniel Trujillo, The Aspen Institute

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