Postsecondary Readiness for All
The College Readiness Consortium at the University of Minnesota works in partnership with PreK-12 educators and others to increase the number and diversity of Minnesota students who graduate from high school with the knowledge, skills and habits for success in higher education. The Consortium works to reach that goal through three ongoing initiatives:
We hope you will share your insights with us over the Web and in person as we work together to make college readiness a reality for every Minnesota student in the years ahead.
The Consortium has created a resource for parents and families with concrete ways to support their child's development in each of the five areas of college readiness. The Parent's Guide contains helpful information about what parents can do from preschool through high school to guide their students on the path to college.
Minnesotans weigh in on college readiness
The Minnesota Private College Council and the University of Minnesota’s College Readiness Consortium have co-sponsored new research into public attitudes about college readiness. Some key findings:
Public opinion in Minnesota on college readiness (536 KB PDF)
ENHANCING YOUR COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS PROGRAM
For school counselors who want to know what an effective college and career readiness program should cover from K to 12, why it matters and who want useful resources to guide them.
Thursday June 8, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
227 Burton Hall, University of Minnesota, East Bank campus
$25 (lunch provided)
Presented by the University of Minnesota's Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology division and the College Readiness Consortium
Presenters: Carolyn Berger, Marguerite Ohrtman, Jennifer Kunze, and Julie Sweitzer
Research to Practice Brief
The Research to Practice Brief provides school leaders with
information and resources on current Minnesota issues related to closing achievement gaps and preparing students for postsecondary success.
Issue One: English Learners
Issue Two: All Day Kindergarten
Issue Three: School Leadership
Issue Four: Measuring and Reporting Student Achievement
Issue Five: College and Career Readiness