An area of interest among a growing number of higher education institutions is in how to better leverage predictive analytics to improve the student experience. At the 2019 ASU GSV Summit, National University Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Success Dr. Brandon Jouganatos and Vice President and Chief Data Officer Jonathon Chillas shared insight into how National University, though its Precision Education initiative, is increasingly using predictive analytics to identify at-risk students, engage with them, and intervene at opportune times in a panel presentation titled "Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Identify, Engage, and Support At-Risk Students."
Today's college students have become accustomed to experiencing tailored digital experiences through Google Maps and commerce-site product recommendations. At the ASU GSV Summit, several National University faculty and staff spoke on a panel about how higher education can better respond to these expectations by creating learning pathways that are distinctively personalized to how each student learns.
Communities in trauma is a topic that has taken on greater urgency as schools and agencies look for ways to support cases where families have experienced severe hardships such as abuse, neglect, homelessness or hunger. More communities are considering ways to integrate social emotional learning into outreach services to children, to help equip youth with the skills to cope with these stressors.
Dr. Frances Gipson, chief academic officer for one of the nation's largest districts, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), delivered a powerful presentation entitled "Finding a Network of Opportunity in LA Unified" at the 2019 ASU GSV Summit today. Her talk touched on the district's commitment to an equity agenda of access, innovation, and acceleration and stirred important dialog among conference attendees.
The nonprofit National University System (NUS), a network of undergraduate and graduate universities that provide quality, affordable higher education for more than 45,000 working adults, announced today that it is launching Workforce Education Solutions to expand its efforts nationally to create educational pathways for employees in high-demand fields. Workforce Education Solutions aligns degree programs with employer-defined professional competencies so that students can pursue a more direct and affordable pathway to degree completion. Through this approach, students acquire skills that allow them to advance their careers and fill future job demands while ensuing employers can benefit from a highly-skilled workforce.
Education experts representing the National University System (NUS), a network of nonprofit education institutions serving over 45,000 PreK to doctoral-level students nationwide, will be presenting April 8-10 at the 10th annual ASU+GSV Summit, a San Diego gathering of global leaders in education and innovation. NUS leadership, including the Dean of National University's Sanford College of Education Dr. Judy Mantle, and invited researchers and educators will share insight on innovative initiatives in social emotional learning (SEL) that are transforming society.
Education experts representing the National University System (NUS), a network of nonprofit education institutions serving over 45,000 PreK to doctoral-level students nationwide, will be presenting at the 10th annual ASU+GSV Summit – a gathering of global leaders in education and innovation – in San Diego from April 8-10. Discussions featuring National University System Chancellor Dr. Michael R. Cunningham and other NUS leadership and invited guests will range from the future of higher education to workforce education initiatives, and social emotional learning through the Sanford Harmony program, all of which are being expanded nationally by the National University System.
California State University, San Bernardino's College of Education is joining a nationwide movement of universities that are expanding the Sanford Inspire program in support of the professional development of teachers. The initiative is led by the private, nonprofit National University System/Sanford Programs to help develop teachers and improve student outcomes through collaborations such as this one with CSUSB. The first phase of the program through CSUSB will impact more than 15,000 students in the San Bernardino region's K-12 classrooms.
The National University System (NUS), which offers the nation's fastest-growing PreK-6 social emotional learning (SEL) program—Sanford Harmony—today announced a new partnership with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation (Healthier Generation), a national nonprofit that empowers kids to develop lifelong healthy habits. The partnership will focus on building awareness of the integral role social emotional learning plays in a child's overall health and academic success through the promotion of Sanford Harmony to Healthier Generation's extensive network of more than 42,000 schools and 3,500 youth-serving organizations. Healthier Generation and NUS, together, will provide much-needed support to teachers and schools while generating nationwide momentum for the importance of SEL in bolstering the physical, emotional, and mental health of young people.
City University of Seattle is offering a credit alignment program for banking employees that substantially reduces the cost and time to complete a business degree. Through a unique partnership with the ABA's regional association, City University of Seattle is providing university credit for forms of banking education provided by the Washington Bankers Association (WBA). The credit alignment program aligns with the University's mission to support workforce development through education.