Entries by Terry Born

Buffalo ECHS Students Make a Strong Case

Economic realities have changed since the Early College movement started in the late 1990s. Easy partnerships between school districts and colleges, with shared vision and resources, have come under the knife as space means dollars and state and federal funding sources have shied away from paying for tuition, textbooks, and the necessary supports to help […]

Fulfilling Promises: Winter 2014

Fulfulling Promises: Winter 2014   IN THIS ISSUE – Consortium Matters: MCNC STEMS Ahead. . . – US Congressional Representative Donna Edwards Keynote at MCNC Student Leadership Initiative Conference – Lassiter Makes Enduring Legacy to El Centro ECHS – Brashier Principal Gets Education’s ‘Oscar’ –  MATTIE ADAMS: A Principal Who Lives by the Motto, “Through faith, all things are possible.” – […]

MATTIE ADAMS A Principal Who Lives by the Motto, “Through faith, all things are possible.”

The Los Angeles Unified School District announced their eighth Principal of the Day to be Mattie Adams-Robertson, the extraordinary leader of Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy (HTPA) on the campus of Los Angeles Harbor College. Dr. Mattie Adams-Robertson opened Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy in 2002. She had served the Los Angeles Unified School District as a successful mathematics teacher, […]

Lassiter Makes Enduring Legacy to El Centro ECHS

This article was prepared by Eric Markinson, Principal at Dr. Wright L. Lassiter Early College HS. Interviews conducted by Kevin Ramos, class 2014. This November, Dr. Wright L. Lassiter Jr. retired from his post as Chancellor of the Dallas County Community College District.  One of his lasting legacies is his instrumental role in founding Middle […]

US Congressional Representative Donna Edwards Keynote Speaker at Student Leadership Conference

MCNC is proud to announce that the keynote welcoming address at the 2014 Student Leadership Initiative Conference in Prince George County, MD will be delivered by distinguished US Congressional Representative, Donna Edwards. Opening ceremonies will take place at Prince George County Community College on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Ms Edwards, a Democrat, has served in […]

Consortium Matters

MCNC STEMs Ahead. . . thoughts from Dr. Cecilia Cunningham, Executive Director      STEM EARLY COLLEGE EXPANSION PARTNERSHIP MCNC is proud to share with you that we have been awarded a prestigious i3 grant in partnership with NCREST, Teachers College and Jobs for the Future..Our i3 grant, STEM Early College Expansion Partnership, or SECEP […]