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  1. Apply Now! 2018 Award for Excellence

     

    For the third year in a row, NPEA Member Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is generously sponsoring the Award for Excellence in Educational Access. The Award will recognize an NPEA Member Organization, Program, or School that has made a notable difference in the lives of underserved students, and includes a $5,000 monetary award for the winning NPEA member organization/school.

    The winner of the award will be announced at the 2018 national conference, Standing Together in a Changing Landscape: A Call to Action, taking place on April 11-13, 2018 at the JW Marriott in New Orleans, LA.

    Visit the 2018 Award page to learn more and access the nomination form.

  2. 2018 Conference Registration Now Open!

     

    Register Now for NPEA’s 10th Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA on April 11-13, 2018

    Featuring more than 30 workshops, breakfast roundtables, three keynotes, two receptions, and ample time for networking, this is a valuable opportunity for those in the field of education to come together and share best practices. Conference participants represent school and non-school based direct service programs, independent, public and charter schools, colleges and universities, education nonprofits, and others committed to the field of access and success. REGISTER NOW.

  3. Check out the 2018 Conference Agenda

    NPEA releases updated conference agenda, including workshops, keynote speakers, and more!

    Pictured (left to right): Dorinda Carter Andrews, Anthony Jack, Vijay Pendakur

    Dorinda Carter AndrewsAssistant Dean of Equity Outreach Initiatives, College of Education, and Associate Professor of Race, Culture, and Equity, Department of Teacher Education, Michigan State University

    Anthony Abraham Jack, Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows and Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Educationand Shutzer Assistant Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.

    Vijay PendakurRobert W. and Elizabeth C. Staley Dean of Students, Cornell University; and Editor, Closing the Opportunity Gap: Identity-Conscious Strategies for Retention and Student Success.

    Learn more about the 2018 conference agenda.

  4. Announcing 2018 Keynotes

    We are pleased to share information about the 2018 NPEA Conference Keynotes!

    Pictured (left to right): Dorinda Carter Andrews, Anthony Jack, Vijay Pendakur

    Dorinda Carter AndrewsAssistant Dean of Equity Outreach Initiatives, College of Education, and Associate Professor of Race, Culture, and Equity, Department of Teacher Education, Michigan State University

    Anthony Abraham Jack, Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows and Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Educationand Shutzer Assistant Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.

    Vijay PendakurRobert W. and Elizabeth C. Staley Dean of Students, Cornell University; and Editor, Closing the Opportunity Gap: Identity-Conscious Strategies for Retention and Student Success.

    Learn more about the NPEA 2018 Keynotes.