29,407 Reasons to Build a Community of Practice

Students need courage and persistence to access college and achieve economic and social prosperity. They need teachers to transform the quality of instruction. They need high schools to push the boundaries of traditional offerings and partnerships. OnRamps brings this all together through a statewide community of practice that has served 29,407 students, up from 166 in 2011. Learn the means, method, and movement of this community to drive widespread change and increase college success.

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Tory C Hill

Sweeny ISD

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Mark Longaker

The University of Texas at Austin

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Catherine O'Brien

Houston Community College

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