2018 Rural College Access and Success Summit Set for May 13-15

Last Updated: January 25, 2018

Partners for EducationThe 2018 Rural College Access and Success Summit, to be held in Lexington, Kentucky May 13–15, will bring together teachers, principals, superintendents, legislators, non-profit leaders and many others to share ideas and strategies for ensuring that rural youth have the opportunity to successfully transition from high school to college and to career.
During the Summit, GEAR UP programs and other college access and success programs that serve rural America will share best practices and highlight the unique challenges of increasing opportunity in rural America. The ideas generated at the Summit will be compiled into  action items and will be shared with participants and policy makers a few weeks after the conclusion of the event.
Time: Sunday, May 13, 2018, 4 p.m.–Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 3 p.m. EDT
Location: Hilton Lexington/Downtown, 369 West Vine St., Lexington KY 40507
2018 Rural College Access and Success Summit Set for May 13–15Price: Conference registration: $425 individual and $375 each for GEAR UP programs that bring a team of 4. Partner Communities tour: $75 (limited to the first 80 registrants). At the conclusion of the Summit, we will tour some of the communities we serve and introduce you to some our most important partners. The tour provides a chance to see what community partnership can look like in rural communities and to hear the perspective of community members. Conference hotel room rate: $119/night
Registration: bit.ly/ruralcollegesummit
For more information: Click here to download an event flyer, or contact Samantha Dodson at samantha_dodson@berea.edu or 859.985.4144.
Co-hosted by Partners for Education, the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, Texas Instruments, National Math + Science Initiative, National Council for Community and Education Partnerships