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K-16 Commitments
  • Correcting, reinforcing, and modeling effective foundational skills in math, critical reading/critical thinking, and writing prior to PSAT; SAT/ACT; College Placement Exams
  • College access and success
  • Improved retention and graduation rates
  • Innovative technology in teaching and learning
  • Scholarships and internships


Strategic Projects 2012-2014

  • Cultivate a “going-to-college” culture in under-represented communities
  • Partner with the Academy and community to eradicate achievement gaps among students, especially southern under-represented children
  • General Education Leadership Summit
  • Inform Academy Roundtable on Critical Issues and Policies in Minority Education
  • Provide annual Conference, which promotes dialogue among national leadership, academicians, and members of the community on the quality of student performance in education

Research which Guides Strategic Projects
  • Students from low-income families are the majority in public school enrollments in 11 of 15 southern states, yet less than 25% of adults from low-income families obtain the degree (Southern Education Foundation, 2009).
  • The economic gap grows between the rich and poor (Stanford University Study, 2012).
  • Degree attainment outcomes for low-income students and students of color must be dramatically improved (Education Trust, 2012; see also college of 2012).
  • Stronger Nation Report (Lumina, 2012).


  • Institution  $125.00
  • Individual $125.00 ($85.00 if five (5) or more from same discipline, institution, etc)
  • Graduate Student $65.00 ($45.00 if five (5) or more from same discipline, institution, etc)

Membership Benefits
  • Annual Conference
  • Pre-Conference Workshops*
  • Regional Institutes **
  • Seminars and Workshops
    *(only members may attend; ** registration fee is waived for administration of host institution)

Additional Benefits
  • Publication options
  • Webinar & Blog invitations
  • Book Signing options
  • Research-based internships

Annual Conference Honors & Awards
*  Scholarship, Leadership, and/or Service

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