Pathways Resources

What we Know About Guided Pathways

This practitioner packet is designed to help community college leaders and staff who are considering guided pathways reforms at their college.

Redesigning America’s Community Colleges

Distilling a wealth of data amassed from the Community College Research Center (Teachers College, Columbia University), Redesigning America’s Community Colleges offers a fundamental redesign of the way two-year colleges operate, stressing the integration of services and instruction into more clearly structured programs of study that support every student’s goals.

A Simpler Path, Authors Say, Is Key to Community-College Completion

Q/A article with Redesigning America’s Community Colleges co-author Thomas R. Bailey.

Implementing Guided Pathways

This report provides insight into how colleges are planning and implementing “guided pathways” reforms based on the early work of 30 colleges participating in the American Association of Community Colleges’ (AACC) Pathways Project.

Guided Pathways: Planning, Implementation, Evaluation

Creating guided pathways requires managing and sustaining large-scale transformational change. The work begins with thorough planning, continues through consistent implementation, and depends on ongoing evaluation.

American Association of Community College’s Pathways project website

Contains the lists of the first two cohorts of participating community colleges. It also contains the resources used for the Institutes for the cohorts as they work through their pathways implementations.


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