Committed to a Student-Ready
System of Higher Education
Today's college students are more diverse than ever before. Their backgrounds, experiences, and responsibilities differ, however, they are united by their shared will to improve their lives. And they all have the ability to succeed - in the right structure, with the right support.
Organizations need to evolve their systems to become student-ready, ensuring more students reach their goals. We can help them do it.
Student-Ready Strategies helps states, systems, institutions, and nonprofit organizations reach their student-ready goals with customized services, specializing in areas of policy and process review, decision support, and action support.
Is your organization
We help answer that question by reviewing and evaluating organizational policies and processes from the student perspective, with an equity lens.
We identify opportunities for transformation rooted in the specific student population of institutions, regions, or states.
Does your organization have
student-ready goals and priorities?
We deliver strategic, business, and project plans to help establish a concrete agenda for policy and process change. We then build out detailed action plans to guide implementation and drive toward success.
Does your organization have the capacity for student-ready action?
Once priorities are set, we customize capacity-building services to help effectively implement and sustain action plans. We help build consensus, communicate with stakeholders, manage projects, solve problems, provide postsecondary expertise, and much more.
Wake Tech Receives Grant to Explore Expansion of Finish First NC Technology
Wake Tech Community College announced today that the John M. Belk Endowment has awarded it a grant to explore opportunities for the development and expansion of the Finish First NC (FFNC) data tool. The $12,000 award will allow the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS), University of North Carolina System, and Wake Tech to work in partnership with the consulting and technical assistance organization Student-Ready Strategies to develop a business plan identifying options for scaling up the powerful data tool, which is currently used at 81 percent of NCCCS colleges.