State & Federal Technical Assistance
With the right systems and supports, every person can earn postsecondary credentials and transition to a meaningful, sustaining career. Through an equity-centered approach, we collaborate to support learners of every age on their path to and through education and training after high school. Our team brings expertise in diverse areas—including student reengagement, college credit opportunities in high school, rural students’ college access and success, and equity in higher education—to help you identify and implement critical academic, financial, and social supports that will empower all learners to fulfill their personal and professional goals. Building on your community and institution’s assets, we can start breaking down systemic barriers and help every student achieve postsecondary success.
Postsecondary Success Specialties
Learn about how we use culturally responsive and equitable evaluation approaches in our postsecondary research and evaluation work.
This paper describes an evaluation of Tacoma’s College Housing Assistance Program, an initiative designed to address housing insecurity and improve college performance and student well-being.
This presentation featured findings from the ECMC Foundation Basic Needs Initiative evaluation report which provides lessons for implementing comprehensive, student-centered basic needs services.
The ECMC Foundation launched the Basic Needs Initiative in fall 2019. Through the three-year initiative, a group of seven grantees will receive funding and support to build systemic, sustainable solutions for meeting college students’ basic needs.
Raise your awareness on trauma in postsecondary education institutions and how trauma affects learning and development and learn strategies to work effectively with college students who have been exposed to trauma.