Sunday, August 19, 2018
The RP Group
Curriculum and Pedagogy


Offered annually by the RP Group, this interactive, sustained professional development program:

  • Uses a project and problem-based learning model

  • Engages college teams comprised of faculty, administrators, and researchers in the implementation of a component of the Student Success Act (e.g. SSSP, Equity)

  • Includes face-to-face sessions, coaching, and online activities designed to both support the leadership development of individual participants and assist college teams in project delivery

  • Curricular topics include:

    • Making the Case/Using Evidence

    • Understanding and Analyzing Institutional Cultures for Successful Leadership 

    • Communicating Successfully

    • Building Teams and Coalitions

    • Engaging Resistance

    • Using Design Tools (concept mapping, prototyping, case studies and logic models)

    • Failing Successfully

    • Taking Risks 

2018 LFM Academy  

At the 2018 LFM Academy, participants will be developing college capacity to address the complexities of implementing Guided Pathways, beginning with key starting points, including:  

  • Building a case for pathways using data and evidence 

  • Application of planning and design approaches to promote coherent strategies that integrate guided pathways with current institutional initiatives — equity, student success, basic skills, and professional development

  • Developing a broad support coalition 

  • Engaging stakeholders including those who may be skeptical or opposed to Guided Pathways