ALP – Accelerated learning program homepage

Welcome to the website for the Accelerated Learning Program (ALP) at the Community College of Baltimore County. ALP is a co-requisite model for developmental writing that began as a faculty initiative in 2007. Since that time, ALP has consistently produced dramatic improvements in student success rates and has demonstrated that it can be scaled up. And the success of ALP is not limited to CCBC. Numerous schools around the country have adopted/adapted ALP, and five states have launched wide-scale ALP adoptions: Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Indiana, Michigan, and Virginia.Our website offers information for those interested in knowing more about the program, wanting some help with starting an ALP initiative at their school, or looking for classroom materials for ALP classes. Explore the site and contact us if you have questions or would like to know more about our consultation services. Thanks for your interest in ALP.

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CADE 2016 Presentations

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CADE 2016 Presentations


CADE 2016 Poster sessions

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CADE 2016 Dinner

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CADE 2016 dinner will be held at Bertha's, in Fells Point Historic District. A number of us will be taking the water taxi - an experience not to be missed! Continue reading

CADE 2016

We're excited to announce that the 2016 Conference on Acceleration in Developmental Education will be held at the Sheraton Inner Harbor in Baltimore, June 16-17, with pre-conference workshops on the 15th.
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2016 Conference Schedule


Schedule for the 2016 Conference on Acceleration in Developmental Education. Please check back for the updates.

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2016 Plenary Speakers

Plenary speakers for the 2016 Conference on Acceleration in Developmental Education will be Shanna Smith Jaggars and Peter Adams! Continue reading

Edmond, OK

School size: 10,0000 – 20,000
ALP started August 18, 2014
Currently offering 12 sections

Abington, PA

School size: 0 – 5000
ALP started August 20, 2012

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