Awards and Recognition

Leah Meyer Austin Award – 2013

At the Leah Meyer Austin Award ceremony at the Achieving the Dream ConferenceNew Image this year, the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) received special recognition for its program that accelerates students through developmental courses and into and through gateway courses.
CCBC used data to engage faculty and guide the creation of a 25-hour professional development program for both full- and part-time faculty. ALP has now been adopted by more than 100 colleges across the country and implemented statewide in several states.

The award of $10,000, provided by the Kresge Foundation, will be used toward student success programs and initiatives.

Community College Research Center – 2012
New Evidence of Success for Community College Remedial English Students: Tracking the Outcomes of Students in the Accelerated Learning Program (ALP) (CCRC Working Paper No. 53)

Kresge Foundation – 2012
CCBC ALP is awarded a $500,000 grant

Unlocking the Gate. What We Know about Developmental Education
by Elizabeth Zachary Rutschow and Emily Schneider.

A study by the MDRC shows that ALP is one of the few innovations in Developmental Education with strong research backing it.

Community College Research Center
Multivariate Analysis in 2010

Two-Year College English Association (TYCA)
2010 Diana Hacker TYCA Outstanding Programs in English Award for Enhancing Developmental Education

Conference on Basic Writing (CBW)
Award for Innovation 2009

League for Innovation in the Community College
Innovations of the Year Award 2009

League forĀ InnovationĀ in the Community College
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