More Research Needed: How to Build an Evidence Base for Interventions to Support Postsecondary Transitions in Rural Settings

  • September 23, 2021 12:00 p.m. - September 23, 2021 1:00 p.m.
  • Organizer(s):
    • REL Appalachia

Calling researchers, policymakers, and funders: join us for a webinar highlighting key findings from a REL Appalachia review of interventions designed to address nonacademic barriers students from rural and high-poverty settings face when transitioning from high school to postsecondary programs.

Our panel of practitioners and researchers will also discuss:

  • The importance of conducting rigorous education research.
  • Barriers to conducting education research, particularly in rural settings.
  • Potential solutions to address those barriers.

Speakers include:

  • Jennifer Ash, Director, National Center for Rural Education Research Networks
  • Sherry Horner, Organizational Results and Data Officer, Partners for Education at Berea College
  • Ann O’Connell, Program Chair, Department of Education Studies, The Ohio State University
  • Allen Pratt, Executive Director, National Rural Education Association
  • CJ Park, Senior Education Researcher, REL Appalachia, SRI International
  • Rebecca Schmidt, Principal Education Researcher, REL Appalachia, SRI International