2022 Tuesday General Session Keynote

Play to Win! Leveraging the Unique and Valuable Roles of Community and Technical Colleges to Enable College Completion

Dr. Watson Spiva addresses the special roles community and technical colleges play in the college completion movement. She also identifies barriers and solutions to ensuring positive, postsecondary outcomes for students of color, students with disabilities, first-time college students, and students from low-income communities. Dr. Watson Spiva grounds her discussion in Complete College America’s four pillars for student success and the manifold strategies within those pillars for increasing access to and success in postsecondary environments, while also addressing ways to close equity gaps in college completion outcomes.

Dr. Yolanda Watson Spiva
Complete College America