Dr. Donna McDaniel of Texarkana College has been chosen as one of only forty to participate inthe nationally renowned Aspen Institute College Excellence Program in 2020-2021, a highly selected leadership program preparing the next generation of community college presidents to transform institutions to achieve higher and more equitable levels of student success.  

The 10-month fellowship program will begin in July 2020. Delivered in collaboration with the Stanford Educational Leadership Initiative, the fellows will be mentored by esteemed current and former community college presidents who have achieved exceptional outcomes for students throughout their careers, and will learn strategies to improve student outcomes in and after college, lead internal change, and create strong external partnerships with K-12 schools, four-year colleges, employers, and other partners.

McDaniel said she is humbled and honored to be chosen for this outstanding and prestigious professional development opportunity. “I could not be more excited to train with the Aspen Institute which is considered the leader in improving education through innovative change in policy and practice,” said McDaniel.  “This training will provide me with high quality opportunities to grow as a leader and establish a national network of other leaders from whom I can seek guidance and mentoring.” 

Congratulations Dr. McDaniel (LT Class of 2014)! 

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