National Governors Association in partnership with Education Strategy Group, and thanks to support from the Siemens Foundation, will host a virtual Action Lab on December 14, 2021 from 1:00-4:00 PM EST.
This Action Lab will focus on leveraging Ability to Benefit to expand access to postsecondary education. ATB can help students without a high school diploma or equivalency qualify for federal financial aid for postsecondary career pathways programs. A formal agenda will be sent to registrants in advance of the meeting, but will sessions will include:
1. An overview of ATB as a lever for recovery including why it is an important policy, how it works, and how to effectively implement it,
2. Examples from states and institutions with plans for ATB that will highlight challenges, lessons learned, and opportunities to further scale, and
3. A discussion with experts on decision points and priorities for moving forward.
Please register below by December 6th and feel free to share with your networks!