This session will highlight efforts at North Carolina State University to develop community college executive leaders and postsecondary career and technical education researchers. The session will highlight the work of the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research in three areas including the (1) education doctorate, (2) actionable research, and (3) partnerships. The session will also provide an overview of the ECMC Foundation Postsecondary CTE Research Fellows program designed to generate a pipeline of postsecondary CTE researchers including research training and mentoring that currently supports 18 fellows conducting research to improve postsecondary CTE. This session will highlight how to apply for the 2021 ECMC Foundation Postsecondary CTE Fellows program.
Presenters: Audrey Jaeger, James Bartlett, Carrol Warren, Michelle Bartlett, Jemilia Davis, and Andrea DeSantis