• Education Partnership Enables, Relies on Rich Communications

  • Leaders of California State University, Long Beach, and Long Beach City College discuss elements of their long-standing public education partnership known as the Long Beach College Promise. Strong communications and trust lie at the heart of the work, stemming from the well-developed relationships as well as enabling new collaborations to solve evolving problems. Marquita Grenot-Scheyer of the California State University Chancellor’s Office says, “It makes our job collectively easier when we work together.” Teacher education professor Felipe Golez and university president Jane Close Conoley cite examples such as a jointly developed, site-based master’s program for mentor teachers and a new 4th-year required math course for Long Beach Unified School District students that [more]