Guided by the New Jersey Council of County Colleges Economic Mobility Committee, the New Jersey Center for Student Success exists to assist the state’s community colleges improve student outcomes, strengthen services to the students they serve, and serve as a statewide resource for innovation and best practices. Since its inception in 2012, the New Jersey Center for Student Success has played a critical role in promoting promising student success best practices by hosting statewide convenings featuring national community college thought leaders, providing professional development to community college professionals, providing expert coaches to community colleges to assist with student success strengthening efforts, and supporting collaborations and partnerships among community colleges and other constituents
ABOUT THE CENTER
The New Jersey Center for Student Success is a leader in the 16-state National Student Success Center Network, coordinated by Jobs for the Future. The Center is especially focused on helping the State of New Jersey reach its ambitious goal of having at least 65 percent of working adults hold some type of post-secondary credential by 2025. The Center is leading statewide efforts to improve and expand educational and support services for learners of all ages and facilitate social service supports for students. These initiatives are part of VISION 2028: A Framework for the Future of New Jersey's Community Colleges, and are closely tied to the State of New Jersey's Plan for Higher Education.