Student Success Factors and the Race Gap

90-minute Workshops

Day 2

Session Code: S2-J
When: April 17, 2019
Location/Room: M 100 E
Level: Advanced
Track: Higher Education
Presenters: Michael Berndt, Dakota County Technical College  |  Wendy Marson, Inver Hills Community College and Dakota County Technical College  |  Dr. Harold Torrence, Dakota County Technical College


In 2017, Dakota County Technical College (DCTC) researched the success gap between students of color and white students. This presentation will explore the case study, the analysis of the data collected, and the action steps DCTC has taken to bridge that gap.

Learning Outcomes
  1. Gain an understanding of the success gap between students of color and white students in a technical college setting
  2. Understand DCTC’s commitment to data-informed equity and inclusion practices and solutions
  3. Learn tools to implement equity-minded pedagogy in technical education

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