Strong Start To Finish

Chris oversees Strong Start to Finish, an initiative of the Education Commission of the States focused on increasing the number of students completing their first credit-bearing math and English course in their first year of study. Prior to joining Education Commission of the States, he served as the executive vice chancellor of the Florida College System, an assistant vice chancellor for the State University System of Florida, the program director for policy analysis at the American Association of Community Colleges and a postdoctoral fellow at the Illinois Education Research Council. He also taught at university and K-12 levels. Chris undertakes this work as his experiences have led him to recognize the pressing need to develop and disseminate frameworks that empower people and communities.

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