Messages from the President


March 2017

Growing up with my education trailblazer father, going to college was never a question.

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January 2017

Several years ago, I overheard a conversation at a freshman campus orientation that I will never forget.

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November 2016

Higher education, today, is at a turning point. It faces a host of challenges that requires a reexamination of its identity and purpose.

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June 2016

In the education sector, new buzzwords and concepts are developed almost daily. While some are short-lived, others, such as "soft skills," gain popularity and are integrated into the everyday vernacular of education professionals.

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February 2016

Over one year ago, ECMC Foundation began to reimagine its grantmaking strategy to focus on teacher development, college success, and career readiness in the context of improving the educational outcomes of underserved populations.

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November 2015

ECMC Foundation is both old and new—while it was founded in 2002, a substantial change in direction took place in late 2014 to rebuild it as a grantmaking foundation focused on improving the educational outcomes of underserved youth through evidenced-based innovation.

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