PHENND K-16 Partnerships Network is excited to announce that its Fall Speaker Event will feature Wil Del Pilar, Ph.D., Vice President of Higher Education Policy and Practice at the Education Trust. Dr. Del Pilar works to highlight inequities and outline solutions in order to improve access, success, affordability, and completion in higher education for low-income students and students of color. Dr. Del Pilar recently served in Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s administration as Deputy Secretary of Post-secondary and Higher Education, where he developed and implemented the state’s strategic vision for higher education.
Otis Hackney, Chief Education Officer, will provide a response from the Mayor's Office of Education
A reception will follow after the event.
This event is part of PHL College Awareness Month. During the month of October, city-wide events in partnership with college access organizations will be offered in order to engage thousands of students and residents who are interested in and/or supporting resources and pathways that lead to college access and completion. Follow these events using #PHLCollege or view the calendar here: http://phillygoes2college.org/college-awareness-month/