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Key blog posts, tools & resources, webinars, and podcasts have been organized to create a new resource. Learn more below.
Take a guided journey that includes practical strategies to improve student success & equity. Topic areas include:
- What's up with organizational culture?
- How do we begin to tackle campus-wide organizational culture?
- How do we create a culture of continuous instructional improvement?
- What are examples of effective programs & services and how do we implement them?
"Dr. Solano is a consummate professional with amazing insight and knowledge which he openly shares with higher education leaders and practitioners. The Continuous Learning Institute website resources are comprehensive and his recently established Student Success Podcast piques dialogue, thought, and action. His authentic, courageous, and forward-thinking approach is refreshing and is exactly what is needed to meet the moment. "
"Dr. Solano is extraordinarily skilled in helping colleges implement complex, whole-college student success reforms."
"Dr. Solano's coaching work and resources are impressive. I look forward to colleges pushing his suggestions forward. "
"Dr. Solano clearly outlines practical strategies that can lead to institutional transformation and drives home the point that any meaningful conversation about student success must start and end with a focus on equity within a 'culture of kindness.' "
"Dr. Solano's approach is helpful in framing the issues and useful in providing methods for addressing them."
"I'm thankful for Dr. Solano's dedication in spreading kindness and his expertise across our educational field. It is always a pleasure to receive his emails as they are resourceful, relevant, and always invoke a positive tone while calling for us to engage in transformational work."
"Dr. Solano writes and provides advice and support through a practitioner's eye, knowing from personal experience how institutions are designed and operate. Institutional transformation is a marathon, not a sprint--scaled reform takes resiliency and refinement that only comes when a culture of improvement is embedded at all levels of an organization. "
"Dr. Solano's honest candor is refreshing and so needed during this time. He knows how to balance truth with kindness in the only way an amazing coach can. He blesses the field with free, accessible, practitioner-focused resources that are easily digestible and ready for application."