ATD uses ground-level and system-level strategies to accomplish big-picture outcomes, such as institutional change, policy change, public engagement
and knowledge development. Together with its Network of over 200 institutions of higher education, 100 coaches and advisors, 15 state policy teams, and numerous investors and partners working throughout 35 states and the District of Columbia, it is helping more than 4 million community college students have a better chance of realizing greater economic opportunity and achieving their dreams.
As part of this large national organization, Hawai'i has benefitted from the breadth of knowledge and expertise available to participants of Achieving the Dream. We have at our fingertips national data and research; best and promising practices, consultants and advisors; and many more resources to help us reach our goals of helping more students achieve success.