CEO Rick Dalton's Skills Gap Op-ed Published in Education Week
At age 23, Sean still lives with his parents in Dublin, Ireland. While many millennials face a future of limitless possibilities, Sean’s options, like those of a growing cohort of young people, are limited. Unskilled, unemployed and lacking a postsecondary degree, Sean finds himself on the outside looking in. He lives in a city where there are thousands of job openings in healthcare, technology, engineering and other sectors, but Sean qualifies for none of them.
Dalton & Hannon to Speak at GE Foundation Virtual Conference
The co-directors of a highly acclaimed international educational partnership will explain the success of their six-year-old partnership during a June 14-15 virtual conference sponsored by the GE Foundation.
CFES Book Launch: A Practitioner’s Guide to Building College and Career Readiness
If you’ve ever asked Rick Dalton what exactly CFES does, you’ve witnessed a mysterious-but-beguiling force of nature.
'College For Every Student: A Practitioner's Guide to Building College and Career Readiness' is Released
Following 30 years of research and advocacy, two visionaries in college access have come together to share best practices for helping students attain degrees and 21 st century jobs in their book College For Every Student: A Practitioner’s Guide to Building College and Career Readiness.
Propelling Students to Beat the Odds
Last month, a young woman who grew up in a low-income household in rural Kentucky was accepted early decision to Harvard.06 February 2017
Essex, Oxford aligned on college importance
Oxford University’s colleges have scholarship funds available for low-income students.
The problem, however, is recruiting those young people, CFES CEO and President Rick Dalton said.
“It’s a not a money issue,” he explained. “The hardest part, I think, for well-endowed institutions, is getting everybody on board (to help students get there and succeed).”13 November 2014
One Million More Is Not Just a Dream
In his opening remarks at the 2014 CFES National Conference, November 7th – 8th in Burlington, VT, Rick Dalton, President and CEO of College For Every Student, shared his vision of why the One Million More initiative is so important and how we are going to achieve our goal to help one million low-income students attain degrees:
Creating a Major League Education for All
In a recent op-ed published in the Topeka Capital-Journal, CFES CEO and President Rick Dalton teams up with his son Erick Dalton, director of advance scouting for the Washington Nationals MLB team, to discuss how to address the widening gap between low-income and high-income students.