Erik Cooper, Cohort 5 member and alumnus of the California State University Sacramento Doctorate in Educational Leadership, was recently awarded the 2015 RP Group Award for Dissertation Excellence. He was notified:
As President of the RP Group I am happy to inform you that the awards committee chaired by Rick Fillman and Carolyn Arnold has carefully reviewed the submissions for the RP Group Excellence in Dissertation/Thesis Award and selected your submission (Efficacy of the California Basic Skills Initiative) as an award winner!
The committee for this award was:
Rick Fillman, Coordinator, San Francisco City College
Matt Wetstein, San Joaquin Delta College
Bob Pacheco, MiraCosta College
Gregory Stoup, Contra Costa CCD
Alketa Wojcik, MiraCosta College
A slot at the RP Conference in April has been reserved for you to present your work. Please contact Daylene Meuschke to discuss the format of your presentation. I trust you will make arrangements to attend the conference in order to share your successful work with others. We will do a formal presentation of the award at the conference as well. I have copied your Superintendent/President on this email to ensure that your college leadership is aware of your award winning work.
On behalf of the community of researchers and planners across the CCC system, please accept my hearty congratulations!
Dr. Matt Wetstein
Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Instruction & Planning\
Congratulations Erik! He will receive the award at the upcoming RP Group Conference Back to the Future: telling data stories of the past and planning for a future that supports student success to be held Wednesday-Thursday, April 8-9, 2015 at the Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza in Sacramento, CA.