campus partner(s)

Mesa Community College

Phoenix Community College

Gateway Community College

and South Mountain Community College






Faculty Planning and Curricular Coherence

award date


project director

Jennifer Fay; Steven Budge; Colleen Bivona

Mesa Community College; Maricopa County Community College District

Grant Summary

$25,000 over six months to the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) to support guided pathways, which are highly defined, structured, and coherent curricula leading to a postsecondary credential that research indicates are effective in attracting, retaining, and graduating low-income students. Teams of faculty from four of the ten Maricopa colleges – Mesa, Phoenix, Gateway, and South Mountain – are coming together to develop a plan aligned with a broader district-wide push to implement guided pathways at scale.