What We Do

The Center for Early College is helping to lay the foundations for deeper intellectual engagement for adolescents.

Students collaborating on a project

Innovate through partnerships 

Strengthen early college education by developing new models, expanding the range of students served, adapting early college practices to other teaching environments, and developing structures for sharing those practices beyond the Bard Early College Network

 Explore Partnerships

Provide pedagogical resources and support

Strengthen the pool of instructors qualified to teach college-level curriculum to adolescents in a range of high school models by introducing new training and certification resources

 Learn ABout Pedagogy

Support public policy and advocacy

Strengthen policies and legislation affecting early colleges and facilitate the effective and sustainable growth of high quality early colleges and other models rethinking the high school-to-college continuum

 Strengthen Policy