The Last GED Graduation Ceremony

Sixty GED recipients from across the city were honored at the last-ever GED graduation ceremony. Speakers reflected on what was next for those New Yorkers in need of adult education and considered policies the de Blasio administration could implement as they work to close the skills gap.


Hosted by Literacy Partners



PARTICIPANTS


  • Director of Clinical Affairs, NYU School of Nursing;

    Member, Literacy Partners Board

  • Associate Dean of Community & Minority Affairs,
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

  • Executive Director, Literacy Partners

  • Director of Programs and Workforce Development, The Doe Fund

  • Director of Language and Literacy Programs, Academic Affairs,
    City University of New York

  • Director, Future Now, IMPACT GED & College Prep Program,
    Bronx Community College

  • General Counsel, Dow Jones & Company;

    Member, Literacy Partners Board

 IDEAS FOR THE MAYOR-ELECT

Event Highlights:

"NYC needs a strong system to help adults finish their high school degrees, go to college, receive job training, and improve their lives."


- Edwidge Thomas, Director of Clinical Affairs, NYU School of Nursing;
Member, Literacy Partners Board

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