Connection and Empathy Help Businesses, Leaders Achieve Personal and Professional Growth

Profile: Maisha Wilder of Wilder Connection, Orlando, FL (Orange County) Orlando, FL‑‑‑Maisha Wilder has a simple formula for success. Like the rustic, simple Mason jars she lovingly collects, she cultivates compassion for others and responds to human needs. Wilder, a dynamic, compassionate, and humble leader, has worked in education for Read more…

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Cumulative Absenteeism Trends in Central Florida, Growing Problem, New Research Reveals

Research team’s unique analysis reveals an important discovery: Looking at the cumulative absenteeism trends, in addition to annual trends among high school graduates, reveals a school attendance crisis that is far worse than originally believed. ORLANDO, Fla., Updated April 30, 2024— Ashton Terry is concerned. The research analyst, former educator, Read more…

CFEED Research Leads to $1.3M Helios Transfer Scholars Grant to Help Valencia College Students Become UCF Knights

(Shared from CFEED.org) Orlando, Fla., February 12, 2024 — The Central Florida Education Ecosystem Database’s (CFEED) research is helping hundreds of Valencia College transfer students get closer to a coveted university education. CFEED research recently played a vital role in securing a $1.3M grant from Helios Education Foundation to help Read more…

Research Leads to Innovative “Interactive Dashboard on Dual Enrollment Readiness,” Pilot Programs at Central Florida Public Schools to Give Students an Early Start on College Success

(Shared from CFEED.org) Orlando, Florida, February 15, 2024 — Senior Data Analyst Ashton Terry gets excited when he talks about student potential in Central Florida. Terry is a data analyst for a unique partnership called Central Florida Education Ecosystem Database (CFEED). Recently, CFEED’s research on Dual Enrollment has led to Read more…

CFEED Research Informs Osceola Prosper, Helps Launch Third Year. 5,000 Osceola County Students Receive Tuition-Free College in First Two Years

(sharing from CFEED.org) ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 3, 2023 — Osceola Prosper recently got the green light for a third year, thanks to CFEED research. An innovative and important program, Prosper was launched in 2022 to boost enrollments and to increase access to higher education in Osceola County. In less than Read more…

Insights from Data on Student Academic Journey Reveal Paths to College Success in Central Florida College System 

(Shared from an article Leita wrote on cfeed.org) ORLANDO, Fla., Friday, July 7 — Academic advisory leaders gained valuable insights during a presentation by Michael Holt, Product Director for the Central Florida Education Ecosystem Database (CFEED), at the Valencia College Transfer Advisory Partnership (TAP) meeting at the Valencia/University of Central Read more…