The HPOG team hosted an End of Grant Webinar for HPOG program staff on June 3, 2021. During this webinar, HPOG Program Specialists discussed administrative closeout requirements and reviewed documents and timelines required for no-cost extensions, Year 5 Supplement and Extension second semester reports and final programmatic and financial reports.*
As part of a larger design thinking project, the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program co-created two models of instructor engagement with instructors across its HPOG 1.0 grantees: The World Café and Designing with Stakeholders. A number of HPOG programs volunteered to pilot these methods in their program to (1) improve collaboration between instructors and HPOG staff, and (2) engage instructors in devising innovative strategies to improve student persistence. The publication “Using the World Café to Improve Instructor Engagement: A Guide for Health Profession Opportunity Grants Programs” describes the World Café pilot projects and the experiences of the grantees who participated.
Not familiar with design thinking? At its heart, design thinking is a human-centered approach to problem solving. It consists of a set of tools that focus on empathy for the end-user in the creation and consideration of any solution.
Stacia Thompson, Gateway Technical College, presented "Successful Cohorts" at the 2013 Annual Grantee Meeting. For more information about Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG), please visit the HPOG website.
Charlie Thompson, Edmonds Community College, presented Digital Access for Low Income Students at the 2013 Annual Grantee Meeting. For more information about Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG), please visit the HPOG website.
The Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Development Consortium Inc.’s HPOG Buffalo programVisit disclaimer page offers training for high-demand healthcare occupations to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients and low-income adults.
The HPOG team hosted a Carryover Webinar for HPOG program directors on December 14, 2016. During this webinar, Kim Stupica-Dobbs, OFA Program Manager for HPOG, discussed the requirements of carryover requests, submission timelines, and answered questions with current HPOG grantees.