MDC Homestead Campus Presents Workshops on Generational Poverty and Retention Strategies with Dr. Bethanie H. Tucker

Miami, Nov. 1, 2016 Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Homestead Campus will host workshops on generational poverty and retention strategies with Dr. Bethanie H. Tucker, an experienced consultant and professor on Friday, Nov. 18.  The workshops will provide participants with strategies for redesigning programs and improving retention of under-resourced college students.

Dr. Bethanie H. Tucker has been a professional educator since 1972, serving as a professor of education at Averett University in Danville, Virginia. She is also a recognized author and has been an aha! Process, Inc. consultant since 2000. Her published works include Understanding and Engaging Under-Resourced College Students, Reading by Age 5, Readiness Skills and Relationship Building for Early Childhood Education, and Tucker Signing Strategies for Reading. For more information about her work, visit

The Bridges Out of Poverty and Retention Strategies for Engaging Under-Resourced College Students workshops are sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education Title V SIS-STEM Grant.

For more information, please contact Dr. James Watson at 305-237-5075 or