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The ACM program inventory includes programs that have already been approved for the Academic Common Market for your state.
Program offerings are subject to change without notice. Final decisions on program offerings are determined by state coordinators.
To determine if a particular program is offered in your home state, please visit your state’s higher education agency website by visiting our participating states page.
Important Notice: As a result of the General Assembly of North Carolina’s Appropriations Act of 2011, North Carolina no longer participates in the Academic Common Market.
Ansley Abraham joined the Southern Regional Education Board in 1985 as a research associate and became the founding director of the State Doctoral Scholars Program in 1993. Under Ansley’s direction, the Doctoral Scholars Program has developed into a nationally recognized program for producing minority Ph.D.s who seek faculty careers. The program hosts the annual Institute on Teaching and Mentoring — the largest gathering of minority Ph.D.
Megan Boren joined the Southern Regional Education Board in 2010. She currently serves as a program specialist focusing on educator human capital strategies policy research, implementation and state technical assistance. From late 2014 to early 2019, Megan was a member of SREB’s educator effectiveness team, leading the technical assistance state grants, state progress monitoring and community of practice projects. She also worked on college completion and college-readiness policy and research and led the SREB Readiness Courses initiative.
SREB partners with the Midwestern Higher Education Compact to bring cost containment strategies to SREB states.
Any education institution or agency in SREB member states may elect to participate in these following cost-saving opportunities.
As director of the Southern Regional Education Board’s Go Alliance, Alice Anne Bailey helps states develop and implement policies, support programs and communications techniques to increase the number of students who would be the first in their families to attend college. She also directs the Go Alliance Academy, which provides rigorous professional development and education for in-service and pre-service school counselors and educators. At SREB, she has managed many multi-state education projects and authored numerous reports that range from middle grades to adult education.
Joan M. Lord serves as senior consultant for the Council on Collegiate Education for Nursing. She retired in June 2019 as vice president for education data, policy research and programs. In that role, she oversaw SREB’s policy research efforts, including SREB’s Fact Book on Higher Education and Challenge to Lead goals for education, plus SREB’s Go Alliance, Doctoral Scholars Program, Education Technology Cooperative, Council on Collegiate Education for Nursing, student access programs and services, and information technology.