Professional Development

DCAN wants to ensure that all of our partners have access to real-time professional development opportunities that provides actionable items that you can use at that given time to support your students and families.

Should you have any questions and/or need any direct support as it relates to professional development for you or your team, please schedule time with our Deputy Director, Onjila Odeneal. Schedule!


For inquiries about providing resources at our bimonthly Lunch and Learns please contact DCAN Office Manager, Rachel D'Alio, at rachel@detroitcan.org 


Opportunities and Updates

Detroit STRIVES is a professional development series for professionals who support students with college access.

10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

1st Thursday of every month.


Detroit STRIVES will feature different college access topics;


Every session will have one hour of an access topic and one hour on FAFSA strategy and completion. You can partake in the portion that is most relevant to you!

April Lunch & Learn


Join us for our April Lunch and Learn. Our focus is "Road to Matriculation." This event will be held virtually and SCECH credits will be provided.



DATE: April 21, 2021

TIME: 10-1:30pm

Extended Support

Need a little more guidance and support with developing and implementing systems and processes at your school/organization, we are here to help you! 

Specializing in college access and success (supporting students to and through college) for schools and organizations

Schedule a meeting today!

Submit a support request below for your specific needs. Someone from our team will follow up to confirm your request.

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