Dr. Monica Parrish Trent, Achieving the Dream

Monica Trent Lois ElfmanDr. Monica Parrish Trent is vice president of network engagement at Achieving the Dream (ATD), a non-profit organization that partners with leaders at over 300 community colleges that are seeking transformation and innovation. The chief program and network officer designs programs and services that support and accelerate student success. Institutional leaders, faculty and staff are provided with actionable solutions. Trent, who has extensive experience as a professor and dean at community colleges, recruits and retains colleges into the ATD network. She engages with the colleges and delivers learning events that inspire and mobilize leaders to adopt innovative, evidence-based practices that facilitate equitable student success outcomes.