Ed Harper

PathFinder Recording 8: Reaching the Disadvantaged During Difficult Times

PathFinder Session 8

Session Speaker

Dr. Elmore D. Lowery

Dr. Elmore D. Lowery

Dean of College and Career Readiness Fayetteville Technical Community College dr.elmorelowery@gmail.com
Dr. Elmore Lowery is the founder of The People Builder, LLC, and the former Dean of College and Career Readiness Programs at Fayetteville Technical Community College. He led, trained, developed, and created strategic plans for program relevancy.  He is a transformational leader who is innovative, entrepreneurial driven, motivating, and highly committed to his work. As an academic leader, Dr. Lowery secured a 3.9 million-dollar Block Grant for College and Career Readiness. He also sustained a 99% passing rate for the College and Career Readiness programs at Fort Bragg, which ranked #1 nationally.   Dr. Lowery has increased completion and performance measures by 8% in the College and Career Readiness program.  His department’s graduation and completion rates have increased by 77%, with a retention rate increase from 67% to 98%. Dr. Lowery has established academic pathways/trades for low performing and at-risk students. Dr. Lowery has an outstanding record for creating jobs and pathways for students with physical and intellectual disabilities. He is committed to serving students with the highest level of passion and integrity. Dr. Lowery has created and cultivated an atmosphere of respect, trust, integrity, and relevancy within his department and community.

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