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  • My students are thriving in high school with 3.5 to 4.0 GPA's. They are taking A.P. and honor classes. They are graduating from the police explorer program. Most importantly, they are taking ownership of their goals. I am very proud of them and I know [Career & College Clubs] is the source behind their individual success stories.

    Sherry De Fontenelle

    Counselor, Ellen Ochoa Learning Center

  • Student Outcomes

    The odds of enrolling in college are 85% higher for Career & College Clubs students than for students in a comparison group.

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  • Map of our Sites 2008-2015

    Since 2008, Career & College Clubs has grown from a few sites to over 350 sites.

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  • Program Overview Video

    A complete overview of Career & College Clubs in less than 5 minutes.

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Latest Blog

  • Perkins Funds and Middle Grades

    The middle grades are often overlooked when it comes to Career Technical Education programs, yet research shows that career-focused activities before high school can have a significant impact on student outcomes. For Career & College Clubs, we’ve always felt the middle grades are critical (note that ‘career’ comes first in the program’s name) and have […]

  • Secretary King Credits Junior High School for His Success

    In a recent email entitled “What my teachers did for me,” Secretary of Education John King talked about his personal experience and how a well-rounded education in the middle grades helped him to overcome adversity – I grew up in Brooklyn and went to New York City public schools. My mom passed away when I […]

  • Celebrate College Signing Day 2016

    As part of her #ReachHigher Initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama is once again sponsoring #CollegeSigningDay on Tuesday, April 26. College Signing Day is a chance to celebrate students for making a commitment to higher education. Hosted by schools, organizations, community leaders and influencers, Signing Day is a chance to rally around local students and show […]

  • Boosting College Equity for Low Income Students

    Increasing students’ knowledge of college choices, financial aid, and other aspects of the college-going process will result in greater equity in higher education attainment for low income students, according to a new report published by the Pell Institute and the University of Pennsylvania’s Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy. This is great news for students who […]