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  • Career & College Clubs provides direction to my students and helps them stay focused on school.

    Khushwinder Gill

    Principal George Kelly School, Tracy, CA

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  • The Career & College Club is a unique way for young students to plan their futures before those critical high school years.

    John Gomez

    CCC Coach, Speech Pathologist Washington Irving Middle School, Los Angeles, CA

  • As an Administrator, the [Career & College Clubs] program has three very attractive features. First, the CCC is an outstanding compliment to our academic and extracurricular offerings…second, the curriculum is very flexible…

    Martin

    Superintendent Bassett Unified School District, La Puente, CA

  • The [Career & College Clubs] lesson plans were great, they tie directly into the AVID curriculum, and some of the students really enjoyed being able to teach to and learn from their peers.

    Jeff Ferguson

    Coach, 7th Grade AVID Teacher Clifton Middle School, Monrovia, CA

  • The CCC curriculum is well thought out, accessible and very relevant. The students gained an appreciation for the AVID strategies used in class as a means to gaining the knowledge they need to achieve their goal of attending college. For my 7th graders, the CCC curriculum made college preparation a much less daunting task because, at this early age, they understand better what lies ahead of them.

    Jenny Braun

    CCC Coach, 7th Grade AVID Teacher El Roble Intermediate School, Claremont, CA

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