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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 Galindo

    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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  • Students Shine in New Video

    Students from Ellen Ochoa Learning Center’s (Los Angeles USD) Career & College Club celebrated National Middle Level Education Month in March by hosting a motivational assembly that focused on the importance of middle grades for college readiness and career preparation. To inform and motivate their peers, parents, siblings, and members of the community, the students […]

  • Ellen Ochoa & Brock Elliott Earn Top Honors

    Career & College Clubs at Ellen Ochoa Learning Center (Los Angeles USD) and Brock Elliott Elementary School (Manteca USD) earned Club of the Year honors for the 2013-2014 school year. Ellen Ochoa students earned the highest point total; while Brock Elliott students had the second highest. Winners were decided based on points accumulated for various […]

  • Career & College Clubs To Present During U.S. Dept. of Education Webinar Focused on Middle Grades and College Readiness

    Career & College Clubs is honored to participate in the U.S. Department of Education College/Career Affinity Group webinar on May 22, 2014. The webinar will focus on the importance of middle grades for college readiness.  The College/Career Affinity Group presents promising practices and research in college access, persistency, completion and career preparation. May 22, 2014 11:00 […]

  • Middle Schools Demonstrate Commitment to Career and College Readiness

    Congratulations to the 24 middle and junior high schools who participated in the 2013-2014 Support Personnel Accountability Report Card (SPARC) process. The SPARC process is sponsored by the California Department of Education (CDE). These schools are committed to preparing their students for college and careers – and deserve to be recognized for their efforts. SPARC is […]