Peers in the Journey
Knowledge & Motivation Schoolwide
Career & College Clubs provides direction to my students and helps them stay focused on school.
Principal George Kelly School, Tracy, CA
The Career & College Club is a unique way for young students to plan their futures before those critical high school years.
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…
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.
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.
CCC Coach, 7th Grade AVID Teacher El Roble Intermediate School, Claremont, CA
Today Career & College Clubs released the fourth issue in our Middle Grades Research Series. The issue summarizes research findings on the efficacy of peer-to-peer learning. Takeaways from the research review include: Conversations with/among peers about future plans intensify students’ information-seeking behavior Peer mentors increase students’ connections to school. Peers working with peers improve students’ […]
Today Career & College Clubs released the third issue in our Middle Grades Research Series. The issue summarizes research findings on the need for, and impact of, college awareness and college preparation activities in middle school. Takeaways from the research review include: Most middle school students do not have a plan for what they need […]
Today Career & College Clubs released the second issue in our Middle Grades Research Series. The issue summarizes research findings on the need for, and impact of, career awareness and career preparation activities in middle school. Takeaways from the research review include: Many middle school students lack awareness of the work world, while few have […]
In conjunction with National Financial Literacy Month, Career & College Clubs released the first issue in a new Middle Grades Research Series. The issue summarizes current research on the need for, and impact of, financial literacy education in middle school. Highlights of the research include: Today’s teens confront greater financial challenges than previous generations. High […]