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Career & College Clubs provides direction to my students and helps them stay focused on school.
Principal George Kelly School, Tracy, CA
INFOGRAPHIC: The College & Career Pathway for Middle School Students
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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.
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
From College Bound… The Forgotten Middle. The Bermuda Triangle. The Black Box. The Educational Weak Link. These are all terms that researchers and policymakers have used to describe the middle school years. Recognizing that college- and career-readiness needs to start before high school, there is a growing push to motivate young adolescents and get them […]
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 […]
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 […]