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
A recent report by Mary G. Visher of MDRC and David Stern of the University of California, Berkeley, emphasizes the growing need for career and college pathways while providing evidence of its successes. This report comes at an important time in the discussion of career and college pathways, as more and more employers are recognizing […]
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (VA), co-chair of the Senate Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, along with U.S. Senators Mark Warner, Barbara Boxer, Sheldon Whitehouse, and Bob Casey, introduced the Middle School Technical Education Program (Middle STEP) Act that would expose middle school students to CTE programs focused on career exploration. The Middle STEP Act would […]
The US Department of Education is inviting applications for the Skills for Success grant program. Awards likely to range from $400,000 to $600,000. Applications are due July 29, 2015. Skills for Success supports Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) and their partners in implementing, evaluating, and refining tools and approaches for developing the non-cognitive skills of middle-grades […]
Quentin Wilson, president and CEO of ALL Management Corporation (the nonprofit organization that sponsors Career & College Clubs), is joining other middle grade advocates to educate Congress on the importance of career exploration in the middle grades. Senate Career and Technical Education Caucus In Conjunction with Alliance for Excellent Education Association for Middle Level Education […]