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Report from NCCEP / GEAR UP Capacity-Building Workshop

admin | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Filed by Carina Soto, Kelly Pappas, and Joe Booth. Conference National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP) / GEAR UP Capacity-Building Workshop 2017 Hot Topics Cultivating a college going culture, four keys of college & career readiness, overcoming barriers in family engagement, 2017 GEAR UP grant competition Key Take-Aways Carina Attendees were eager to […] Read More

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On top of their day-to-day business of educating students, right now educators are in the midst of an incredibly important added responsibility: planning for next year. Schools and districts across the nation are busy developing goals, strategies, budgets, calendars, lesson plans and the like – the number of meetings and volume of paper would shock […] Read More

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Career & College Clubs is please to invite all GEAR UP directors, coordinators, and other stakeholders to learn more about our turnkey academic enrichment program that has increased students’ odds of enrolling in college by 85%. Thursday, March 9 2 PM EST to 3 PM EST REGISTER HERE Read More

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Want to raise empowered women? Start in middle school.

admin | Thursday, February 16, 2017

A February 15th article in the Washington Post entitled, “Want to raise empowered women? Start in middle school.” is written by a school counselor who is a parent to a 13-year-old daughter. In the article she shares “seven tips parents can give middle school girls to help them keep their confidence at a vulnerable time […] Read More

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Originally posted on educatedrooster.com. We encourage you to share these tips with your colleagues and students. Mise En Place Can Help You with Managing Your Time Have you ever watched a cooking show on television? The chefs are usually very organized – they have everything in its proper place and easy to find, the tools […] Read More

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Using student voice to improve engagement

admin | Thursday, January 26, 2017

A recent eSchool News story focused on Tuscaloosa City Schools’ efforts to involve students in the district’s strategic planning efforts. Through a survey completed by students, they found that, “students wanted the freedom to be more creative during school, and they wanted more stimulating discussions around lessons and concepts. They also wanted more links between […] Read More

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Originally posted on educatedrooster.com. We encourage you to share these tips with your colleagues and students. Motivate Yourself (Come On… You Can Do It!) Do you need help motivating yourself to reach your goals? You say you want to make a change to reach your goals, but your actions say that you just want to […] Read More

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Funding Opportunity: Eaton Charitable Fund

admin | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The following funding opportunity may be helpful for educators seeking outside funding to support adoption of Career & College Clubs. Contact us at [email protected] or 310-242-8860 if you plan to apply for funding, we can provide language to assist with your application.   The Eaton Charitable Fund is dedicated to supporting programs that improve the […] Read More

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U.S. News – 100 Best Jobs for 2017

admin | Friday, January 13, 2017

U.S. News & World Report has released their list of 100 Best Jobs for 2017. They define “good jobs” as those that pay well, challenge us, are a good match for our talents and skills, aren’t too stressful, offer room to advance and provide a satisfying work-life balance. They also add that, “the best careers […] Read More

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While Career & College Clubs generally steers clear of social issues, a new film that focuses on the trafficking for sex of American middle school girls – a scourge that undermines our efforts to help students succeed – deserves your attention. I Am Jane Doe chronicles the epic battle that several mothers are waging on behalf […] Read More