Higher Education Awareness/Support Programs

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    Taxonomy Code: HL-2500.2900

    Programs that encourage students, usually in middle school or high school, to consider higher education and to gain the skills necessary to be successful in the college, university or other postsecondary program of their choice. Services may include guidance from staff and mentors, academic preparation, SAT test preparation, college/university admissions and financial aid workshops, and visits to local colleges and universities.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Community Resources - Cesar Chavez Cultural CenterThe center's staff is familiar with first generation issues and can refer students to the appropriate offices on campus that can assist with admission, financial aid, and other questions. Support is also offered to Latino students while in school to ensure academic and social success in college. The center also offers public computers, internet access, and a study area.Weld CountyCesar Chavez Cultural Center at UNCCesar Chavez Cultural Center at UNC
    Dropout Prevention Program - I Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder CountyIdentifies groups of low-income children (in elementary school) deemed to be at high risk of eventually becoming school dropouts. Once identified, IHAD establishes a comprehensive long-term program of support for the entire group for the duration of their school years, a 10+ year commitment. Eight learning centers operate after-school and throughout the summer, providing: - Intensive Counseling and Case Management - Academic and Literacy Development - Social Enrichment and Cultural Programs - Access to Individualized Tutoring - Participation in a Mentoring Program - Career and College Preparation Programs - Daily Hands-On Guidance from Full-Time Bilingual StaffBoulder CountyI Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder CountyI Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder County
    High School Planning - College In ColoradoProvides the following high school planning assistance: - High school course planning to meet college requirements - Homework advice and resources for high school studentsDenver CountyCollege In ColoradoCollege In Colorado
    Latin-Anglo AllianceTo promote and support educational opportunities for Latino youth. To educate the public about Latino history, culture and issues affecting the latino population; serve as an advocacy body and voice for Latinos; encourage cross-cultural alliances in the Grand Valley, and raise funds for educational scholarships.Mesa CountyLatin-Anglo AllianceLatin-Anglo Alliance
    Programs - The Greeley Dream Team, Inc.Provides program and financial advocacy, resources, and support for teen parents enrolled in the Jefferson High School to graduate and enroll in a post-secondary institution. Assistance through our many partnerships allows us to provide a variety of programs and services that support student success in school. Our programs include: Weld CountyThe Greeley Dream Team, Inc.The Greeley Dream Team, Inc.
    Project Access/Options 4 Change/Staying the Course - Catholic Charities of PuebloProvides participants the basic life-skills, knowledge and training for academic assessment courses. The courses will focus on developing career and education plans and also provides ongoing support to address social service needs. Participants will explore their strengths and self-improvement through goal setting. Participants 18 – 26 years of age receive life skills education and complete remedial courses in a post-secondary environment. Students receive additional support addressing challenges face in post-secondary education as well as matching their career goals.Pueblo CountyCatholic Charities Diocese of PuebloCatholic Charities Diocese of Pueblo
    Valley Life for AllProvides access to resources and opportunities for people with disabilities and their families. Services include but are not limited to: -Community Participation Program - Respond to requests for info and advocacy for people with disabilities and their families. -Leadership Program - Support two adult self-advocates each year to participate in the Roaring Fork Center for Community Leadership course. Info on upcoming educational events & archive of taped sessions at www.valleylifeforall.org. Garfield CountyValley Life for AllValley Life for All

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