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Academic Access and Achievement for At-Risk Students – Improving High School and Postsecondary Outcomes for Students Who are Homeless or in Foster Care — Positive Impact of Georgia’s Public and Private Sectors Collaborating for Student Success

Abstract

Description:
Key steps examined and shared to create community-based solutions to improve outcomes and education success for at-risk high school and college students. Examples of successful collaborations achieving collective impact: 1) GA Chambers' "best practices" community-based solution helping at-risk high school students improve education success with independent program evaluations from Clark Atlanta University and Fort Valley State University; 2) Overview of Coaching for College Completion pilot helping at-risk college freshmen and sophomores stay on track for postsecondary success in partnerships with Georgia State University, United Way, Carrie Steele Pitts Home, Atlanta Technical College, Orange Duffel Bag and the Governor's Office for Children and Families.

Objectives:
Workshop Objectives 1) Present a case studies and student outcomes resulting from ODB's After school coaching program, ongoing advocacy, and community collaborations. Highlight a GA Chambers best practices community based solution, local businesses, the school district, county homeless liaisons, and higher education institutions working together to help high school students who are homeless or in foster care stay on track to achieve their high school education and create a plan for post secondary success. 2) Present independent evaluations of the ODB's 2013 classes and student outcomes conducted by Clark Atlanta University and Fort Valley State University research students. 3) Present ODB's Coaching for College Completion pilot project (CCC) in partnership with GSU, United Way of Greater Atlanta, GA's Governor's Office for Children and Families, to help at - risk college freshman and sophomores to stay on track to achieve post secondary success.

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Academic Access and Achievement for At-Risk Students – Improving High School and Postsecondary Outcomes for Students Who are Homeless or in Foster Care — Positive impact of Georgia’s public and private sectors collaborating for student success - Presented by Orange Duffel Bag Initiative and Partners for Positive Community Collective Impact.

Keywords

Orange duffel bag initiative, Academic access & achievement for at-risk students, Collective impact for at-risk student success, Community-based solutions for student success

Location

Magnolia Room A

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Jun 13th, 5:00 PM Jun 13th, 6:15 PM

Academic Access and Achievement for At-Risk Students – Improving High School and Postsecondary Outcomes for Students Who are Homeless or in Foster Care — Positive Impact of Georgia’s Public and Private Sectors Collaborating for Student Success

Magnolia Room A

Description:
Key steps examined and shared to create community-based solutions to improve outcomes and education success for at-risk high school and college students. Examples of successful collaborations achieving collective impact: 1) GA Chambers' "best practices" community-based solution helping at-risk high school students improve education success with independent program evaluations from Clark Atlanta University and Fort Valley State University; 2) Overview of Coaching for College Completion pilot helping at-risk college freshmen and sophomores stay on track for postsecondary success in partnerships with Georgia State University, United Way, Carrie Steele Pitts Home, Atlanta Technical College, Orange Duffel Bag and the Governor's Office for Children and Families.

Objectives:
Workshop Objectives 1) Present a case studies and student outcomes resulting from ODB's After school coaching program, ongoing advocacy, and community collaborations. Highlight a GA Chambers best practices community based solution, local businesses, the school district, county homeless liaisons, and higher education institutions working together to help high school students who are homeless or in foster care stay on track to achieve their high school education and create a plan for post secondary success. 2) Present independent evaluations of the ODB's 2013 classes and student outcomes conducted by Clark Atlanta University and Fort Valley State University research students. 3) Present ODB's Coaching for College Completion pilot project (CCC) in partnership with GSU, United Way of Greater Atlanta, GA's Governor's Office for Children and Families, to help at - risk college freshman and sophomores to stay on track to achieve post secondary success.