Skill Development refers to the mastery of academic and technical content youth need in order to develop a range of non-academic, social and emotional, and employability skills. These skills are sometimes referred to as ‘soft skills’ and are seen as essential in order for youth to be successful in college, career, and beyond.
- December 21, 2015
Advising Strategies for Supporting First-Generation College Students: Can Technology Replace Counselors and Peers? (Part 3)
Jennifer Brown Lerner, Deputy DirectorAccording to research by Pew, 84% of all Americans use the internet and 97% of those ages 18-29 are online regularly. Th…
- December 16, 2015
Carinne Deeds, Program AssociateAs the first in my family to go to college, I entered the application process with an endless amount of questions. Where shoul…
This webinar served as the release of a new white paper on current trends and opportunities at the intersection of afterschool and competency-based learning.
- December 14, 2015
Advising Strategies for Supporting First-Generation College Students: The Role of Traditional Counseling (Part 1)
Jenna Tomasello, Program Associate“You’re just not college material.” That was what a high school counselor told my mother after she expressed interest in goi…