COLLEGE POSITIVE VOLUNTEERISM   HELPING K-12 YOUTH TAKE STEPS TOWARD         POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION        © 2010, Michig...
Goals of the CPV Training   Understand what it means to be an ambassador of    higher education as you serve in your comm...
Overview   Part 1: What is CPV and College Access?   Part 2: Being a College Positive Volunteer   Part 3: Paying for Co...
PART 1:WHAT IS CPV AND COLLEGE ACCESS?          © 2010, Michigan Campus Compact. All rights reserved
What is a College Positive Volunteer?    A College Positive Volunteer is a college     student who is aware of how they i...
CPV Mindset                        College is attainable for                        everyone. I am willing to do          ...
The CPV MottoNot: Are you going to college?But: Where are you going to college?                  And      How can I help y...
What is College Access?   Encouraging and helping K-12 youth consider, plan for, and    attend postsecondary institutions...
The CPV Definition of College              The term “college” refers to:                    Colleges           and Univer...
Barriers Youth Face when Accessing College    Social Capital                                   College Knowledge      C...
Benefits of a College Education p. 3Individuals with a college degree are more likely to…. Have a higher income   Over a...
Who Benefits from College Access Programs?                     Everyone          The State of Michigan              Your I...
10 Benefits of Being a CPV 1.    You will be able to impact the life of a K-12 youth 2.    You may get a chance to meet st...
Part 1   Please continue to the Part 1 Review Questions    below to complete this module.
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  1. 1. COLLEGE POSITIVE VOLUNTEERISM HELPING K-12 YOUTH TAKE STEPS TOWARD POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION © 2010, Michigan Campus Compact. All rights reserved
  2. 2. Goals of the CPV Training Understand what it means to be an ambassador of higher education as you serve in your community Be comfortable having conversations with youth about post-secondary options after high school Know that you are college RESOURCES not EXPERTS Understand how to utilize the resources included in the CPV Toolkit and Website © 2010, Michigan Campus Compact. All rights reserved
  3. 3. Overview Part 1: What is CPV and College Access? Part 2: Being a College Positive Volunteer Part 3: Paying for College © 2010, Michigan Campus Compact. All rights reserved
  4. 4. PART 1:WHAT IS CPV AND COLLEGE ACCESS? © 2010, Michigan Campus Compact. All rights reserved
  5. 5. What is a College Positive Volunteer?  A College Positive Volunteer is a college student who is aware of how they impact the college readiness and enthusiasm of the youth they interact with as they volunteer in local communities. © 2010, Michigan Campus Compact. All rights reserved
  6. 6. CPV Mindset College is attainable for everyone. I am willing to do whatever I can to help K-12 youth prepare for and enroll in college. © 2010, Michigan Campus Compact. All rights reserved
  7. 7. The CPV MottoNot: Are you going to college?But: Where are you going to college? And How can I help you get there? © 2010, Michigan Campus Compact. All rights reserved
  8. 8. What is College Access? Encouraging and helping K-12 youth consider, plan for, and attend postsecondary institutions after high school Efforts are often aimed at underrepresented students, especially low-income and first-generation (or first in their families to go to college) students. However, the goal is college access for all. CPV is one of the many college access programs in Michigan © 2010, Michigan Campus Compact. All rights reserved
  9. 9. The CPV Definition of College The term “college” refers to:  Colleges and Universities (4 years)  Community and Junior Colleges (2 years)  Vocational, Technical, and Business Schools (certificate programs with various completion times) © 2010, Michigan Campus Compact. All rights reserved
  10. 10. Barriers Youth Face when Accessing College  Social Capital  College Knowledge  College is not attainable  Applying  Lack of family support  Visiting Colleges  First in their family  Majors  Academic Preparation  Affordability  ACT or SAT  FAFSA  Study habits  Loans  School Attendance  Scholarships © 2010, Michigan Campus Compact. All rights reserved
  11. 11. Benefits of a College Education p. 3Individuals with a college degree are more likely to…. Have a higher income  Over a lifetime, the average individual with a four-year degree will earn $1.6 million more than a high school graduate1 Have greater workforce mobility Be employed Have better health and a longer life expectancy Raise children that will attend college Be more productive and innovative in the workplace Be civically engaged (vote, advocate, fundraise) Engage in community service and charitable givingCompared to those without post-secondary credentials © 2010, Michigan Campus Compact. All rights reserved 1 (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2010 ) (Lumina Foundation, 2010)
  12. 12. Who Benefits from College Access Programs? Everyone The State of Michigan Your Institution K-12 Youth You © 2010, Michigan Campus Compact. All rights reserved
  13. 13. 10 Benefits of Being a CPV 1. You will be able to impact the life of a K-12 youth 2. You may get a chance to meet students with similar interests 3. You will be able to help others, by “paying it forward” 4. You will have a new experience 5. You will be able to address the needs in your community 6. You will be fighting poverty, by promoting education 7. You will develop and/or strengthen new skills while volunteering 8. You will develop confidence in your interactions with K-12 youth 9. You may be able to get course credit 10. You will be able to add something valuable to your resume and/or graduate school applications © 2010, Michigan Campus Compact. All rights reserved
  14. 14. Part 1 Please continue to the Part 1 Review Questions below to complete this module.

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