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1. COLLEGE POSITIVE VOLUNTEERISM HELPING K-12 YOUTH TAKE STEPS TOWARD POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION © 2010, Michigan Campus Compact. All rights reserved
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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)
Who Benefits from College Access Programs? Everyone The State of Michigan Your Institution K-12 Youth You © 2010, Michigan Campus Compact. All rights reserved
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
Part 1 Please continue to the Part 1 Review Questions below to complete this module.