Transforming Fear into Inspiration: Understanding Non-Cognitives and Their Impact on College Success
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Presented by the College Success Foundation-D.C. at NPEA's 2014 annual conference in Minneapolis, MN.

Presented by the College Success Foundation-D.C. at NPEA's 2014 annual conference in Minneapolis, MN.

Learn more about the conference at http://www.educational-access.org

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Transforming Fear into Inspiration: Understanding Non-Cognitives and Their Impact on College Success Transforming Fear into Inspiration: Understanding Non-Cognitives and Their Impact on College Success Presentation Transcript

  • Transforming Fear into Inspiration Understanding Non-Cognitives and their impact on College Success
  • CSF Mission The College Success Foundation (CSF) has over 10 years of proven experience, inspiring underserved, low-income students to finish high school, and providing the unique integrated system of supports and scholarships they need to graduate college and succeed in life. CSF focuses its work in five major areas: Early College Readiness Programs College Advising & Mentoring Programs Scholarship and College Programs Alumni Services Policy, Advocacy and Coalition Building
  • Our Programs Higher Education Readiness Opportunity (HERO) §  Operates in 10 Schools §  6 High Schools §  4 Middle schools §  Young men in the 6th through 12th grades §  HERO Advisors
  • Our Programs Achievers Scholar §  Operates in 6 schools in Wards 7 & 8 §  All east of the Anacostia River §  3 DC Public High Schools §  3 DC Public Charter High Schools §  Unique funding structure §  Select in 11th grade §  School Programs (College Prep Advisors) §  College Programs (Retention & Success
  • Our Students •  Mostly first-generation to college students •  95% qualify for free or reduced lunch •  97% African-American •  GPA Range 0.85 to 4.0 •  Many live in a single parent households or with someone other than a biological parent •  Many are not enrolled in a rigorous curriculum •  Many are significantly underprepared for college level work
  • Student Supports CSF-DC provides the following supports and services: •  Academic Advising •  STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Curriculum •  Leadership and Social Skills Development •  Team Building •  Career Exploration •  Motivational Speakers •  College Awareness •  College Visitation Programs •  Test Preparation and Information •  Academic Enrichment •  Summer Enrichment Programming
  • HERO STUDENT GRADE LEVEL PROGRESSION •  8th grade to 9th grade: 83% moved to their feeder high school; 100% matriculated to 9th grade •  9th grade to 10th grade: 89% returned to their high school; 100% of those who remained matriculated to the 10th grade. •  10th grade to 11th grade: 93% returned to their high school; 100% of those who remained matriculated to the 11th grade. •  11th to 12th grade: 100% of the HERO students who became Achievers matriculated into the 12th grade. •  12th grade graduation:96% of HERO Students who became Achievers graduated with their class in June 2011. •  College Enrollment: To date, nearly 90% of the HERO Students who became Achievers have enrolled in college.
  • ACHIEVERS GRADE LEVEL PROGRESSION •  11-12th Grade: 99% •  12 year graduation rate: 99% •  Enrolled in college: 85% •  1-2 year college Retention rate: 80% •  2-3 year 90% •  3-4 year 90% •  4-5 year 85% •  5 Year graduation rate: 30% Serve over 1200 students Achievers selection based on 8 non- cognitives
  • Non Cogs & Student Centered Programs
  • Questions
  • Contact us Angela  Bugayong,  Program  Officer  Recruitment  &  Selec8on                    abugayong@collegesuccessfounda8on.org     Bre?  Gotlib,  College  Prep  Advisor                        bgotlib@collegesuccessfounda8on.org     Kevin  Mungin,  Sr.  Program  Officer,  HERO                        kmungin@collegesuccessfounda8on.org     www.dccollegesuccessfounda8on.org