The College Access Project

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The College Access Project

  1. 1. A Partnership of TCASN Conference November, 2013
  2. 2. November 5, 2013 o Established in 2012, as a partnership between the Ayers Foundation and Lipscomb University’s College of Education o A high-quality clearinghouse for best practices coupled with exceptional learning opportunities and professional training o Made possible by the generous $1 million initial gift from Jim and Janet Ayers
  3. 3. November 5, 2013
  4. 4. Why CAP? Tennessee needs more college grads! ○ Drive to 55 ○ Underrepresented populations ○ Undermatching College coaching is a profession Goal: to build a cohort of college access and success leaders across the state and equip them with tools to be agents of change in their organizations and communities November 5, 2013
  5. 5. How did it develop? Ayers Institute at Lipscomb University & Tennessee College Access and Success Network Informed by practitioners ○ Initial content developed by YOU ○ Small committee to refine ○ Videos with practitioners ○ Piloted November 5, 2013
  6. 6. College Access Project Content Five strands: ○ Creating a College-Going Culture ○ Ethics of College Access Counseling ○ Working with Young People ○ The College Admissions Process ○ Paying for College Online Portfolio items November 5, 2013
  7. 7. Content November 5, 2013
  8. 8. Ethical Dilemmas Activity ○ Look through the stack of cards ○ Choose one that really speaks to you, that you find the most intriguing or that you think is the most important ○ Get in a group with 3 other people who do NOT have the same color card and discuss each situation November 5, 2013
  9. 9. Ethical Dilemmas Activity ○ Go to the chart paper that has your dilemma ○ Discuss the issue together ○ What stands out about the situation? What would be needed to ethically and effectively deal with the situation? What things should a College Access Professional remember in this situation? ○ Draw pictures on your chart paper to represent your group’s ideas. November 5, 2013
  10. 10. Sharing November 5, 2013 ○Ethical Dilemmas Activity ○Course Participant
  11. 11. Registration Opens in December! ○ Register on the Ayers Institute Website http://www.lipscomb.edu/ayers/cap November 5, 2013
  12. 12. Q & A Contact: ○ Julia Osteen julia.osteen@lipscomb.edu 615-966-5095 ○ Jenny Mills jmills@tncollegeaccess.org 615-983-6900 November 5, 2013

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