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Roads to Success Org.

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Roads to Success is a nonprofit organization working in New York City and West Virginia that aims to improve student outcomes of kids from grades 7-12 by emphasizing the possibilities of college and career goals through school and graduation.

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Roads to Success Org.

  1. 1. Non-Profit Organization<br />307 West 38th Street, Suite 1101New York, New York 10018<br />
  2. 2. What is Roads to Success?<br /> Roads to Success supports schools and community based organizations seeking to improve student performance, graduation, post-secondary education acceptance and retention rates through providing program materials, career cruising, and support and training.<br />They aim to empower young adults to make education and career choices that match their individual skills and interests.<br />They operate within schools and programs, supporting the efforts of counselors, educators and youth workers who seek to inspire young people to succeed in high school and beyond.<br />
  3. 3. Who is the organization’s target?<br /><ul><li>This program spans the critical years of adolescence, helping young adults explore college and career possibilities, develop education plans, and understand their own role in achieving success.
  4. 4. The target audience for this organization are from grades 7 though 12, until graduation.
  5. 5. This program targets high-poverty urban and rural communities with high dropout rates and low rates of postsecondary education.</li></li></ul><li>How does this organization work?<br />The organization offers a grade 7 through 12 guidance curriculum that has been created through extensive research into what motivates students to succeed. Roads to Success’ grade-appropriate lesson plans offers a comprehensive, systematic way to address key issues: study skills, career development, reasons to complete and excel in high school, steps to post-secondary education attainment, finding and keeping a job, and financial literacy. The program is designed in 45 minute, once-weekly intervals that can be delivered over 4 to 6 years for each participant. Each lesson plan is interactive, exciting and fun. The Roads to Success program curriculum and education materials are free and available for download.<br />
  6. 6. How effective is this organization?<br />Over the past five years, Roads to Success has designed and field-tested their program in 35 public schools from New York City to West Virginia, with excellent preliminary feedback on how it affects student engagement, motivation and outcomes. <br />
  7. 7. Who is a part of the Roads to Success team?<br />THE BOARD:<br />Kate Cushing, Member<br />Don Mathis, Treasurer<br />Dawn Porter, President<br />Lata N. Reddy, Member<br />Jonathan Rosenberg, Secretary<br /><ul><li>THE STAFF:
  8. 8. Frank Haberle, Director of Development
  9. 9. Deb Hartshorn, West Virginia State Director
  10. 10. Kathy Kinsner, Director of Program Development
  11. 11. Jillian Kornsweig, Director of Operations/Graphic Designer
  12. 12. Kimberly Ritter, Director of Training & Instructional Support
  13. 13. Adam Weiss, Executive Director</li></li></ul><li>Where can I find out more information about Roads to success?<br />Find us on:<br />Facebook<br />Linkedin<br />SlideShare<br />Roadstosuccess.org<br />
  14. 14. How can I contact this organization?<br />Roads to Success307 West 38th Street, Suite 1101New York, New York 10018<br />Phone: 212-594-3066Fax: 440-540-0446<br />

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