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2013 NCCEP/GEAR UP Annual Conference, Monday, July 15, 2013
Grant Management

#33 - College Awareness Initiatives: Student Leaders Create College-Going Culture

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As schools across the nation work to educate their students, they must build effective partnerships to engrain a culture of college-readiness among all. This session will provide dozens of ideas and practical activities that can be implemented to facilitate a community-wide support and belief system. The presentation will also outline ways schools can get involved with statewide and national initiatives, collaborate with staff from colleges and universities, and provide strategies to implement a peer-to-peer student lead¬ership outreach group that are at the helm in the college-readiness process. Attendees will participate in a college-going culture quiz using eInstruction “clickers” response system.

Convener: Melissa Gattuso, Regional Coordinator, West Virginia GEAR UP, West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
Presenters: Elizabeth Manuel, Region¬al Coordinator, West Virginia GEAR UP, West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
Jason Luyster, Regional Coordinator, West Virginia GEAR UP, West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission