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Concurrent Session #132 (Wednesday, July 23, 2014)

Whole Student, High Need

Goal setting is an important facet of home, school and life planning. This presentation will present a strength- based interactive systematic approach to writing specific, measureable, achievable, realistic/relevant and timed (SMART) goals with at risk high school students. It will provide useful strategies in the formulation of academic and personal goals, and increase goal setting behaviors among high school students. The presenters will demonstrate how SMART goals can be useful in helping students organize their home/school life balance. Attendees will receive a case study and discuss application of SMART goals. Useful tips in implementing SMART goals will also be discussed.

Angel Glover, M.S., Project Specialists, Texas A&M University/Bryan ISD GEAR UP, College Station, TX
Huynh Mai Nguyen, M.A., Project Specialists, Texas A&M University/Bryan ISD GEAR UP, College Station, TX