Category: Editorial & columns - Part 3

Girls Inc. Carp Launches Literacy Initiative

0 Girls Inc. Carp Launches Literacy Initiativeto Prepare Students for Academic Success! Girls Inc. of Carpinteria is kicking off the New Year with the implementation of a new after-school reading and literacy program at Carpinteria Unified School District school sites and on the Girls Inc. Carpinteria campus. The Literacy Initiative is designed to provide age-appropriate…

How Being the Difference Made a Difference to Me

0 Family Care Network Youth Partners Journey Johnny Segraves I am a former foster youth who benefited from some of the great programs that the Family Care Network offers. After serving three and half years in the military, I am now working with FCNI, assisting youth who are working towards their life goals. My journey…

Backpack Display at UCSB to Help Create a Dialogue About Suicide

0 1,100 backpacks will be scattered across UC Santa Barbaras Student Resource Building Lawn on Monday, October 12th from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to represent the number of college students who take their own lives each year. UCSBs Active Minds chapter invites the community to help save lives by standing up to stigma and…

College Admission: Which College is the Best?

0 As a long time college administrator, high school counselor, tenured professor, and career technical education dean, I have advised many students and families on college admission. One of the questions that is always asked is which colleges are the best. Many parents look at the rankings on various web sites like U.S. News and…

Back to school basics

0 Early August can be marked by a number of things: one last family vacation, perhaps; close-out deals on patio furniture; and Major League Baseball playoff races that are just beginning to heat up. For educators and families with school-aged children, early August also means back to school. Indeed, by the time this article hits…

Private Versus Public Career Technical Education

0 As a long time college administrator, high school counselor, tenured professor, and career technical education dean, I have advised many students and families on career pathways and what colleges would be best to enroll in for their chosen profession. Just the other day I was on a college campus and a father came to…

Take the right classes for college acceptance

0 As a long time college administrator, high school counselor, and tenured professor, I have advised many students and families on an educational plan that will ensure his/her child completes the necessary courses to get accepted into a college of the childs choice. It usually comes to a big surprise to parents when I tell…

What College is Best for You?

0 As a long time college administrator, high school counselor, and tenured professor, I have advised many students and families on how to identify what college would work best for them. Researching colleges, especially if you are unfamiliar with the intricacies of higher education, can be a very daunting task. There are hundreds of colleges…

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