Plans are underway to again expand a Jackson County program aimed at helping children become strong readers! Read the article to learn more about this community program's impact and how YOU can join!
Jackson County's Cradle 2 Career network was part of a Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 activity at the White House promoting programs to help more students prepare for and graduate from college.
Kelly Burr, Gloria Bigelow-Miller and Nacoya Davis - all of Jackson County - discuss the soft skills and qualities that can help students be more successful in the business world and job market of today.
Soft skills are one of the employability topics being addressed by action teams in Jackson County's Cradle 2 Career network, and this article highlights the importance of students developing these skills as a means of becoming college and career ready!
Follow the link to the article and photo gallery highlighting the recent work of the College and Career Access Center. This year, ,ore than 1,200 Jackson County high school seniors completed college applications during College Application Week, Nov. 3-7.
As part of the Middle School Action Team's program strategy, Career Exploration Lunches launched at Vandercook Lake, and opened the door for students to learn what opportunities are out there in Jackson County!
A look into the experience of 310 middle school students who participated in an expanded Kids2College program, hosted by Jackson County's College & Career Access Center.
Following a call to action in support of C2C efforts, Jackson brings forward a wave of community generosity.
An in-depth look at Energizing Education and how it supports struggling readers in our community.
An interview that covers everything you need to know about the C2C Elementary Action Team program, Energizing Ed!
Jackson Citizen Patriot editor Sara Scott examines and shares her support of C2C.
When it comes to reading proficiency, C2C’s goal is to have all Jackson County students reading at grade level by fourth grade, which is the time students shift from learning to read to reading to learn.
One year later, C2C is proving that successful collective action is possible. The entire community is working together to build the infrastructure that will further support our students, within and beyond school, to succeed academically and feel hopeful for the future
A great article about the progress of "Energizing Education," a Cradle to Career partner, which joins students, their families, educators and volunteer mentors in a community effort to help children become proficient readers to boost their odds of being successful in the future.
One year since its inception, Jackson Citizen Patriot editor Sara Scott examines how the entire community can dive in and support the fully-formed Cradle to Career Network.
From MLive editor Sara Scott.
Irene LeCrone has been hired as coordinator to lead the work of the Executive Committee and the six Education Action Teams.