The mission of St. Louis Graduates is to increase the proportion of low-income students in the St. Louis region who earn a postsecondary degree. St. Louis Graduates' goal is that 50% of adults in the region will have a postsecondary degree by 2020.  St. Louis Graduates supports this goal through collaboration, service coordination, professional development, communications and advocacy.

St. Louis Graduates is a collaborative network of youth-serving college access provider organizations, K-12 education, higher education, philanthropic funders and businesses. St. Louis Graduates was formerly known as the St. Louis Regional College Access Pipeline Project. Find more information on their website at: http://www.stlouisgraduates.org

 

Getting into college is the first step. This workshop will address strategies to guide students who are first in their family to consider postsecondary education. Topics will include Helping Students Develop a College Plan; Inventorying Campus Resources; Understanding Financial Aid Options and Decisions; Supporting FAFSA Completion; and Writing Winning Essays.

In collaboration with EducationPlus, St. Louis Graduates is offering this workshop designed for high school counselors, higher education counselors, and youth service providers focused on college access and persistence.  This workshop will be interactive, tap the expertise of a range of seasoned practitioners, and have a basis in research.  Space is limited

In this workshop, the important subjects of Match and Fit will be explored.  Participants will learn strategies to assist students in determining the best postsecondary choice for them. This workshop will focus on How to Help Students Make the Right College Choice (psychosocial, academic, and financial match) as well as identifying strategic timelines and decision points.

In collaboration with EducationPlus, St. Louis Graduates is offering this workshop designed for high school counselors, higher education counselors, and youth service providers focused on college access and persistence.  This workshop will be interactive, tap the expertise of a range of seasoned practitioners, and have a basis in research.  Space is limited

Getting to high school graduation and having an expressed intention to attend college is not enough.  In this session, participants will learn strategies for addressing “summer melt” and promoting persistence.  Topics will include: Linking Students to Student Services; Supporting Students’ Transition; Identifying and Supporting Students’ Academic Needs; and Finalizing Financial Aid Plans.

In collaboration with EducationPlus, St. Louis Graduates is offering this workshop designed for high school counselors, higher education counselors, and youth service providers focused on college access and persistence.  This workshop will be interactive, tap the expertise of a range of seasoned practitioners, and have a basis in research.  Space is limited

All students need a support network.  This workshop will address assisting students in identifying their own potential sources of support as well as exploring programmatic support in school and community settings. Topics will include Engaging Family as Partners; Teaching Students Self Efficacy Skills; Planning for Challenges; and Knowing How to Ask for Help.

In collaboration with EducationPlus, St. Louis Graduates is offering this workshop designed for high school counselors, higher education counselors, and youth service providers focused on college access and persistence.  This workshop will be interactive, tap the expertise of a range of seasoned practitioners, and have a basis in research.  Space is limited