- When was College for ME-Androscoggin created?
- What is the goal of College for ME-Androscoggin?
- What services does College for ME-Androscoggin offer its partners?
- Do these services cost anything?
- Who can I talk to about College for ME-Androscoggin?
- What if I or my organizations want to partner with College for ME-Androscoggin?
- What if I want to make a contribution to College for ME-Androscoggin?
When did College for ME-Androscoggin start?
College for ME-Androscoggin began in January 2005 when a group of community leaders from business, higher education, public schools, adult education and social service providers met to discuss the results of the 2000US Census which revealed how few residents of Androscoggin County held post-secondary degrees.
What is the goal of College for ME-Androscoggin?
The goal of College for ME-Androscoggin is to double the number of degrees held by residents of Androscoggin County by 2015. Doing so means raising both college aspirations and actual attainment.
What services does College for ME-Androscoggin offer its partners?
- Work with schools or districts to develop and enhance a college-going culture.
- Coordinate enrollment of high school juniors and seniors in Early College classes county-wide
- Coordinate a College Preview experience for qualified GED completers and adult learners in College Transition Programs.
- Communicates to interested parties trends in college admissions, research findings on the gender gap in achievement and aspirations, test-prep strategies, and other information relating to college aspirations.
- Facilitate greater communication and collaboration between high schools, community colleges, and universities on matters relating to college readiness, admissions, retention, and degree attainment.
- Research and share within the county and state Best Practices leading to increased aspirations and college enrollment.
- Promote access to Aspirations Labs at individual schools, at LearningWorks, and at other sites through our Portable Aspirations Lab.
- Host counselor breakfast focused on issues relating to college aspirations.
- Provide a Career and College Fair for adult learners.
- Provide seminars to business and community organizations on college admissions, prior learning opportunities, financial aid, etc.
Do these services cost anything?
Right now these services are supported through multiple grants so there is no costs for the services at the present time. In the future, a fee for service will be charged. This fee for service will be determined by a group of partners who will develop a fair and equitable formula for determining the exact fees.
Who can I talk to about College for ME-Androscoggin?
Contact Jan Phillips, College for ME-Androscoggin’s Executive Director at email@example.com or Joan Macri, Associate Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
What if I or my organization want to partner with College for ME-Androscoggin?
College for ME-Androscoggin welcomes new partners. Simply contact one of the people listed above.
What if I want to make a monetary contribution to College for ME-Androscoggin?
Contact Jan Phillips, Executive Director at email@example.com or College for ME-Androscoggin, PO Box 317, Auburn ME 04210