Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

…a grant making and operating foundation Theo Gregory Vice President 10 Lake Circle Colorado Springs, CO 80906 719-577-7081 800-554-7711 www.elpomar.org.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "…a grant making and operating foundation Theo Gregory Vice President 10 Lake Circle Colorado Springs, CO 80906 719-577-7081 800-554-7711 www.elpomar.org."— Presentation transcript:

1 …a grant making and operating foundation Theo Gregory Vice President 10 Lake Circle Colorado Springs, CO 80906 719-577-7081 800-554-7711 www.elpomar.org www.elpomar.org/ppcd

2 2 Workshop & Graduation Session #4 University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS) Wednesday, April 20, 2011 Welcome and Introductions El Pomar Foundation  Theophilus D. Gregory, Vice President University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Program Overview  Michael Reyes, Program Director, Office of Diversity and Inclusiveness  Dr. Kee Warner, Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusiveness

3 www.elpomar.org/ppcd 3

4 4 The Partnership

5 Guiding Principles  Uphold the Penrose legacy  Take action to affect positive change  Ensure leadership is an enduring theme in all we do  Engage in things no one else is doing  Give special consideration to southern and rural Colorado  Remain flexible to respond to changes in state needs 5 Vision To most effectively assist, encourage and promote the general well being of the inhabitants of the State of Colorado. Mission To enhance, encourage, and promote the current and future well being of the people of Colorado through grantmaking and community stewardship. Incorporation Dec 16, 1937

6 6 El Pomar Foundation Trustees CEO and Chairman, William J. Hybl 10 Lake Circle Colorado Springs, CO 80906

7 7 BJ Scott President & CEO Peak Vista Community Health Centers Annette King Executive Director Southeast YMCA Cheryl Serrano Superintendent School District 8 Pastor James McMearn President Black Pastors Union

8 8 Steve McCoy Deputy Garrison Commander Fort Carson James Sullivan Executive Director Boys and Girls Club of the Pikes Peak Region Luis Velez Interim Chief of Police City of Pueblo Tom Anderson, Retired Business Owner Colorado Springs

9 Pikes Peak Community Development (PPCD) Initiative FOCUS Youth & Education PATHWAY “ Connecting students to post secondary educational opportunities” TARGET AUDIENCE School districts 2, 3, 8, and 11 (Southeast El Paso County) Focus on Students and Military (retired and active duty) Families who identify as: Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino(a), Asian/Pacific Islander and Native American High School Students (142) Family Members (85) Counselors/Teachers/Administrators (27) ACTION PLAN College Readiness and Success Program 9

10 10 Success Entourage

11 11 Session #1 October 16, 2010 Eddie Hughes, Multicultural Retention Specialist Session #2 December 1, 2010 Roger Smith, Internal Student Specialist

12 12 Session #4 February 12, 2011 Dr. Tom Mabry, Director, Student Academic Services Center Session #5 April 20, 2011 Michael Reyes, Program Director Office of Diversity and Inclusiveness Session #3 Educating Children of Color Summit January 21/22, 2011

13 13 Nancy Hernandez Program Officer Misti Ruthven College Access Team Shelby Burnette Director of Education Outreach Kristin Todd Senior Vice President, Scholarship Fund

14 14 Dr. Mary Thurman Colorado Springs School District 11 Deputy Superintendent Vicki Brown Fountain Ft. Carson School District 8 The Lorraine Initiative Kevin Duren Security/Widefield School District 3 Widefield High School Principal Leanna Kelton Harrison School District 2 Community Relations

15 15 Pikes Peak Region College Readiness and Success Initiatives

16 Mission & Purpose: To help Colorado families break down the financial barriers to college by providing more than 700 financial aid, scholarship, FAFSA and financial education workshops annually. Target Audience: Colorado Families Contact: Misti Ruthven, College Access Director Misti.ruthven@dhe.state.co.us Misti.ruthven@dhe.state.co.us 16 College Access Team

17 Mission & Purpose: Career workshop to teach skills necessary to be successful for college and beyond. Partners include: UCCS, Colorado Technical University, Pikes Peak Community College, District 20, District11 and District 2. Target Audience: High school students Contact: Lisanne McNew – lmcnew@uccs.edu or 255-4700lmcnew@uccs.edu 17 21st Century Skills

18 Mission & Purpose: Providing after-school physics, engineering and computer programming classes and math tutoring for elementary, middle and high school students. Also provides an opportunity for students to meet professors, see classes, fill out summer internship applications in partnership with UCCS. Target Audience: Elementary, middle and high school students Date of Event: Monday – Friday during public school months Contact: Maria - www.afterschooluniversity.com or 719-659-5979www.afterschooluniversity.com 18 After School University

19 Mission & Purpose: To dismantle the cradle to prison pipeline for children of color, and children in poverty, through education. Target Audience: High school students regardless of race, gender or ethnicity; parents and professionals that work with youth i.e. educators, juvenile justice professionals, child welfare professionals Date of event: January 21-22, 2011 Contact: http://educatingchildrenofcolor.orghttp://educatingchildrenofcolor.org 19 Educating Children of Color

20 Mission & Purpose: ◦ Encouraging middle and high school students to continue education past high school  Linking the K-12 system to post-secondary education  Improve educational opportunities and the quality of life for residents and support regional economic development  3-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education Target Audience: Over 300 Middle and High School Students Consortium Members:  Adams State College  Colorado State University at Pueblo  Fort Lewis College  Lamar Community College  Otero Junior College  Pikes Peak Community College  Pueblo Community College  Trinidad State Junior College  University of Colorado at Colorado Springs  Western State College 20 U.S. Department of Education Education Consortium

21 College Success SupportSelf-advocacy/self-assessmentFinancial literacy/AffordabilityPre-Collegiate ResourcesFirst-Year ProgramsCollege Admissions/Scholarship FairsYouth Serving Organizations/Summer BridgeCommunity Service Organizations 21

22 Self-Advocacy – Learning what questions to askAcademic Course ReviewStudent PanelsPre-Collegiate ResourcesMaking College DecisionsCampus ToursFinancial Aid/Scholarship DeadlinesThe R.I.T.E. Values 22

23 Respect Integrity Team Work Excellence

24 One person speaks at a time Honor each other’s time and give everyone an opportunity to share Respect the opinions and experiences of others Assume good intentions No cell phones

25 HAVE A GREAT DAY and ENJOY Your JOURNEY toward Your Pathways to College Readiness and Success!!

26 7:30am to 8:15am Registration/Breakfast Check-in: Downstairs at the University Center Parking and Student Drop Off: Parking Lot 3 Greeters: First time participate will complete the pre-program evaluations first – then proceed with check-in Check –in by group: ◦ 9 th graders/10 th graders/ 11 th graders/ 12 th graders ◦ Parents ◦ All other participants Breakfast Line: Berger Hall 26

27 8:15am to 8:40am: Opening Session – Berger Hall Welcome El Pomar Foundation: Theo Gregory, Vice President University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Program Overview: Dr. Kee Werner 27

28 8:45am to Walk scholars to First breakout session 9:00am to 9:30am: First Breakout Session 9:45am to 10:15am: Second Breakout Session 10:30am to 11:00am: Third Breakout Session 11:15am to 11:45am: Fourth Breakout Session  9 th Graders:  Group A – Berger Hall  Group B – Centennial Room 245  Group C – Berger Hall (Front)  Group D –University Center Room 116 28

29 8:45am to Walk scholars to First breakout session 9:00am to 9:30am: First Breakout Session 9:45am to 10:15am: Second Breakout Session 10:30am to 11:00am: Third Breakout Session 11:15am to 11:45am: Fourth Breakout Session  10 th Graders:  Group A – Berger Hall  Group B – El Pomar Center Room 239  Group C – Berger Hall (Front)  Group D – University Center Room 116 29

30 8:45am to Walk scholars to First breakout session 9:00am to 9:30am: First Breakout Session 9:45am to 10:15am: Second Breakout Session 10:30am to 11:00am: Third Breakout Session 11:15am to 11:45am: Fourth Breakout Session  11 th Graders:  Group A – Berger Hall  Group B – Room 122  Group C – Berger Hall (Front)  Group D – Room 124 30

31 8:45am to Walk scholars to First breakout session 9:00am to 9:30am: First Breakout Session 9:45am to 10:15am: Second Breakout Session 10:30am to 11:00am: Third Breakout Session 11:15am to 11:45am: Fourth Breakout Session  All 12 th Graders: Room 302  Family Members of 9 th /10 th /11 th graders: Room 303 31

32 11:30am to 12:30pm: Lunch and Resource Fair: Berger Hall - Get five initials from Resource Fair Members 12:30pm to 1:00pm: Closing Session – Berger Hall University of Colorado at Colorado Springs: Michael Reyes 32

33 Thank you for your attendance and support for this valuable program 33


Download ppt "…a grant making and operating foundation Theo Gregory Vice President 10 Lake Circle Colorado Springs, CO 80906 719-577-7081 800-554-7711 www.elpomar.org."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google