College Academy for Parents (CAP)

Institution
State
Arizona
Academic Level
Baccalaureate
Issue Area
Support Services
Key Personnel
Program Focus
Parental/Family Engagement

Overview

The College Academy for Parents (CAP) is a college outreach program utilizing parent advocates that lead bilingual workshops at area schools.

Program Description

Increase parents' understanding of the benefits of college and their role in influencing their children's academic success. Increase parents' understanding of high school courses and grade requirements and the college application and scholarship process. Facilitate parents' leadership in promoting college knowledge to other parents. Increase student preparation and enrollment in college.

Outcome

CAP doubled their graduates from six years ago to 121 participants.