2011 Examples of Excelencia Finalist
In 1971, two Detroit social services agencies, Latin Americans for Social and Economic Development, Inc. (LASED) and New Detroit, Inc. jointly founded the Latino en Marcha (LEM) Leadership Training Program.
TAP, a cohort program, provides free of charge, multi-year one-to-one academic advising, application assistance and academic enrichment to prepare program participants to become competitive transfer applicants. Participants receive customized design and monitoring of individual academic course plans, guidance in choosing the major into which they will transfer, assistance with transfer applications, required personal essays, financial aid fo
Learning Frameworks (PSYC 1300) is a 3-credit hour, college-level, transferable student success course. This course is designed to support students by providing students with the academic and personal skills needed for college success. All first time-in-college students at Brazosport College are required to take this course.
The College Readiness Initiative was undertaken in 2005 to address the need to increase the number of high school graduates who meet the Texas Success Initiative standards upon entry into college and who place into college level courses (avoiding the need for remediation).
ACE brings students who are unprepared for college and the workforce into community college, and gives them the opportunity to reevaluate their educational experience, using a unique combination of methods, some of which are based on corporate executive training models not usually found in academic programs.