If you're thinking about becoming a Graduation Coach, now is the time to apply! Our application deadline is Friday, August 8. Graduation Coaches provide one-on-one mentoring to MPS high school juniors in navigating the path to college and careers. Students benefit from a positive relationship with an adult outside of the family and also gain confidence and skill in making a plan for life after graduation. Apply today!
07.22.2014 | Posted by Jeannie LeMere, AchieveMpls Graduation Coach
Neither of us was willing to give up. Slowly, slowly, we peeled away the layers, and in December, she shocked me by coming into the room with a radiant smile and giving me a big hug. Real progress had been made!
07.16.2014 | Posted by Cara, STEP-UP Achieve Intern in the Minneapolis Mayor's Office
I’m often described as quiet, but I knew I wanted to push myself out of my comfort zone because that is how you grow in life. After meeting Mayor Hodges at a scholarship reception in March, I was inspired to go after my dream even more.