Building a Culture of Continuous Improvement ACYI’s NEW Change Agent Teams

Earlier this year, ACYI released a new opportunity for partners, who were interested and had capacity, to take a deeper dive into continuous improvement with the goal to improve educational outcomes. Three change agent teams were selected and will be working towards the following Cradle to Career Outcomes throughout the year: Horizon High School, Post-Secondary […]

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ACYI MOVES TO “SUSTAINING GATEWAY”

The StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network has recognized ACYI’s focus on quality and rigor in building a cradle to career partnership to support sustainable change and a brighter future for students. Earlier this month, the ACYI partnership advanced to StriveTogether’s Sustaining Gateway.

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What We’re Reading

The Power of One Caring Adult – “Statistically, I am supposed to be dead, in jail, or homeless. At 14, I’d been kicked out of so many foster homes that it became a game to me. I acted out because I didn’t trust anyone, and I didn’t expect that to change any time soon. So […]

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What We are Reading

“Change is hard – but it is not the whole story.” Dan Heath, one of the authors of Switch, started his key note at the National Strive Together Convening earlier this month encouraging us to think about the following: Knowing something is different than feeling it. Information is rarely enough to spark change. As leaders, […]

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Introducing – Stories of Impact

ACYI is looking for concrete examples of how the work of the partnership is influencing organizations and individuals to adjust their behavior, based on data, to move outcomes and impact student success. To highlight these examples we are excited to launch “Stories of Impact” to build a broader understanding and sustain the momentum of this […]

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What We Are Reading

“This report examines, from the perspective of young people themselves, the roles that relationships with adults and peers play in decisions about staying in, leaving and returning to high school. Building on previous studies, including last year’s Don’t Call Them Dropouts, this report offers new insights about how support from adults and peers can help […]

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What We Are Reading

A Stronger Nation through Higher Education, Ten-year time horizon brings Goal 2025 into sharp focus At the end of 2015, there will be 10 years remaining for the nation to reach Goal 2025. Given the significance of this milestone and the increasing urgency of making substantial progress toward Goal 2025, this year’s issue of A Stronger […]

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ACYI officially welcomed as StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network Member

ACYI has officially met the benchmarks to be the FIRST of its kind in Colorado to join the StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network, a nationwide movement which connects more than 9,450 organizations to impact more than 6.5 million students. This national network of over 60 communities is working to improve education success for every child through data-driven, quality collective […]

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The Family Leadership Training Institute (FLTI)

The Family Leadership Training Institute (FLTI) is a first-of-its-kind family civics program. Program graduates spend more than 120 hours to develop skills needed to become effective leaders in their communities. Once recruited and accepted in to the program, participants attend a 20-week curriculum that integrates personal and child development, leadership training, civic literacy and civic […]

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Young Leaders Society of Adams County

If you haven’t heard about the Young Leaders Society of Adams County (YLS), now is your chance! YLS develops diverse, young adult leaders who support youth success within our community through outreach, role modeling, and community partnerships. YLS needs your help! 1. We’re accepting applications (click here) for new members! We are looking for current […]

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