Elevating Voices of Youth, Educators, and Employers The ACYI Youth Employment CAN has gained new insights into the challenges to employment for young people in Adams County through utilization of Technology Enabled Girl Ambassadors (TEGA). TEGA is a peer-to-peer research tool that allows the ACYI Partnership to capture authentic youth and community perspective. TEGAs are […]
Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU), Front Range Community College, and Adams County Workforce and Business Center have partnered to offer a unique summer employment opportunity that doubles as both a Summer Bridge Program and provides Intrusive Advising for students who are enrolling to attend either of the campuses. This effort targets students at risk […]
This issue of our newsletter is bursting at the seams with updates on things happening throughout the ACYI Partnership related to Eighth Grade Math in the ACYI Partnership. Don’t forget to check it out below!
The Challenge We Face Success in Eighth Grade Math performance has become an important milestone for future success. Yet today, the mean scale score in math for eighth graders in the ACYI Partnership (5 school districts: Adams 12 FIVE Star Schools, Adams County School District 14, Brighton School District 27J, Mapleton Public Schools, and Westminster […]
*Using the estimates for CCIP, a basic estimate was used to calculate the percentage of individuals at or above the Self-Sufficiency Standard for Adams County in 2018 ($27,684) Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. The US Census Bureau uses estimates only and there can be a large margin of error. The Challenge […]
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Thanks to your commitment to our youth and the shared idea that together we can do more, this past year we were able to accomplish the following highlights… We established a ‘Steering Committee’ as a subset of our Community Leaders Council to lead the effort to enliven and sustain ACYI We conducted a landscape analysis […]
by Matt Horn, ACYI Americorps Vista TEGA Community Engagement Coordinator All throughout elementary school, I remember being taught the importance of “active listening.” Teachers wanted students to understand how to listen so that they were able to ask questions and contribute should a question be asked of them. I’m sure that back then I just […]