Announcing ACYI’s NEW Partnership Director

We are proud to announce Lisandra Gonzales as ACYI’s new Partnership  Director. Through her role, she is responsible for building relationships and engaging partners that support cradle to career outcomes through the facilitation of the continuous improvement process. Her work will be geared towards supporting our network of partners in the implementation of action plans […]

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Apply for ACYI’s LIFT Fund

ACYI is excited to announce that we are seeking requests for the Cradle to Career LIFT Fund (Local Impact Fund & Technical Assistance), which provides partners just that – a lift to help build partner capacity to implement or enhance a strategy or practice to support student success. ACYI is particularly interested in supporting and […]

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Call for Table Captains & Sponsors

On Friday, October 28th, ACYI will host the Catalyst for Change Breakfast, and we are currently seeking sponsors and table captains. All of the proceeds raised from the event will go to support the ACYI LIFT fund (Local Impact Fund & Technical Assistance) that provides ACYI partners just that – a lift to help build their […]

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Call for Parents & Youth

ACYI is recruiting two youth leaders (ages 16-24) and two parent / family leaders to apply for membership on the Community Leader’s Board. The ACYI Community Leader’s Board is a cross-sector leadership table that holds the responsibility for advancing the mission, “to connect community partners that ensure our youth excel from cradle to career.” The […]

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Release of Adams County Student Survey County Level Report

Adams County Student Survey – Data Trends  We are pleased to release the final county-level report for this year’s Adams County Student Survey! This unique census-level, annual survey is one of the most comprehensive in the country – with approximately 27,000 students completing it annually and an average response rate of 75%. Click here to […]

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2015 Champion Awards

ACYI Champions are individuals who demonstrate a strong vision and driving passion for improving outcomes for all children and youth, inspire others to work together and set aside individual agendas, and provide leadership and advocacy for results for our kids. On behalf of the partnership, we are honored to announce the recipients of the 2015 […]

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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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