PATHWAY COACHING

Once enrolled with City of Promise, students in grades 5-12 are assigned a coach to support their academic success.

 

IIn addition to collaborating with teachers and administrators to address academic and behavioral needs, our coaches ensure students are connected to after-school activities, summer programs, and employment opportunities. Coaches plan and chaperone field trips, give kids a ride when they need it, and support parents in navigating paperwork and systems that will lift up the whole family.

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ACADEMIC SUPPORT

Coaches connect with students at school and in the neighborhood to play an advocacy and mentoring role for youth. 

POSITIVE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

Coaches seek out opportunities to develop a growth mindset in students and expose them to dynamic people and places.

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COLLEGE VISITS

RELEVANT READING

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Born to win, schooled to lose.

CRITICAL MENTORING

"Critical mentoring means that mentors act as opportunity brokers to help young people access resources and extend their networks in ways that will assist them to overcome the often daunting obstacles they face getting through school into college, and a career... " -Torie Weiston-Serdan, Author of Critical Mentoring: A Practical Guide