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Y Achievers

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Y Achievers


Y Achievers helps high school students explore college and career options to reach their full potential after graduation.  With the support of youth development professionals, teens can identify, develop, and meet their higher education and work goals. It’s a multi-faceted approach to delivering a high-quality college and career readiness program with measurable outcomes.

In this program, students receive experiences that develop their beliefs, knowledge, and skills to successfully complete high school and college and most importantly grow as a unique individuaL

The program is rooted in social emotional learning experiences that positively impact teens in ways like: 

  • Self-Management
  • Social Skills
  • Contribution to Society 
  • Positive Identity
  • Academic Self-Efficacy
  • Goal Orientation
  • Social Capital
  • College & Future Orientation

Y Achievers prepares youth for a life of exciting possibilities beyond high school.