Career Compass of Louisiana is pleased to announce it has been awarded $195,500 in grants so far this year from its foundation partners across the state. These grants will collectively serve an estimated 4,200 students during the 2019-20 school year. This year alone, Career Compass estimates that it will serve 49,000 students in grades 6 – 12, thanks to our generous foundation supporters and our school district partners. Click through to read more about our foundation partners.
Career Compass of Louisiana is pleased to announce that has received grants from The Community Foundation of North Louisiana and the United Way of Northwest Louisiana to serve more than 4,000 12th grade students in public schools in Bossier, Caddo, Sabine, and Webster Parishes during the next school year (2018-19).
What was our impact on students in the 2017-18 school year? Click through to read more.
This October, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation will honor 10 everyday Louisianians doing extraordinary good for the state’s children at the 2018 Angel Award® ceremony. Our Kacy Edwards and Julie Scott are two of this year’s honorees!
Career Compass of Louisiana welcomes James Merritt, also known as DJ DEAF (“Don’t Ever Accept Failure”), as the opening speaker for its 12th annual statewide training. The popular Baton Rouge-based DJ is the official DJ for The Harlem Globetrotters. The two-day intensive training experience in Baton Rouge brings together the statewide coaching team and prepares them to engage with an estimated 32,000 Louisiana public school students.
Louisiana has bypassed Tennessee to become the No. 1 state in the nation for the number of high school seniors completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), according to the most recent report by the National College Access Network (NCAN). Louisiana also leads the nation for completion growth since last year. Click to read the full press release, where Career Compass is mentioned.
Career Compass is pleased to announce that our Director of Strategic Partnerships, Crystal Burch, has joined the Louisiana ACT State Organization as a member of the Louisiana ACT Council. Click through to read more.
How did Career Compass do last year? How many students did we impact, and where? Click through to read more.
Our own Rebecca Daughtry's blog post, first featured on our website here, was reprinted and reformatted in Louisiana NEXT magazine, which is distributed annually to 100,000 juniors and seniors statewide. WOW!
Career Compass of Louisiana is pleased to announce it has received grants totaling $60,000 from Capital One for the 2017-18 school year. Click through to read more.
Career Compass of Louisiana, a nonprofit organization focused on improving Louisiana students’ access to college and career pathways, will hold its annual training for its statewide corps of 80 college and career coaches on August 23-24, 2017.
The Louisiana Department of Education today announced 65 percent ofhigh school seniors submitted the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the July 1 priority deadline, an increase of 7 percent--more than 3,100 students--over last year's cohort. Click to read the full press release, where Career Compass is mentioned.