Creating Transition Coaches to Build Change ( CTC) is a pilot program of The Education Fund
through a Citi Foundation grant which seeks to create a structure that expands the roles of core subject area teachers, Career and Technical Education (CTE) teachers, College Assistance Program (CAP) Advisors, and guidance counselors, so they become mentors and coaches who can help their 11th-grade students see the benefits of attending college and develop the practical skills needed to apply. This program works in collaboration with the MDCPS Division of Student Services and Career and Technical Education. An advisory council has been established to include all stakeholders.
Five career academy high schools which serve a high percentage of low-income, minority students.
Each school has commited the following team which is coordinated by an administrator or one of the team members:
Seven teachers, including at least
Benefits to Schools
CTC provides additional support for the school-based CAP advisor and seek to create an entire school culture focused on life-long learning. The program provides updated college information for the team who helps their students with needed skills and college requirements. The team does not replace the functions and services provided by the CAP advisor or the guidance counselor, but rather supplements their efforts
Benefits to Teachers
Benefits to Students