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Check out archived CFES Live Chat videos on our YouTube channel. 2016-17 Live Chats will be starting in December.

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Building College & Career Connections for Rural Students

December 8, 2016 - CFES Center, Essex, NY

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College For Every Student: A Practitioner's Guide to Building College and Career Readiness

Rick Dalton, CEO and president of CFES, has spent the past 25 years expanding opportunities in higher education for economically disadvantaged youth. 

College For Every Student: A Practitioner’s Guide to Building College and Career Readiness, by Dalton and Edward St. John, professor at the University of Michigan, is written for educators and other practitioners interested in inspiring and implementing educational approaches to transform student lives. The CFES Program can increase the probability of college and career success for all students.

The book shares best practices developed over nearly three decades. The CFES Core Practices—Mentoring, Leadership Through Service, and Pathways to College and Career—can be customized to fit different school settings and cultures, utilizing available school and community resources. 


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"The impact [of CFES] goes beyond anything we could imagine. The impact goes on for generations."

- Jaime Casap, Education Evangelist at Google

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Check out Advance, our monthly CFES Scholar newsletter, for tips and tricks to help you succeed on your pathway to college. 


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Sarasota County School's "Education Spotlight" features the CFES STEM program at Booker Middle School!


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Tampa Bay Middle Schoolers Spend Four Days At West Point

Eleven Tampa Bay students were among 120 middle schoolers from 30 states to participate in the annual Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) Workshop at the United States Military Academy at West Point.



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