Ivy Tech Community College has expanded an effort designed to steer more high school students toward college. The College Connection Coach program, which provides in-school counseling and advising, is now partnering with the Vigo County School Corp. May 28, 2015

News Release

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Ivy Tech Community College and the Vigo County School Corporation announced the launch of their College Connection Coach program today.

The College Connection Coach program is a partnership designed to create and promote a culture of college attainment as well as provide local high school students with counseling and advisement. These is no charge to schools or students who participate in Ivy Tech's College Connection Coach program. Ivy Tech launched the College Connection Coach initiative in 2014 and currently has four coaches covering ten high schools within Clay, Vanderburgh, Parke, and Perry counties.

Three College Connection Coaches will be hired to provide assistance to high school students within the Vigo County School Corporation, including students at Terre Haute North Vigo, Terre Haute South Vigo, West Vigo, McLean Education Center, and Booker T. Washington schools. The College Connection Coaches will be Ivy Tech employees serving on-site at the high schools. In addition, they will provide career counseling and map out career and educational pathways to help students earn college credit while still in high school.

Individuals interested in applying for one of the Ivy Tech Connection Coach positions should visit http://jobs.ivytech.edu.

Source: Ivy Tech Community College

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