Community Partners

ACT

Partner Contribution

  • ACT waiver & test prep materials

CAEO Contribution

  • Increase student awareness of ACT
  • Ensure participant registered for the ACT exam
  • Ensure ACT fee waivers were distributed & utilized by eligible participants
  • Provide ACT test prep workshops for participants

Outcome(s)

  • Increased number of students registered for & taking ACT exam
  • Increased scores on the ACT exam from previous year for Nevada

After School All-Stars (CCSD)

Partner Contribution

  • After School Program supplies
  • Incentive field trips
  • Student recognition
  • Recreational activities

CAEO Contribution

  • Additional instructors & students serviced through leveraged resources
  • Facilitation of after school program events through collaborative efforts

Outcome(s)

  • Additional classes & activities offered after school
  • Additional students able to participate in after-school program

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Partner Contribution

  • Financial literacy workshops
  • College scholarships

CAEO Contribution

  • Identify prospective students

Outcome(s)

  • Increased student knowledge on financial literacy
  • Additional educational funds for UNLV students

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Partner Contribution

  • College campus tours
  • Educational & college workshops
  • Political & social awareness activities

CAEO Contribution

  • Identify prospective students /referrals

Outcome(s)

  • Increased student awareness of social issues
  • Increased student awareness of educational & college opportunitie

Aramark

Partner Contribution

  • Provide meals to CAEO participants and staff at a specified rate

CAEO Contribution

  • Provide written notification for planned meals

Outcome(s)

  • To ensure that CAEO participants receive meals at a discounted rate

Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF)

Partner Contribution

  • Provide application and electronic flyers
  • Serve as the point of contact on the read and application process
  • Manage the read process for applications
  • Disburse funds to UNLV
  • Provide scholarship recipients participation in APIASF programs

CAEO Contribution

  • Provide list of eligible students
  • Communicate scholarship opportunity to students
  • Recruit volunteer readers
  • Provide advising services to recipients
  • Host one event on campus for recipients
  • Produce year end summary of recipient enrollment, persistence, and graduation data

Outcome(s)

  • Provide financial support to eligible low-income AAPI students through scholarship
  • Impact the grant aid on recipients’ outcomes

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada

Partner Contribution

  • Recreational activities for eligible students
  • Leadership, education and career programs

CAEO Contribution

  • Provide membership to eligible GEAR UP students

Outcome(s)

  • GEAR UP students will participate in fitness activities, in addition to exploring career fields in an educational setting
  • Develop positive relationships and set personal goals

Catholic Charities

Partner Contribution

  • Referral to EOC for college ready and non-college ready services

CAEO Contribution

  • GED Testing vouchers
  • College ready and non-college ready advising services
  • Provide Study Skills workshops

Outcome(s)

  • Catholic Charities/EOC clients will be able to navigate the GED and college admission/financial aid process, and have necessary computer skills to access higher education

Chase Bank

Partner Contribution

  • Financial literacy workshops for student & parents
  • Summer camp instructors

CAEO Contribution

  • Access & exposure to parents & prospective clients

Outcome(s)

  • Increased financial aid awareness & knowledge for students & parents

City of Las Vegas, Batteries Included

Partner Contribution

  • Provide membership to Batteries Included program to eligible participants
  • Provide training and program materials and match documentation
  • Coordinate programs into GEAR UP high schools

CAEO Contribution

  • Provide a venue for the delivery of curriculum
  • Assist in the development of academic success strategies
  • Dissemination of program information to participants

Outcome(s)

  • Increased knowledge of academic preparation
  • Increase activities focused on leadership, community service, and career planning

City of North Las Vegas Aquatic Dept.

Partner Contribution

  • Free or reduced swim passes for summer camp students

CAEO Contribution

  • Marketing swimming opportunities for students
  • Additional student participation within the community

Outcome(s)

  • Increased student community participation
  • Reduced negative destructive behavior by providing structured student activities

Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly’s Office

Partner Contribution

  • Summer School Scholarships
  • African American Youth Leadership Conference
  • Free prom attire

CAEO Contribution

  • Identify eligible recipients for scholarship awards, prom attire & outreach assistance
  • Assistance with organization & development of African American Youth Conference
  • Access to student population

Outcome(s)

  • Increased student awareness of youth & community related issues
  • Increased student prom participation due to donated prom attire for students
  • Summer school scholarships awarded to participants
  • Reduced negative destructive behavior by providing structured student activities

Clark County Headstart Program

Partner Contribution

  • Distribute CAEO/AES application to Headstart parents
  • Referral to AES for college ready and non college ready services
  • Office/classroom space for computer literacy workshops
  • Allow for reasonable usage of Headstart facilities for outreach purposes.

CAEO Contribution

  • GED Testing vouchers
  • Referral to Headstart for workforce development
  • Provide clients access to Headstart marketing material
  • College ready and non college ready advising services

Outcome(s)

  • Headstart/AES clients will be able to maneuver the college admission/financial aid process, and have necessary computer skills to access higher education.

Clark County School District (CCSD)

Partner Contribution

  • TS
    • Provides academic and career materials.
    • Provides space.
    • Assistance with obtaining participants and servicing them.
  • UB
    • Provide students with Financial Aid and Scholarship workshops
    • Provide materials for filling out the FAFSA
    • Provide students with the CCSD Scholarship and Financial Aid Handbook
    • Provide space for service delivery and access to UB students
    • When available, provide books for UB Saturday and Summer Academies
  • GEAR UP
    • Student data access
    • Office space
    • In-kind contributions
    • Professional development

CAEO Contribution

  • Assist the site by providing one-on-one academic, career and personal counseling to students.
  • Provide workshops to assist student with increasing academic achievement.
  • Ensure UB student participation in these workshops
  • Provide CCSD with a lecture hall meeting room equipped with adequate technology
  • Provide an MC for the workshops
  • Provide student volunteers for the workshops
  • Identify UB staff to provide services at target schools.
  • Provide staff for pick-up and returning of books loaned to UB
  • GEAR UP services
  • Staffing assistance during lunch time
  • Facilitation of collaborative events
  • Teacher resources for curriculum enhancement

Outcome(s)

  • Students are better prepared to graduate from high school and enter post-secondary school with more confidence and knowledge.
  • Increases ability for student to succeed in post-secondary school
  • Students have an opportunity to participate in a Senior and Junior Financial Aid/Scholarship and SAT/ACT workshops on Saturdays
  • Students have necessary books for Saturday and/or summer instructions as needed by UB Program.
  • Increased student achievement
  • Increased college awareness
  • Increase staff productivity

Clark County School District Adult Education

Partner Contribution

  • Referral to EOC for non-college ready services

CAEO Contribution

  • Referral for GED examination
  • College ready and non-college ready advising services
  • GED Testing vouchers

Outcome(s)

  • CCSD/EOC clients will be able to navigate the GED and college admission/financial aid process, and have necessary computer skills to access higher education

College of Southern Nevada SSS Program

Partner Contribution

  • SSS
    • Referrals of eligible participants
    • Admission workshop presentations
    • Lists of CAEO participants enrolled in CSN (in September, February, & June)
  • ETS
    • TRIO Program workshop presentations
    • Admission workshop presentations
    • Lists of CAEO participants enrolled in CSN (in September, February, & June)
  • GEAR UP
    • Admission workshop presentations for GEAR UP school sites\
    • Campus tour presentations
    • TRIO Student Support Services presentations to prospective students
    • Lists of CAEO participants enrolled in CSN (in September, February, & June)
  • EOC
    • Referral to EOC for college ready services
    • Admission workshop presentations
    • Lists of CAEO participants enrolled in CSN (in September, February, & June

CAEO Contribution

  • Presentations to incoming UNLV SSS participants from CSN
  • Collaboration among TRIO programs
  • Presentations to inspire potential students
  • Identify ETS/TRIO participants eligible to attend CSN
  • Assistance with CSN registration
  • College assistance to CSN for prospective students
  • Facilitation of workshops for CCSD & UNLV recruiters
  • Campus exposure through campus tours
  • Transfer application assistance to EOC participants who have expressed interest in transferring
  • College ready and non-college ready advising services

Outcome(s)

  • Pool of eligible applicants to meet program numbers
  • Students are prepared with information to assist them in completing to applications and enrollment process
  • Increased communication between student & university
  • EOC participants who indicate a desire to enroll at CSN and/or transfer assistance will be provided assistance with admissions and financial aid processes

CSN Recruitment Office

Partner Contribution

  • Referral to EOC for college ready services

CAEO Contribution

  • Admissions and financial aid assistance to EOC participants who have expressed interest in attending CSN
  • College ready and non-college ready advising services

Outcome(s)

  • EOC participants who indicate a desire to enroll at CSN will be provided assistance with admissions and financial aid processes

CSN ReEntry Program

Partner Contribution

  • Referral to EOC for college ready and non-college ready services
  • Referral to EOC for college ready services (UNLV app fee payment, outreach services

CAEO Contribution

  • College ready and non-college ready advising services

Outcome(s)

  • CSN Re-entry/EOC clients will be able to navigate the GED and college admission/financial aid process, and have necessary computer skills to access higher education

CSN Testing Office

Partner Contribution

  • Referral to EOC for GED advising services

CAEO Contribution

  • GED Testing vouchers
  • Referral to testing center for GED and placement assistance
  • College ready and non-college ready advising services

Outcome(s)

  • EOC participants who indicate a desire to enroll a need for GED and/or placement testing at CSN will be provided assistance with testing information

CSN Transfer Center

Partner Contribution

  • Provide space for EOC staff for CSN site visitations at Cheyenne Campus

CAEO Contribution

  • Transfer application assistance to EOC participants who have expressed interest in transferring
  • College ready and non-college ready advising services

Outcome(s)

  • EOC participants who indicate a desire to enroll at CSN and/or transfer assistance will be provided assistance with admissions and financial aid processes

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Partner Contribution

  • 1 on 1 Mentors
  • Educational field trips
  • Academic Planning Workshops
  • Counseling/Advising
  • Family activities

CAEO Contribution

  • Exposure to prospective Delta Academy participants
  • Financial support for Delta Academy student activities in collaboration with GEAR UP

Outcome(s)

  • Increased educational & college awareness of participants
  • Increased leadership skills of participants
  • Early career readiness

East Valley Family Services

Partner Contribution

  • Provide EOC staff with classroom space, computer and internet access
  • Refer eligible clients to EOC for HSE pretest, college application/FAFSA assistance, career and academic counseling

CAEO Contribution

  • Provide advising services to college ready participants
  • Assist with FAFSA submission and college application process
  • Provide free HSE pretesting and voucher for HSE exam

Outcome(s)

  • East Valley Family Services and EOC college ready clients will be able to navigate the college admission/financial aid process
  • East Valley Family Services and EOC clients without a high school diploma or equivalent will have access to college preparation services, and be able to navigate the GED and college admission/financial aid process, and have necessary computer skills to access higher education

EOC Adult Services (EOC)

Partner Contribution

  • Personal Development activities for parents
  • Educational workshop presentations for GEAR UP school sites
  • EOC services to interested parents

CAEO Contribution

  • Exposure to prospective EOC participants
  • Facilitation of events at various school sites for GEAR UP parents & EOC program

Outcome(s)

  • Increased educational awareness & opportunities available to GEAR UP parents interested in furthering their education

GNJ Family Life Center

Partner Contribution

  • Refer participants to The Center for services
  • Share space as necessary to GNJ new WIA-registered participants for the delivery of academic services
  • Establish a contact person that will serve as a liaison to The Center
  • Provide timely pay on all accurate and reconciled invoices

CAEO Contribution

  • Provide marketing assistance and refer participants
  • Provide space for program services
  • Provide high school proficiency and GED preparation activities
  • Provide tutoring and academic skill building services
  • Provide credit retrieval opportunities
  • Provide continuing educational services toward postsecondary education attainment
  • Share service documentation and success outcomes
  • Participate in joint grant writing projects to solidify and increase funding for collaborative programming

Outcome(s)

  • Improved employment and training services to participants
  • Cooperation in training and research
  • Maximizing available resources and avoiding duplication of services

HELP of Southern Nevada

Partner Contribution

  • Refer clients to the EOC Program for assistance in completing EOC admissions applications, FAFSA applications, and college admissions applications, as well as for career counseling and advising
  • Office space and technical resources for computer literacy workshops
  • HELP facilities space with Internet capabilities for advising program

CAEO Contribution

  • Semi-weekly outreach presentations to HELP participants at designated HELP program office locations
  • Monthly basic computer literacy workshops for HELP participants at the EOC Tropicana Office (contingent upon funding availability)
  • Workshops on postsecondary education, financial aid and employment applications assistance
  • Payment for GED testing for eligible participants (contingent upon funding availability)
  • Tutoring to HELP participants for GED and post-secondary courses

Outcome(s)

  • HELP/EOC clients will be able to navigate the college admission/financial aid process, and have necessary computer skills to access higher education

Hidden Talent Foundation

Partner Contribution

  • Refer clients to EOC program for assistance in completing college admissions applications, FAFSA filing, college advising and counseling
  • Provide access to space and computer resources for EOC staff members for computer literacy workshops
  • Provide space with internet capabilities at HELP locations to assist EOC staff with advising

CAEO Contribution

  • Conduct outreach presentations to HTF participants at designated HTF program office locations on a semi-annual basis and as schedule permits
  • Provide one-on-one assistance to HTF participants that include instruction on applying for postsecondary education, financial aid, and employment application assistance as necessary at designated office locations
  • Provide tutoring services to HTF participants who are commencing toward GED completion and postsecondary courses
  • Refer potential HTF participants to the appropriate HTF representatives as needed

Outcome(s)

  • CAEO clients will be able to navigate the college admission/financial aid process, and have necessary computer skills to access higher education

High Desert State Prison

Partner Contribution

  • Refer clients without a HS diploma or equivalent to EOC for academic advising, financial aid guidance, and the college application process

CAEO Contribution

  • Provide FAFSA assistance, academic, career, and financial aid counseling to college ready individuals
  • Advise non-college ready individuals to ascertain their readiness to take the high school equivalency pretest
  • Provide fee waivers for pretest

Outcome(s)

  • Incarcerated individuals will receive entry/re-entry assistance into prospective postsecondary programs

HopeLink of Southern Nevada

Partner Contribution

  • Refer clients without a HS diploma or equivalent to EOC
  • Provide EOC staff with office space, internet access and IT assistant, when needed
  • Refer college ready clients to EOC for FAFSA completion, college admissions assistance and career/academic advising

CAEO Contribution

  • Provide HopeLink with counseling space at EOC offices, when needed
  • Provide free HSE pretesting and evaluation
  • Refer individuals to ESL classes
  • Provide FAFSA assistance, academic, career, and financial aid counseling to college ready individuals

Outcome(s)

  • HopeLink and EOC college ready clients will be able to navigate the college admission/financial aid process
  • HopeLink and EOC clients without a high school diploma or equivalent will have access to college preparation services, and be able to navigate the GED and college admission/financial aid process, and have necessary computer skills to access higher education

Housing Authority of Clark County

Partner Contribution

  • Referral to AES for college ready and non college ready services
  • Office/classroom space for computer literacy workshops
  • Make AES marketing material available to HACC FSSclients
  • Maintain active Program Coordinating Committee
  • Share AES events calendar with partnering agencies

CAEO Contribution

  • Referral to Housing Authority Housing Assistance Program
  • Participate in Program Coordinating Committee
  • Provide workshops to clients in the HACC Family Support Services Workshop schedule
  • Provide HACC FSS program with monthly activities calendar
  • College ready and non college ready advising services

Outcome(s)

  • HACC FSS/AES clients will be able to maneuver the college admission/financial aid process, and have necessary computer skills to access higher education.

Housing Authority – Southern Nevada Regional

Partner Contribution

  • Provide facilities and maintenance for EOC activities rent-free
  • Refer clients to TRIO programs

CAEO Contribution

  • Ensure safety and general upkeep of the service site
  • Conduct regular and documented outreach efforts targeting the SNRHA residents, advising them and providing other services
  • Provide supervision and oversight of personnel working at the site
  • Provide copies of sign-in sheets, service needs, and recommendations for program improvement

Outcome(s)

  • SNRHA/EOC clients will be able to navigate the college admission/financial aid process, and have necessary computer skills to access higher education

Interactive Technologies of Nevada

Partner Contribution

  • Identify and share potential sources for project funding
  • Collaborate with grant writing proposals
  • Collaborate with presentation development and delivery
  • Collaborate with project management, implementation and monitoring
  • Document project outcomes
  • Implement program training for authorized target groups (teachers, administrators, parents, and students
  • Ensure program alignment with target state mathematics content standards
  • Provide match documentation for all non-federal resources contributed to the collaborative partnership in the Center’s target schools

CAEO Contribution

  • Provide access to students in Clark County, Nevada schools in grades 8-12 through a programmatic and monitored implementation program already being used for the delivery of other social skills
  • Provide access to a network of community partnerships
  • Participate in joint grant writing projects to solidify and increase funding for collaborative programming
  • Provide meeting space and office support for program planning
  • Share service documentation and success outcomes (s)
  • Develop prospect list of potential donors

Outcome(s)

  • Creation of a formal referral partnership with for the purposes of the program which provides specified services to the client of ITN

Kare Tees & Embroidery

Partner Contribution

  • Discounts on marketing materials such as T-shirts and folders

CAEO Contribution

  • Exclusive purchases

Outcome(s)

  • Discounted purchases for participant materials

Latin Chamber of Commerce

Partner Contribution

  • Provide scholarships to SSS participants to include Latin Chamber of Commerce, Matt Smith Changing Lives, and Las Senoras of Excellence and Los Senores of Distinction Scholarship

CAEO Contribution

  • Scholars receive priority registration, one on one tutoring, additional scholarship opportunities, can attend exclusive professional workshops, receive individual counseling to include academic, career, financial, and graduate school

Outcome(s)

  • Scholars persist each academic year
  • Scholars remain in good academic standing with the university and their respective college
  • Scholars graduate within 6 years

Moapa Band of Paiutes – Project Input

Partner Contribution

  • Distribute CAEO/EOC application to INPUT clients
  • Referral to EOC for college ready and non-college ready services
  • Office/classroom space for computer literacy workshops
  • Allow for reasonable usage of INPUT facilities for outreach purposes

CAEO Contribution

  • Monthly computer workshops at INPUT location
  • GED testing vouchers
  • Referral to INPUT for workforce development
  • Provide clients access to INPUT marketing material
  • College ready and non-college ready advising services

Outcome(s)

  • INPUT/EOC clients will be able to navigate the college admission/ financial aid process, and have necessary computer skills to access higher education

NBA Summer League

Partner Contribution

  • 600 tickets per summer since 2007 for CAEO Participants
  • Provide guest speakers and summer camp participation for CAEO families and students
  • Provide volunteering and paid positions for coaches and community related jobs
  • Provide match donations from tickets, product and mentoring

CAEO Contribution

  • Assist with marketing and promotion at our schools and community year around
  • Attend events and games that the NBA Summer League is associated with
  • Inform the community relation director of opportunities to attend events at schools like college & career nights and family night
  • Assist at the MLK Parade if asked
  • Nominate students for educational scholarships

Outcome(s)

  • Over the past six years, four CAEO participates have won the educational scholarships after being nominated
  • Students have increased their awareness of participating in sports after attending games and participating in Jr NBA
  • A GEAR Up school (Fremont Middle School) was adopted by the NBA Summer League and received monetary donations and products
  • Over 600 plus students, families and staff receive free tickets to watch live professional games like the Lakers, Spurs and the Warriors

Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC)

Partner Contribution

  • Provide space for EOC staff for site visitations
  • Referral to EOC for college ready and non-college ready services

CAEO Contribution

  • Referral for ESL students (English and citizenship courses)
  • College ready and non-college ready advising services
  • GED testing vouchers

Outcome(s)

  • NDOC/EOC clients will be able to navigate the GED and college admission/financial aid process, and have necessary computer skills to access higher education

Nevada Department of Employment and Training

Partner Contribution

  • Distribute CAEO/EOC application to NDETR clients
  • Referral to EOC for college ready and non-college ready services
  • Office/classroom space for computer literacy workshops
  • Allow for reasonable usage of NDETR facilities for outreach purposes

CAEO Contribution

  • Monthly computer workshops at NDETR location
  • GED Testing vouchers
  • College ready and non-college ready advising services

Outcome(s)

  • NDETR/EOC clients will be able to navigate the college admission/financial aid process, and have necessary computer skills to access higher education

Nevada State College

Partner Contribution

  • ETS
    • Presentations to staff regarding NSC admissions
    • Pre-admissions counseling to potential students
  • GEAR UP
    • Onsite admission
    • Family Night guest speakers
    • Student enrollment information & workshops
    • College brochures & literature booths at college/career fairs

CAEO Contribution

  • Assist NSC with identifying potential students
  • Attend and assist during on- site or high school registration events
  • Identify ETS/TRIO Participants
  • Exposure & access to prospective students

Outcome(s)

  • Students are prepared with information to assist them in completing to applications and enrollment process
  • Identify ETS/TRIO Participants
  • Increased number of students exposed to higher education awareness
  • Increased number of students applying & enrolling in higher education

Partnership for Homeless Youth

Partner Contribution

  • Provide space for EOC staff for CSN site visitations at Cheyenne Campus
  • Referral to EOC for non-college ready services

CAEO Contribution

  • Referral of EOC participants for housing assistance
  • College ready and non-college ready advising services

Outcome(s)

  • Partnership for Homeless Youth/EOC clients will be able to navigate the GED and college admission/financial aid process, and have necessary computer skills to access higher education

Port of Subs

Partner Contribution

  • Discounts on food purchases for ETS events

CAEO Contribution

  • Exclusive purchases for large events

Outcome(s)

  • Discounted purchases and delivery of refreshments needed for recognition events

Promoting Social Justice Through Psychology Class (PSJTP)

Partner Contribution

  • Ensure students arrive on time, act professionally, and be prepared for outreach presentations, survey distribution, and parent events
  • Ensure GEAR UP supervisors approve all outreach efforts and data collection before implementing
  • Remove any identifying information from all data collected so as to maintain participant confidentiality
  • Share results of data analyses/assessment of outreach efforts with CAEO GEAR UP

CAEO Contribution

  • Conduct outreach presentations with PSJTP participants at designated program office locations on a continual basis and as schedule permits
  • Provide access for PSJTP students to attend GEAR UP sponsored parent events to discuss college access for their child
  • Allow PSJTP students to coordinate efforts between GEAR UP supervisors and UNLV organizations to arrange campus visits/tours for GEAR UP students

Outcome(s)

  • Creation of a formal partnership to provide specified services to the GEAR UP participants and their parents/guardians.

Rape Crisis Center

Partner Contribution

  • GEAR UP Health Fair participation

CAEO Contribution

  • Informational literature & resource material

Outcome(s)

  • Increased student & parent awareness of services provided

Roseman University, College of Pharmacy

Partner Contribution

  • Provide admissions information for SSS participants (Pharmacy program)
  • Increase student awareness of admissions requirements for pharmacy program
  • Pre-Health advising on requirements for admissions to Roseman University

CAEO Contribution

  • Refer students to apply to Roseman University Pharmacy program
  • Exposure for prospect students to meet Roseman University admissions team

Outcome(s)

  • Personalized/Exclusive tours for SSS participants
  • Additional workshops coordinated for representatives of Roseman University to come and speak with participants

SAFE NEST

Partner Contribution

  • EOC
    • Referral to EOC for college and non-college ready services
    • Provide location for GED advising services
  • GEAR UP
    • GEAR UP Health Fair participation
    • Informational literature & resource material

CAEO Contribution

  • GED Testing vouchers
  • College ready and non-college ready advising services
  • Inform students & families of available services

Outcome(s)

  • SAFENEST/EOC clients will be able to navigate the GED and college admission/financial aid process, and have necessary computer skills to access higher education
  • Increased student & parent awareness of services provided

State of Nevada, Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Welfare and Supportive Services, Employment and Supportive Services Unit (DWSS)

Partner Contribution

  • Define the Community Work Experience Program (CWEP) requirements for each employment and training participant
  • Provide a referral to the Agency containing the participant’s name, SSN, and the date of referral
  • Inform the Agency of the maximum number of hours each CWEP participant is required to participate and the expected length of the participant’s placement
  • Inform the Agency of any termination of public assistance benefits for the CWEP participant and therefore termination of the CWEP work responsibilities
  • Provide worker’s compensation insurance coverage for all CWEP participants based on NRS 616A120 unless 616A125 applies

CAEO Contribution

  • Provide a sanitary and non-hazardous work environment that will ensure the health and safety of participants
  • Ensure proper documentation and reporting to ensure compliance

Outcome(s)

  • To help participants with employment, training, job preparation, and life skills

Title 1

Partner Contribution

  • Refreshments for GEAR UP Family Nights

CAEO Contribution

  • Share participant documentation for family events

Outcome(s)

  • Increased student & family participation

Touro University

Partner Contribution

  • Provide admissions information for SSS participants (DO program, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Physician’s Assistant program)
  • Increase student awareness of admissions requirements for all health sciences programs
  • Pre-Health advising on requirements for admissions to Touro University

CAEO Contribution

  • Referral of students to apply to Touro for health sciences programs
  • Exposure for prospect students to meet Touro University admissions team

Outcome(s)

  • Personalized/Exclusive tours for SSS participant
  • Additional workshops coordinated for representatives of Touro University to come and speak with participants

Uceda School, Nevada

Partner Contribution

  • Refer participants without high school diploma to EOC to HSE pretesting and evaluation
  • Provide EOC staff with office space and computer resources for participant advising
  • Refer participants with high school diploma or equivalency for FAFSA completion, career counseling and college application assistance

CAEO Contribution

  • Provide academic, career and financial counseling to eligible participants
  • Coordinate advising services at both EOC and Uceda School locations
  • Assist college ready participants with FAFSA and college admissions application assistance
  • Present career exploration opportunities
  • Refer individuals needing ESL assistance
  • Administer free HSE pretesting and evaluation and assist with payment of HSE exam

Outcome(s)

  • Increase number of individuals without a high school diploma or equivalent become college ready
  • Increased access to ESL classes for eligible participants
  • Increase financial, career and academic knowledge for college ready participants

University of Nevada, Reno

Partner Contribution

  • Onsite admission
  • Family Night guest speakers
  • Student enrollment information & workshops
  • College brochures & literature booths at college/career fairs

CAEO Contribution

  • Exposure & access to prospective students

Outcome(s)

  • Increased number of students exposed to higher education awareness
  • Increased number of students applying & enrolling in higher education

UNLV Academic Advising Council

Partner Contribution

  • SSS APR data
  • Participation in the Advising Council
  • Current advising, general education, etc. information
  • Referrals of eligible participants

CAEO Contribution

  • Participation in the Advising Council
  • Presentations to the Council about TRIO programs

Outcome(s)

  • Opportunity for staff to serve on subcommittees
  • Up to date information about university and college requirements, changes, etc.

UNLV Colleges and Schools

Partner Contribution

  • SSS
    • SSS workshop presentations
    • Referrals of eligible participants
    • Participation in the UNLV Advising Council
    • Distribute flyers/program literature to UNLV students
  • ETS
    • Provides ETS participants presentations during campus tours and school visits
    • Academic materials
  • GEAR UP
    • Information & literature about the Academic Colleges

CAEO Contribution

  • Allow SSS/MCN program to make presentations to prospective students
  • Distribute flyers/program literature to UNLV students
  • Assistance with identifying students interested in a specific college
  • Provide students pre-admissions counseling with respect to their current coursework
  • Access to prospective UNLV students
  • Exposure to opportunities within the Academic Colleges

Outcome(s)

  • Up to date information about college and university policies, graduation requirements, etc.
  • Opportunity to recruit new participants
  • Increased awareness of the Academic Colleges
  • Students are provided tours and an opportunity to ask questions about the colleges they are interested in attending

UNLV Academic Success Center

Partner Contribution

  • SSS
    • Collaboration on workshops
    • Student referrals to SSS/MCN program
    • Improved communication on early warning of at-risk students
  • AANAPISI
    • Facilitate academic coaching for 180 AANAPISI program participants
    • Provide financial literacy, career counseling, graduate and professional school admission counseling

CAEO Contribution

  • Student referrals to Academic Success Center
  • Funding for six graduate assistants to provide academic couching to program participants
  • Recruit and identify prospective participants
  • Recognize ASC as project collaborators

Outcome(s)

  • Higher matriculation rates of SSS/MCN participants
  • Proactive support will aid participants in baccalaureate attainment
  • Increased student knowledge on financial literacy and career exploration opportunities

UNLV Alumni Association

Partner Contribution

  • Presentations to students at sites or during campus tour

CAEO Contribution

  • Information regarding the Alumni association and its purpose

Outcome(s)

  • Participants are able to communicate with graduates of UNLV who have a vested interest in their becoming students of UNLV

UNLV Athletics

Partner Contribution

  • Provides ETS participants presentations during campus tours and school visits
  • Tickets to athletic events
  • Guest speakers
  • Posters/clothing incentives

CAEO Contribution

  • Presentations to inspire potential students

Outcome(s)

  • Exposes students to a holistic view of the university outside of academics

UNLV Career Services

Partner Contribution

  • SSS
    • Workshop presenters
    • Discover program assistance
    • Referrals of eligible participants
    • Distribute flyers/program literature to UNLV students
    • Internship opportunities
    • Employment assistance
  • ETS
    • Provides academic and career materials
    • Provides presentations during tours
  • GEAR UP
    • Workshop presenters
    • Career literature made available
    • Future employment opportunities

CAEO Contribution

  • TRIO Staff assist in annual Career Day events
  • Distribution of Career services materials such as Backpacks to Briefcases to students and parents during ETS scheduled events
  • GEAR UP Staff assistance with the annual UNLV Career Day events

Outcome(s)

  • Access to career inventories (DISCOVER, etc.) for participants
  • Job readiness skills
  • ETS assists with the distribution of the materials provided by Career services
  • Additional career awareness for GEAR UP participants

UNLV Disability Resource Center

Partner Contribution

  • Referrals of eligible participants

CAEO Contribution

  • SSS services to disabled participants

Outcome(s)

  • Pool of eligible applicants to meet program numbers and eligibility requirements

UNLV Educational Outreach - Nellis Air Force Base Program

Partner Contribution

  • Distribute CAEO/EOC application to Nellis clients
  • Referral to EOC for college ready and non-college ready services
  • Office/classroom space for computer literacy workshops
  • Allow for reasonable usage of Nellis facilities for outreach purposes

CAEO Contribution

  • GED Testing vouchers
  • Provide clients access to Nellis AFB marketing material
  • Provide onsite college ready and non-college ready advising services

Outcome(s)

  • Nellis/EOC clients will be able to navigate the college admission/financial aid process, and have necessary computer skills to access higher education

UNLV Enrollment and Student Services (Recruitment, Admissions, Registrar)

Partner Contribution

  • ETS
    • Priority Registration
    • Admission information for other TRIO Programs (UB, ETS, AES)
    • TRIO Program Workshop presentations
    • Allows use of space at Rancho HS kiosk
  • GEAR UP
    • Admission workshop presentations for GEAR UP school sites
    • Admission information for GEAR UP students
    • Assistance with UNLV application issues or concerns for participants
    • Priority registration
  • EOC
    • Referral to EOC for college ready services (UNLV app fee payment, outreach services)
  • SSS
    • Priority Registration
    • Assistance with Early Studies, SSS or MCN issues or concerns
    • Admission information for other TRIO Programs (UB, ETS, AES)
    • TRIO Program Workshop presentations
    • List of SSS eligible participants

CAEO Contribution

  • Access to participants eligible to attend UNLV
  • Presentations to participants regarding UNLV eligibility
  • Assistance with on-line registration
  • Presentations to inspire potential students
  • Assistance at On-site registration programs
  • College assistance to UNLV for prospective students
  • Facilitation of workshops for CCSD & UNLV recruiters
  • Campus exposure through campus tours
  • Admissions and financial aid assistance to EOC participants who have expressed interest in attending UNLV
  • College ready and non-college ready advising services
  • Presentations to new UNLV students

Outcome(s)

  • Students are prepared with information to assist them in completing to applications and enrollment process
  • UNLV recruitment has outreach opportunity and able to identify potential students
  • Increased student applicants to UNLV
  • Increased communication between student & university
  • EOC participants who indicate a desire to enroll at UNLV will be provided assistance with admissions and financial aid processes
  • Increased retention rates among participants
  • Priority registration ensures that students are on track to graduation
  • Pool of eligible applicants to meet program numbers

UNLV Financial Aid Office

Partner Contribution

  • EOC
    • Referral to EOC for college ready services (UNLV app fee payment, outreach services)
  • SSS
    • List of eligible participants for the SSS Program
    • Student referrals to SSS
    • Funding of SSS Grant Aid
    • List of Wells Fargo eligible students
    • Funding of Wells Fargo Scholarship
    • SSS APR financial aid information (unmet needs, financial aid offered)
    • TRIO Program workshop presentations
  • ETS
    • TRIO Program workshop presentations
  • GEAR UP
    • Financial aid workshops at GEAR UP school sites
    • Funding allocation of GEAR UP scholarships
    • Financial aid resource & information (unmet needs & financial aid offered)

CAEO Contribution

  • Financial aid assistance to EOC participants who have expressed interest in attending UNLV
  • College ready and non-college ready advising services
  • Assistance in helping students complete the FAFSA
  • Assistance in helping students completing the FAFSA and UNLV scholarships forms
  • Provide information regarding UNLV scholarships
  • Assistance in helping students complete the FAFSA
  • Facilitation of Financial Aid workshops w/CCSD & UNLV

Outcome(s)

  • EOC participants who indicate a desire to enroll at UNLV will be provided assistance with financial aid processes
  • Increased retention rates among participants
  • Better collaboration with Financial Aid staff
  • Better financial aid packages for participants
  • Participants receive materials pertinent to obtaining financial aid
  • Participants have an opportunity to ask specific questions regarding financial aid
  • Increased student completion of the FAFSA
  • Increased financial aid awareness & knowledge for students & parents

UNLV Foundation

Partner Contribution

  • SSS
    • 35 SSS participants will receive $1000 scholarships annually

CAEO Contribution

  • List of eligible participants
  • Monitor the application process

Outcome(s)

  • Increased retention and graduation rates

UNLV Graduate College

Partner Contribution

  • Waiver of UNLV Graduate application fee
  • Graduate school workshop presentations
  • Identification of McNair SRI faculty mentors
  • Publication of the McNair Journal
  • MCN Scholars participation in the annual Graduate School Poster Presentation

CAEO Contribution

  • Conference funding for the McNair SRI Coordinator

Outcome(s)

  • Associate Dean serves at the McNair Summer Research Institute Coordinator
  • Increased number of MCN scholars who attend graduate school at UNLV
  • Faculty awareness of the McNair Scholars Program

UNLV Residential Life Office

Partner Contribution

  • SSS
    • Referrals of eligible participants
  • GEAR UP
    • Summer Residential Housing discount
    • Campus tours

CAEO Contribution

  • Staff presented to new resident assistants
  • Exposure to prospective UNLV students

Outcome(s)

  • Opportunity to recruit new participants
  • Opportunities to refer SSS participants as resident assistants
  • Increased student awareness & interest in the college residential life

UNLV School of Dental Medicine

Partner Contribution

  • GEAR UP
    • GEAR UP Health Fair participation
    • Literature & resource material
  • UB
    • Provide students with activities and information on Dental School (and medical school), as well as hands on activities

CAEO Contribution

  • Exposure to prospective UNLV students
  • Provide transportation to and from UNLV and to and from the UNLV Dental School

Outcome(s)

  • Dental health awareness for students & parents
  • Career awareness
  • UB Students visit UNLV Dental School on Saturdays as schedules permits (once or twice per semester)

UNLV School of Medicine

Partner Contribution

  • Provide individualized counseling for SSS participants
  • Mentoring opportunities for freshmen and sophomores
  • Share information regarding clinical, shadowing, and volunteer opportunities for pre-health students

CAEO Contribution

  • Increase student awareness of applying to medical school
  • Exposure for prospect medical students to meet medical school admissions team
  • Access to additional resources for MCAT prep, AMCAS fee waivers etc.

Outcome(s)

  • Increased preparation for students who are applying to medical school
  • Referral for MCAT and AMCAS fee waiver information
  • Exclusive personalized events for SSS participants to attend

UNLV School of Social Work

Partner Contribution

  • Recommend students to CAEO for field practicum
  • Collaborate with grant writing proposals though support letters
  • Ensure program alignment with target program goals and objectives

CAEO Contribution

  • Provide access to students in Clark County, Nevada schools in grades 6-12 through a programmatic and monitored implementation program already being used for the delivery of other social skills
  • Provide access to a network of community partnerships Provide meeting space and office support for program planning Share service documentation and success outcome(s)

Outcome(s)

  • Allows students in the UNLV School of Social Work the opportunity to get experience in the field
  • Allows Clark County School District students access to further development of social skills

UNLV Student Support Services

Partner Contribution

  • Provide students with SSS College Readiness and Success workshops
  • Provide materials for SSS
  • Provide scholarships to SSS Pell Grant recipients enrolled at UNLV

CAEO Contribution

  • Enroll UB Participants who have graduated and are perspective freshmen to UNLV by distributing SSS information and applications
  • Assist UB Participants in completing and submitting applications to SSS

Outcome(s)

  • UB participants receive assistance in preparing for college with college readiness workshops, workshops for UB Bridge students, and enrollment assistance those accepted to UNLV

UNLV Study Abroad Office

Partner Contribution

  • Workshop presentations
  • Referrals of eligible participants

UNLV Thomas and Mack Center

Partner Contribution

  • Facilities to hold large events/activities with students during campus tours

CAEO Contribution

  • Exposure to facility

Outcome(s)

  • UB Students receive information on Law School and participate in Mock Trials

UNLV William S Boyd School of Law

Partner Contribution

  • Law Students would host UB students for one Mock Trial per semester on Saturdays, as schedule permits
  • Provide materials for Mock Trials, and Provide coaches/Law Students to assist students with Mock Trials

CAEO Contribution

  • Prepare students with handouts given to Program prior to Mock Trial
  • Review cases and select students for their individual roles

Outcome(s)

  • UB Students receive information on Law School and participate in Mock Trials

Urban League, Las Vegas Clark County

Partner Contribution

  • Refer clients to The Center for assistance with completing secondary and enrolling into postsecondary education programs
  • Refer individuals to the Adult Educational Services (AES) for GED information and testing
  • Collaborate on grant writing opportunities and serve as fiscal agent for all funded projects
  • Designate space and resources for collaborative planning and activities
  • Provide match documentation for all non-federal resources contributed to the collaborative partnership with The Center
  • Participate in collaborative planning sessions
  • Provide free parent engagement workshops to the parents of The Center’s participants
  • Provide employment and training services to The Center’s participants and their families
  • Issue payment to The Center for all tutoring sessions provided to individuals referred by the Urban League
  • Issue payment to The Center for all comprehensive services provided by The Center to individuals referred by the Urban League who do not qualify for the TRIO and/or GEAR UP programs

CAEO Contribution

  • Designate space and resources for collaborative planning and activities
  • Provide comprehensive services to students and families referred by the Urban League (free to those who qualify for TRIO or GEAR UP programs)
  • Provide tutoring services to students referred by the Urban League (The Center will bill the Urban League for every tutoring session at the agreed hourly rate)
  • Refer The Center participants to Urban League’s activities
  • Refer EOC participants to Program for Life and Urban Skills (PLUS) Employment and Training Grant
  • Identify and participate in joint grant writing projects to solidify and increase funding for collaborative programming

Outcome(s)

  • Urban League and CAEO clients will be able to navigate the GED and college admission/financial aid process, and have necessary computer skills to access higher education

Wells Fargo Bank

Partner Contribution

  • SSS
    • Wells Fargo First Generation Scholarship
    • Financial Literary information for students
    • Funding for 20 SSS participants to receive up to $10,000 in scholarships
    • Total award $50K per academic year
  • GEAR UP
    • Financial literacy information for students & parents

CAEO Contribution

  • Eligible participants
  • Community Service placement to GEAR UP schools
  • Program monitoring
  • Reports
  • Community Service placement to scholarship recipients
  • GEAR UP staff verify & monitor community service hours
  • Facilitation of workshops at school sites

Outcome(s)

  • Increased retention rates among participants
  • Scholars provide community service to GEAR UP participants and staff
  • Additional educational funds for UNLV students
  • Increased knowledge on financial literacy for students & parents