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Special Populations Recruitment and Retention Support Strategies Documents

ICSPS has produced a series of documents to summarize evidence based strategies for supporting special population students during the recruitment and retention processes. The documents can be found below: Supporting Students With Limited English Proficiency – Recruitment and Retention Supporting Students With Disabilities – Recruitment and Retention Supporting Single Parents and Displaced Homemakers – Recruitment… Continue Reading

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Transiciones Program at Mt. Hood Community College

  Transiciones at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon, is a career planning and college preparation program for Latina single parents and homemakers.  It is similar in content to the Transitions program, except that Transiciones is specifically designed for Latina women who are studying English. The program provides a two-term set of services that… Continue Reading

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Limited English Proficiency Program at Lansing Community College

  The Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Program at Lansing Community College in Lansing, Michigan, provides support services that enable students who are non-native English speakers and have difficulty reading, writing and understanding English to succeed in academic programs in the college setting.  The LEP Program offer the following support services: assistance with admission, assistance with… Continue Reading

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Puente Program at Los Angeles Valley College

  In the Puente Program at Los Angeles Valley College, students take English 28 and English 101 consecutively as a cohort. These classes are taught by the same instructor who is especially is interested in Latino issues and culture. Students develop their writing skills in a supportive and stimulating environment while exploring the Mexican American/… Continue Reading

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Liberty Partnerships Program at Hostos Community College

  At the core of Hostos Community College’s (HCC) Liberty Partnerships Program (LPP) is a year-round academic and culture-arts enrichment program enhanced by a comprehensive support services component. Currently the Bronx, New York, program serves 225 educationally disadvantaged Latino and African American high school students per year. Special attention is given to students with limited English… Continue Reading

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RN Ready Program at Sauk Valley Community College

  The RN Ready program at Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon, Illinois, was geared toward students in the Nursing program who fell into at least one of the following Special Populations: economically disadvantaged, single parents or English language learners. These students had all failed one Nursing class which would set them back and put them at risk of… Continue Reading

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