The Path to Higher Ed: Building College and Career Readiness
Irma Venegas & Allison Ohle, SWAG: Students with a Goal
This episode features Irma Venegas, Director of KIPP Through College (KTC) in San Diego and Allison Ohle, Executive Director of KIPP San Diego. Irma and Allison are focused on providing students at KIPP San Diego’s Adelante Preparatory Academy the guidance they need to persist through high school and onto college. That work focuses on building college-going mindsets and confidence in Adelante grads through college major and career interest discovery and the development of individualized education plans. At the same time, KIPP San Diego is working to empower parents in the college readiness journey through workshops and by simply treating parents as invaluable partners. Listen in as they also describe the SWAG program that provides soft skills development and mentorship opportunities to their KIPPsters.