Follow-up Services are designed to track a student's progress for one calendar year post-graduation from high school is crucial for ensuring a successful transition from secondary education to the next phase of their lives.
1. Career and Education Pathway Exploration
Provide tools and resources to help graduates explore various career and education pathways.
Facilitate career assessments, workshops, and guest speaker sessions to guide students in making informed decisions.
2. Ongoing Mentorship and Support
Assign each graduate a mentor or advisor who will provide guidance, encouragement, and support throughout the tracking period.
Conduct regular one-on-one check-ins to discuss progress, challenges, and adjustments to the action plan.
3. Employment Readiness Training
Offer workshops on resume building, interview skills, and professional etiquette to prepare graduates for the job market.
Facilitate networking events and job fairs to connect graduates with potential employers.
4. Alumni Networking and Community Building
Establish an alumni network to foster connections among graduates and provide a platform for mentorship and peer support.
Organize social events and networking opportunities to strengthen ties within the alumni community.
5. Regular Check-ins:
Monthly or quarterly one-on-one meetings with mentors/advisors to assess progress and address challenges
6. Community Engagement Events:
Volunteer opportunities, community service projects, and events that encourage graduates to stay engaged with their local community.
7. Post-Secondary Education Support:
Guidance on selecting and enrolling in post-secondary education programs or alternative pathways.
8. Employment Placement Assistance:
Job placement services, resume reviews, and mock interviews to assist graduates in securing employment.
Evaluation and Outcomes:
1. Success Metrics:
Graduation rates from post-secondary programs.
Employment rates and job retention.
College success rates
Participation in community engagement and networking events.
2. Feedback Mechanism:
Regular surveys and feedback sessions to gather insights from graduates about the program's effectiveness.
3. Adjustments and Improvements:
Continuous program evaluation to identify areas for improvement and make necessary adjustments for subsequent cohorts.