‘Program Director’ Stories
The Power of Mentorships in Postsecondary Support
February 13, 2023
Learn how one mentor worked through the ups and downs of high school with her mentee and helped her prepare for the next chapter in her educational journey.
Advice for OneGoal Fellows From A Caring Teacher
May 9, 2022
Program Director Ms. Edwards shares advice to the graduating class of high school seniors and the teachers supporting them.
Portrait of Persistence: Spotlight on Esvin Ruiz
March 17, 2022
The pathway from a high school diploma to a postsecondary degree is not always a straight line. For OneGoal alum in Massachusetts, Esvin Ruiz, the journey has been full of unexpected detours, including several frightening health challenges and financial setbacks.
OneGoal Program Directors Making a Difference
November 13, 2020
Across the country, OneGoal Program Directors are rising to the occasion and working hard to support students in pursuing their greatest postsecondary aspirations.
Persisting Through COVID-19
May 22, 2020
Program Director Stephanie Jones had been working with her seniors to finalize FAFSA and solidify their postsecondary choices when the school closed indefinitely due to COVID-19. She shares how she’s adapted her class to this new environment.
A Day in the Life of a Program Director
April 23, 2020
We’re continuing our Forward Together series with a look into how our Program Directors are supporting Fellows from afar while schools are closed. Here’s a glimpse at a day in the life of a Chicago Program Director.