‘OneGoal Staff’ Stories
Yesenia’s Humanity and Hunger for Education
September 28, 2022
College was never part of Yesenia Garcia’s plan. But joining the OneGoal cohort in her school not only led to achieving a degree, she’s now an advocate for students like her. “OneGoal set a foundation for me. I fell in love with education. I fell in love with equality. It gave me a sense of pride. And it definitely gave me hope, because I remember not having any and when college was not on my radar whatsoever.”
Andraya White Brings Career Academies to Life
May 25, 2022
Postsecondary Leadership Coach Andraya White tapped into years of experience to help Freeport School District 145 fulfill their dreams of launching career academies in their schools to increase their students’ postsecondary readiness.
Researcher Explains Equitable Approach to Root Causes Study
January 6, 2022
OneGoal Director of Program Learning gives a rare behind-the-scenes look at her research process. Our most recent study looks at what root causes prevent students from completing their degrees. Daranee explains the intention behind the study, the challenges of conducting qualitative research with OneGoal alums, and how the research process and subsequent findings are informing program innovations.