More than 60 community, business, philanthropic and education organizations in Arizona form this independent alliance that is fueled by a community-based effort to make Arizona competitive through the power of education. Their goal is to generate greater awareness of the importance of increasing Arizona’s level of educational attainment while building support to improve college entry and completion; boost adult education and training; and fuel a pipeline of competitive talent for Arizona’s employers.
The goal of Achieve60AZ is to help generate greater public and private awareness, ownership and support for the long-term steps needed in college entry and completion, adult education and training, and identifying and closing skills gaps to better prepare our workforce and our state for the future.
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Media Contact: Shannon Sowby, firstname.lastname@example.org, (602) 615-6235 PHOENIX (June 14, 2021) – AmeriCorps recently announced that College Success Arizona has received a grant of $1.2 million over three years ($411k per year) to place AdviseAZ members in Arizona high schools. The AdviseAZ AmeriCorps program places current college students or recent college graduates in high schools […]
Helios Education Foundation, College Success Arizona, and other community partners are implementing an initiative to re-engage students in their education and offer an incentive scholarship to eligible students. In order to address the unprecedented drop in student postsecondary enrollment in Arizona, Helios Education Foundation, College Success Arizona, and other community partners are implementing an initiative […]
Media Contact: Shannon Sowby, email@example.com, (602) 615-6235 PHOENIX (May 13, 2021) –A special virtual commencement ceremony is being held tonight by the enhanced organization comprised of Achieve60AZ, College Success Arizona and Expect More Arizona to honor this year’s 36 college graduates. “We’re immensely proud of this year’s graduating class,” said Rich Nickel, president & CEO […]