Description

Delivers a curriculum offering culturally-relevant activities to facilitate the successful transition from high school to postsecondary life for American Indian students, and makes available implementation training of the curriculum to schools, youth, and community organizations nationwide.

This project was archived on 2018-11-12T00:00:00-06:00

Director
Jana H Ferguson
Website
etc.umn.edu
Contact
cconnectpub@umn.edu, 612-625-5037

Staff

Jana H Ferguson

Jana H Ferguson :: Project Coordinator- Check & Connect


Product

Expanding the Circle (ETC) Website

A website presenting Expanding the Circle (ETC), an ICI project that delivers a curriculum offering culturally-relevant activities to facilitate the successful transition from high school to...

Published: 2010

Expanding the Circle: Respecting the Past, Preparing for the Future (2nd ed)

A new edition of this curriculum for grades 9-12. It includes the culturally-relevant transition skills and project-based learning presented in the first edition, which has been in use across the…Published: 2017

Topics

  • Community life
    • Self-advocacy and self-determination
    • Culture and diversity
      • American Indians
        • Cultural competence
        • Education practices (K12 and transition)
          • Academic standards
            • Dropout prevention and student engagement
              • Mentoring of youth
                • Transition planning
                  • Youth development and leadership
                  • Employment and postsecondary education
                    • Work-based learning
                    • Specific life stage
                      • Adolescents and young adults

                      Activities

                      • Technical assistance
                        • Training and professional development