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Humboldt County Office of Education: Success Coaches | North Coast Cal-SOAP

Success Coaches:

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Cal-SOAP Success Coaches

Cal-SOAP Success Coaches work with school counselors to support students through the financial aid and college admission processes and raise awareness of financial aid and college eligibility requirements. Success Coaches keep students informed of their progress and prepared to take their next step towards successful, affordable postsecondary education.

Through the College Success Coaches, students will have access to:

  • Financial aid and college access information presented through a combination of group workshops, information campaigns, and one-on-one advising sessions
  • Direct support for FAFSA/CADAA applications and creation of FSA ID and their Webgrants4Students account
  • Financial Aid Offer Letter interpretation and college affordability assessment
  • Information about college application and enrollment timelines, deadlines, and eligibility requirements
  • College and scholarship application support
  • Progress reports informing them of where they are in the financial aid and college admissions processes and what their next steps should be

Meet Our Success Coaches

Arcata High School

Success Coach Card - Carana

Success Coach: Carana Sedano

Eureka High School

Success Coaches: Blue Baldwin & Claire Normoyle

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Success Coach Card - Claire
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Success Coach: Athens Marron

Fortuna Union High School

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Success Coach: Xochitl Corona

McKinleyville High School

Success Coaches: Max Cartagena, Yulie Nazario
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Success Coach Card - Yuli

Alder Grove Charter School

Success Coaches: Charlie Breault, Brianna Chapman
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Success Coach Card - Briana

Six Rivers Charter & Pacific Coast High

Zoe Barnum High & Mad River High

HCOE Court & Community Schools

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Success Coach: Sabrina Jones

Cal-SOAP Staff

Cindy Porter
Program Manager, Higher Ed Pathways/Cal-SOAP
Rachel Perry
Cal-SOAP Financial Aid & College Access Technician
Rebecca Asbury
Cal-SOAP Program & Event Technician
College Expo - Sept 13

Cash for College Workshops

Financial Aid Workshops for Counselors