Cindy Porter | Program Manager, Higher Ed Pathways/Cal-SOAP
441-3973 | email@example.com
Rachel Perry | Events Technician
707-445-7762 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Erika Lanning | Cal-SOAP Tutor Services Technician
441-2006 | email@example.com
Our Cal-SOAP Success Coaches are placed at local high schools, and work directly with school counselors to hoep increase FAFSA/CADAA completion and college-going rates in students. They assist with events, serve as advisors, and support students and their families in the financial aid process.
The California Student Opportunity and Access Program (Cal-SOAP) is a post-secondary information, academic enrichment, and outreach program with the goal of increasing the accessibility of post-secondary educational opportunities for low-income and underrepresented middle, high school, and college students.
Under the guidance of the Cal-SOAP Program Director and the Event Technician, Cal-SOAP College & Career Success Coaches promote post-secondary success in local students. Success Coaches placed at high schools work closely with school counselors to increase FAFSA/CADAA completion rates and college going rates by assisting with events, providing college advising, supporting students and families through the financial aid and college application process, promoting a school-wide college going culture, and creating summer bridge programming to prevent summer-melt.
The Success Coaches may perform any combination of the following duties:
Applications are also available at Humboldt State University Career Center/Handshake and the College of the Redwoods Career Center.