Student Recruitment and Retention Outline


Improving the outcomes of students in Oregon's 21st CCLC programs

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Student Recruitment and Retention Outline

1.  Determine the program type

  • Mandatory
  • Needs based
  • Voluntary

Activities to be offered

  • Credit recovery
  • Homework help
  • Life skills
  • Career and college planning

3.  Recruitment Strategies

  • Passive

          a.  School announcements

         b.  Flyer

         c.  Communication to school staff and families

  • Active

         a.  Program staff visit classrooms sharing information about the program

         b.  Program staff extend personal invitations to students

4.  Retention strategies

  • Passive

         a.  Building positive relationship with students and their families

         b.  Intrinsic motivation

  • Active

         a.  Bring a buddy program

         b.  Field trips

         c.  Incentives


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