Pathways to Success

Pathways to Success (P2S) helps families and students set goals, improve school attendance, enhance pro-social engagement, and cultivate leadership potential that will help them succeed in school and life.

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Clients Served in 2017-18
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Estimated Clients Served in 2018-19

Did You Know

P2S currently provides a parental engagement program and assistance at:

  • Marrs Middle School
  • Bryan High School
  • Omaha South
  • Bellevue East
  • Bellevue West

A need for services has led to anticipated growth to Ralston High and Norris Middle School in the 2018-2019 school year.

Pathways to Success provides the following services and programs:

  • Talking Círculos

    • Trained facilitators meet with at risk youth weekly in a group setting to build a positive value system and address issues regarding risky behaviors. This level of intervention and support is modeled after an evidence-based and nationally recognized youth program, written by Jerry Tello, with curriculum based on the philosophy that youth need other men and women, their family, and community to care for, assist, heal, guide, and successfully prepare them for adulthood.
      • Our P2S program currently runs two groups under this structure and philosophy:

    Xochikalli: Leadership for Young Women

    Ollin: Leadership for Young Men

  • On-site, school-based support: Student advocates mentor youth who are at risk of disengaging with the education system and address attendance barriers as a pathway to graduation and future success.

    • Access to after school and summer programming
    • Case management
    • Lunch and learn opportunities to improve drive, habits, and chances of obtaining a high school diploma.
    • Career exploration, training, and job placement
    • Referrals to school and community resources
    • Access to college planning that includes FAFSA, scholarships, and referrals.
  • Family Engagement

    Cara y Corazon (Face and Heart)

    • A family strengthening and leadership development program that maintains that at the base of every culture, community, and parent are resiliency factors that can be tapped to assist parents and family members to build positive, healthy relationships with their children and themselves.