2010 GRANT AWARD RECIPIENTS
TOUCH POINT CONNECTION (TPC) *
Agency Background: TPC launched the first Tucson-based program at Amphitheater High School in the 2008-09 school year. TPC is a dropout prevention program that coaches teens to embrace their education and build successful futures through professionally supported relationships with volunteer coaches.
Focus of the 2010 SCCF Grant: Teen Coaching, Volunteer Training and Program Evaluation
During the 2010-11 school year, TPC will provide 1:1 coaching to 75 at-risk teens at the Amphitheater High School delivered by 50 trained volunteer coaches. Rigorous evaluation measurements include: school attendance, grades, discipline referrals, high school graduation, pursuit of higher education, student attitudes toward school, student satisfaction with coaching.