Getting Set For Succcess

The purpose of Getting Set for Success (GSF) is to improve a young persons ability to make informed, thought out decisions as well as inspire them to begin thinking about how their decisions now, will shape their lives tomorrow. In order to become innovative contributors to their communities GSF participants create plans to achieve their short and long term goals. To boost student morale and confidence young people learn conflict resolution techniques, positive thinking methods, and self-esteem boosting exercises.

STATUS: Rolling Enrollment
Next Session: Fall 2015
STUDENTS WHO ARE MOTIVATED TO LEARN
  • Have higher achievement.

  • Show better understanding of the concepts they are taught.

  • Are more satisfied with school.

  • Have lower dropout rates.

  • Increased self esteem.

  • Increased support at home.

  • Raised overall expectations & positive pressures.

MOTIVATION CAN BE INCREASED THROUGH 
OVER 1,000 participants

The GSF Program has been carried out in several schools and organizations in the community such as Metcalf Junior High School, The YWCA of St. Paul and Patrick Henry High School. Over 1,000 young people have completed the GSF program since 1994. Participants of the program agree that the program inspires hope in their lives and gives them the power to see brighter future within themselves.

Proven
Outcomes
  • Gain a positive outlook on the future.

  • Decrease unhealthy habits & behaviors.  

  • Develop time management skills.

  • Battle procrastination.

  • Improve their sense of independence & overall control.

  • Develop Self-Esteem.

  • Improve organization and academic performance.

DID YOU KNOW?

More than 40 percent of high school students are chronically disengaged from school.