Youth Empowerment Scholars (YES) Program
YES you Can! The Youth Empowerment Scholars (YES) Program was designed to connect foster youth to Skyline College. Our mission is to help students succeed in reaching their educational and career goals.
- Designated academic counselor
- Consideration to EOPS (Extended Opportunity Programs and Services) Program
- Referral to campus resources
- Assistance with applying for Financial Aid
- Get help with applying for Chaffee Grant
- Enrolled at Skyline College
- Must be a current or former foster youth
- Provide proof of being in foster care
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
Youth Empowerment Scholars Program faculty and staff have identified the following Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for the various services provided.
Foster youth students will be able to identify financial aid resources for which they may qualify, submit applications and meet deadlines.
[ISLO: Communication and Information Literacy]
Foster youth students on academic probation (below 67% Pace rate and/or below a 2.0 GPA) will be able to write a statement that illustrates the probation policy and will meet with a YES academic counselor.
[ISLO: Personal Actions and Civic Responsibility]
To empower and transform a global community of learners
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) will be assessed using:
- Review of collected data, and
- Other methods