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High School Students

1.0Comprehensive road map for supporting high school students to be college and career ready

Activity
Actors
Status
Start
End
Identify the academic, socioeconomic and behavioral components for attainment roadmap via survey
FSCJ, JPEF
Dec 2014
June 2015
Research existing tools
University of N. Florida, Florida College Access Network
Jan 2015
March 2015

2.0Create a comprehensive regional marketing strategy

Activity
Actors
Status
Start
End
Pilot college enrollment outreach program for high school juniors and seniors in all six counties via text message alerts
JAXUSA Partnership
Dec 2015
Jan 2016
Expand promotion and participation in existing regional programs
Earn Up Steering Committee
Jan 2015
Dec 2017
Identify messages, audience targets and strategy for regional campaign
Earn Up Steering Committee
June 2015
Dec 2017

3.0Accelerate academic attainment through dual enrollment and expansion of career academics related to targeted industries

Activity
Actors
Status
Start
End
Build direct and indirect funding streams
Earn Up Staff
Aug 2015
Dec 2018
Launch campaign and assess impact for continuous improvement into 2016/17 school year
Earn Up Staff
Jan 2016
Dec 2018
Assess impact of the expansion and enrollment growth strategies being implemented using expected outcomes as evaluation criteria
Northeast Florida Career Academies Council
Dec 2014
Dec 2018
Expand pilot of comprehensive industry integration model aligning high school attainment, college degree attainment, internships and employment attainment
Duval County Public Schools
Dec 2014
Dec 2018

Adult Learners

4.0Create a regional messaging for attainment opportunities based upon field of work/interest

Activity
Actors
Status
Start
End
Engage in institution self-assessment of effective policies and strategies by conducting research and sharing with steering committee
Earn Up Staff
Dec 2014
Dec 2015
Identify leading policies and practices in raising attainment rates within institutions and across targeted populations
Florida College Access Network, Earn Up Steering Committee
Dec 2014
Dec 2016
Support and expand promotion of Complete Florida and related programs
FSCJ, St. Johns River State College
June 2015
Nov 2017
Implement mapping and planning phase for virtual education concierge center for region
Earn Up Staff
Dec 2014
Dec 2017
Development of website to reach stopped out learners
Earn Up Adult learner subcommittee
March 2015
Oct 2015

5.0Develop guided pathway approach for enrolling and retaining students via a universal planning tool for all regional institutions

Activity
Actors
Status
Start
End
Create a universal planning tool that incorporates academic support
FSCJ, St. Johns River State College
Sept 2014
Dec 2016
Identify and increase certification opportunities leading to 2 year and 4 year articulated degree outcomes
Nancy Webster, Anna Lebesch
Sept 2014
Dec 2016

6.0Expand use and acceptances of prior learning assessment and degree acceleration programs

Activity
Actors
Status
Start
End
Inventory existing alternative credit granting programs in place in region
Earn Up Steering Committee, PLA subcommittee
Dec 2014
May 2017
Expand use of PLA in regional institutions
Earn Up Steering Committee, PLA subcommittee
Jan 2015
Dec 2017

7.0Create employer engagement strategies to reach stopped out learners

Activity
Actors
Status
Start
End
Identify best practices in use in CPA communities for reaching stopped out learners via employer channels
Earn Up Steering Committee
Sept 2015
Oct 2016
Develop and implement employer engagement campaign for stopped out learners
Earn Up Steering Committee
July 2016
Dec 2017
Create messaging platform to celebrate participating employers and increase employer participation
Earn Up Steering Committee
Jan 2016
Dec 2018

Veterans

8.0Expand veteran wraparound supports to increase attainment rates using proven attributes

Activity
Actors
Status
Start
End
Expand use of new VA career exploration module- careerscope.com- through messaging to veteran students
Earn Up Steering Committee
Dec 2014
Dec 2016
Advocate for legislative changes to allow for veteran-related financial assistance for remediation courses, online learning delivery and other options to increase completion rates
Florida College Access Network
Dec 2014
ongoing

Attainment Infrastructure/Systems Change

9.0Assess and align region-wide resources in support of attainment goal

Activity
Actors
Status
Start
End
Identify key missing stakeholders and develop engagement plan for each
Earn Up Staff
Dec 2014
ongoing
Transition from current steering committee to small guiding team and working groups
Earn Up Steering Committee
Dec 2016
2017
Develop comprehensive asset map of activities related to college attainment via surveys and interviews
Earn Up Staff
Dec 2016
Jan 2018

10.0Develop a data collection infrastructure to better monitor progress across strategies and activities in region

Activity
Actors
Status
Start
End
Identify and agree upon data collection sources
Susan Cohn, Troy Miller, Earn Up data subcommittee
Oct 2014
Oct 2015

11.0Develop sustainable plan for comprehensive project/resource management and activities of network

Activity
Actors
Status
Start
End
Create plan and timeline for retaining support and project management staff
Earn Up Steering Committee
Sept 2014
Sept 2014
Create fund development for scalability and sustainability of strategies and programs from 2015-2025
Earn Up Staff
Oct 2014
ongoing
Provide effective project management of charter plan of work
Earn Up Staff
Sept 2014
ongoing