Youth Development

Preparing students for college and career means developing skills they’ll need for success both inside and outside the classroom. Often overlooked but critical to student achievement, Youth Development strategies attend to the social, emotional, intellectual, physical, mental, and career identities of our young people. ESI schools implemented a variety of strategies aimed at supporting the social/emotional development of their young men of color in line with their school’s mission and vision. Click below to learn more about some of the promising strategies they implemented.

Best Practices