What do Step UP coaches say about the program?
- “I love giving my full attention to one student.”
- “I have a better understanding of the problems and challenges students face every day.”
- “I feel like I make a real difference.”
- “I use Step UP coaching skills in all my relationships.”
- “I feel like I am an agent for change.”
- “My Step UP student feels empowered.”
- “I like the close, consistent contact.”
Who are the Step UP coaches?
- Full-time and part-time faculty.
- Full-time and part-time staff.
How does Step UP benefit students?
- A Step UP coach works closely with one student to help that individual make the transition to college.
- A Step UP coach is like a guide/advocate/mentor/supporter.
- A Step UP coach helps students stay on course and get connected to HCC resources.
How does coaching benefit the Step UP coach?
- A Step UP coach feels like s/he makes a real difference in one student’s life.
- Coaching skills are transferable; they can be used in all relationships.
- Coaching is a great way to connect with colleagues across the HCC campus.
What responsibilities does a Step UP coach have?
- Attends training sessions.
- Meets with a Step UP student once a week.
- Keeps records.
What is the compensation?
- Full-time faculty can include Step UP in their MAP for the year.
- Full-time staff can include Step UP in their annual plans.
- Part-time faculty and staff are paid $300 each semester they coach a student.
How do I volunteer to become a Step UP coach?
- Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the following information:
- Your name
- Department where you work
- Full-time or part-time
- Faculty or staff
- Phone number
- Call Jacqueline Dzubak at 443-518-4155.