The Reach Higher initiative is the First Lady's effort to inspire every student in America to take charge of their future by completing their education past high school, whether at a professional training program, a community college, or a four-year college or university.This initiative supports President Obama's "North Star" goal that by 2020, America will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world.**Reach Higher Week at Roberts Elementary!**Read the Upper Merion Area School DistrictSpecial Edition School Counselor's Cornerabout Reach Higher by clickingYou can watch a short video about the Reach Higher initiative by clicking below.The 4 main goals of the Reach Higher initiative are:
***Click below to see the student presentation used to help introduce this important initiative.***Click below to see the Reach Higher Teacher Workshop from UMASD's February Inservice.
- Exposing students to college and career opportunities.
- Understanding financial aid eligibility that can make college affordability a reality.
- Encouraging academic planning and summer learning opportunities.
- Supporting high school counselors who can help more kids get into college.
Last Modified on November 5, 2018