Welcome to the CREED College Readiness Program!
The CREED COLLEGE READINESS PROGRAM helps young people reach their educational goals and attend the college of their choice.
The goals of CREED are to:
- Help students and their families make affordable and attainable college choices that match the student’s abilities and interests.
- Provide information and experienced advice to students and their parents to increase their potential for success.
- Work with students once they arrive on their respective campus to provide them support and guidance to ensure their persistence and subsequent graduation from their institutions.
CREED was founded in 2010 with the intent to help young people with their college decision making process. Our name, CREED, is symbolic of our motto: Believing in our Youth.
Our mission and vision statements, along with a brief history help illuminate our hopes for our program's participants. Click here to learn more about us.
"It is so hard to conceptualize that we have been on this journey for almost 9 years. I want to thank all of our stakeholders for continuing to believe in us and for sending us messages of support and guidance along the way. As we move towards our 10th anniversary, we maintain our focus on reading, readiness, retention and research. These specific foci drive our work, and keep us from straying from our mission. As always, we need your support to continue the work with our students. Your help is appreciated and necessary; your financial contributions help us stay true to our work and to our goal to keep our services to our students and families without costs".
Terrence Mitchell, Executive Director.
Class of 2019
We have so many graduates to be proud of this year. I will start listing them here and if you know of more please add them and their parents or loved ones to the page.
High school graduates for the class of 2019, are, so far: Kioni Kearney (Daughter of Kianga Kearney), Taylin Rollins (Daughter of Tylicia Franklin Rollins), Sydnei Fleming (Daughter of Dr. DaNine Flemi and Mr. Travis Fleming), and Donovan Reid ( Son of the late Tonya Jenkins).
College Graduates are, so far; Rosseau Beavais, graduate of the Africana and Latino Studies department at SUNY Oneonta. Rosseau is a Harlem native headed for the University of Buffalo graduate program. .
Join us in congratulating these young people. We will send out graduation gifts all summer, so add names and parents fb pages as you learn of them. We will provide as many gifts as we can. If you want to help, you can donate for a general student or someone specific. We will get it to them.
Congratulations graduates. So proud of all of you.
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CREED supports the Standards of Practice of both the Independent Educational Consultant Association (IECA) and the National Association for College Admissions Counselors (NACAC).