D2 Center Career Navigator John Moore (far right) accompanied Blackburn Alternative High School students on a tour of Metropolitan Community College on Tuesday, December 4, 2018. Also pictured is Blackburn counselor Dr. Suzi Busby (back middle). One of the goals of the Career Navigator program is to connect students in OPS multiple pathways programs with postsecondary opportunities.
The D2 Center Annual Report (PDF) for the 2017-18 fiscal year is now available. Our Annual Report offers information about the students we serve, program outcomes, and our organization overall. High-level results for the year include:
— 323 total students served;
— 175 new students;
— 75 students graduated from high school; and
— 242 outreach attempts to withdrawn students through our re-engagement partnership with Omaha Public Schools (OPS).
The D2 Center will be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Intake Specialist Charnella Mims and Director Greg Emmel attended the 11th Annual State of Education in North Omaha Summit on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The D2 Center had a resource table, and the Summit was attended by many community members and community organizations. The featured speaker was new OPS Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Logan.
Congratulations to these D2 Center students who earned their high school diploma this past summer! Each of these students put in serious work and overcame barriers to graduate. We are so proud, and happy for you!