African American Students' Career and College Readiness: The Journey Unraveled (Race and Education in the Twenty-First Century)

African American Students' Career and College Readiness: The Journey Unraveled (Race and Education in the Twenty-First Century)

By: M. Ann Shillingford (editor), Jennifer R. Curry (editor)Hardback

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College and Career Readiness of African American Students: The Journey Unraveled provides a strengths-based, multi-systemic solutions approach for higher education administration, school counseling, and urban education scholars and practitioners to promote the post-secondary options of African American youth. This book is unique in that it emphasizes the origins of inequity while identifying evidence-based pathways for future success.

About Author

Jennifer R. Curry is associate dean for Programs and Services and associate professor in the counselor education program at Louisiana State University. M. Ann Shillingford is assistant professor of counselor education at the College of William & Mary.


Chapter 1: African Americans and Career and College Readiness, Jennifer R. Curry Chapter 2: Education and Race Case Law and Legislation: The Impact on the Career and College Readiness of African American Students, Jennifer R. Curry & Shandricka E. Jackson Chapter 3: A Contextualized History of African Americans in Higher Education, Berlisha Morton & Dana Hart Chapter 4: Holland Codes and STEM Careers: Cultural Values and Individual Interests in Career Development for African American Students, Tristen Bergholtz Chapter 5: Talent Development as Career Development and College Readiness in Gifted African American Youth, Andrea Dawn Frazier, Jennifer Reidl Cross, & Tracy Cross Chapter 6: Rigor, Course Choice, and Educational Excellence: Positioning African American Students for Future Success, D'Jalon Jackson Chapter 7: Supporting the Transition of African American Students with Specific Learning Disabilities into Post-Secondary Education, Sharon DeFur & Elizabeth Auguste Chapter 8: Financial Literacy and African American Students, M. Ann Shillingford-Butler, Brian Kooyman, & S. Kent Butler Chapter 9: Employability Skills and Career Development, Ashley Churbock & Lauren Treacy Chapter 10: African American First Generation College Students, Cyrus Williams, Michael Garrett, & Eric M. Brown Chapter 11: HBCUs: Relevance in Modern Education, Pamela Harris & Richelle Joe Chapter 12: PWIs and the African American Experience, Natoya Haskins & Brandee Appling Chapter 13: Engaging a Discourse of Policy Analysis and Curriculum that Addresses Poverty and Race: Democracy Through a Collective Impact Model, Jessica Exkano Chapter14: African American Males: A Career and College Readiness Crisis, Christopher T. Belser Chapter 15: African American Athletes and Higher Education, Linwood Vereen, Nicole R. Hill, & Michelle Lopez Chapter 16: Navigating Higher Education Through a Wellness Approach, M. Ann Shillingford & Amy Williams

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  • ISBN13: 9781498506861
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 378
  • ID: 9781498506861
  • weight: 703
  • ISBN10: 1498506860

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