AdvanceNet Success Stories
United Way Metropolitan Dallas – College Readiness
United Way of Dallas invests in the lives of youth through the “Skills to Succeed” education programs. As a result, high school students receive skills to prepare them for college and a career. The Empowerment Marketplace manages program functions online assessments. Additionally, it empowers students to pursue achievement through online courses from Accenture, Microsoft and the FDIC. The Marketplace also provides automated impact reporting for United Way and other partners. Furthermore, the Marketplace provides students a record of their achievements and automates student management. Finally, program leaders avoid hours of manual tracking. Program sponsors monitor progress in real time.
Dallas Regional Chamber- Community Engagement & Workforce Development
The Digital Career Explorer Tool provides students with a “virtual counseling” experience. During this session, they receive help planning their academic future and career. First, students take game-based assessments. Then, based on their interests and goals, students are counseled on careers and academic opportunities. Finally, we connect students to resources from multiple sectors in the community that enables them to achieve their goals.
Easter Seals & Teach4Service
AdvanceNet program technology and business processes have been used to support military family initiatives. For example, Easter Seals trains veterans and connects them to employment opportunities. Using AdvanceNet technology, they support veterans and employers nationwide. As another example, Teach4Service provides remote tutoring and support for military children, providing education and mentoring across the country. Additionally, the tutors are often spouses of active military and are paid well for their service. As a result, Teach4Service provides kids the support they need and military spouses meaningful work remotely.