Operation Great Expectations (OGE) is an academic and behavioral intervention strategy specifically designed for vulnerable, high risk students and is consistent with Title IV 1. Section 4101 Student Support for Academic Enrichment of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). It is a restorative program that motivates and prepares students for academic and personal success, while building resiliency. OGE links students to a broad range of activities and resources that will enable them to meet the demands of postsecondary opportunities and the 21st century workforce.
Operation Great Expectations (OGE) is an academic and behavioral intervention strategy. It is a restorative program that motivates and prepares students for academic and personal success, while building resiliency.
OGE is a service of Corporate Community Connections, Inc. (CCCI), founded in 1997 by Reverend Dr. DeForest B. Soaries, Jr., esteemed minister, author and public advocate. CCCI connects organizations to solutions and creates sustainable strategies that become embedded into the institutions.
The mission of Operation Great Expectations (OGE) is to help youth, including those with high-risk behaviors, realize their potential by building self-esteem, improving academic achievement, and developing life skills through the creation of relationships with young adult mentors who model positive behaviors while sharing their values, experiences, support and advice.
“My daughter lost her father last year. She lost her way and her education. She couldn’t find focus. Her OGE mentor really helped her get back on track, graduate high school and help her enrolled in college. I am so grateful for everyone in the OGE program. It was truly a blessing.”
LB – Mother of OGE student c/o ’21
The OGE Team
- Carla Beverly – Director
- Kelsey Carter – Program Coordinator
- Julianna Collazo – Mentor
- Brett Pinnix – Mentor
- Robert Rawls Jr – Mentor
- Vito Ross – Mentor
If interested in volunteering, becoming a mentor or more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org