Educational Re-Engagement Program

Educational Re-Engagement Program

Returning to complete high school can prove difficult for people who left for family, health, or other reasons. NAYA is pleased to offer our Educational Re-engagement Program, precisely to help people in this situation.

NAYA offers:

  • 1:1 coaching
  • Tutoring
  • High school diploma supports
  • GED test preparation
  • Transportation assistance
  • Mentorship
  • Child care
  • Technology assistance
  • College and career coaching

Enroll for the quickest path to getting a high school diploma or GED and build toward obtaining a living wage career.

Eligibility criteria:

A. Youth ages 14–21 who are defined as a dropout under ORS 339.505, and not exempt from attending public school under ORS 339.030;

B. Youth ages 14–21 who are referred by any of the following:

  • Oregon Youth Authority
  • Department of Human Services
  • Juvenile Court Judges
  • A County Juvenile Department
  • A Federally-Recognized Tribe (or agency thereof)
  • A School District, or
  • An Education Service District

C. Youth ages 14–21 who are not enrolled in school, and have not earned a high school diploma or GED

D. Youth ages 16–21 who are enrolled in a public high school, initially enrolled in high school one or more years prior, and have earned 3 or more credits fewer than the expected number of credits to be earned based on the duration of enrollment

E. Must be at least 14 years and under 21 years of age on the first day of the reporting school year or, if unknown, on September 1 of the reporting year [September 1, 2021 for year 1 (July 30, 2021–June 30, 2022) and September 1, 2022 for year 2 (July 1, 2022–June 30, 2023)].

  • If the youth’s eligibility is based on Criterion D (being at least 3 credits behind their peers in credits), they must not be younger than 16 years at reengagement program enrollment.

F. Limited space available for youth 21–24 who don’t meet the above requirements