Serving students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds from 7th grade through completion of college, Peak Education empowers individuals to reach their potential by expanding educational choices, vision and dreams for the future. The key is our unique, community-based combination of college and career readiness curriculum; deep mentoring relationships; leadership development and service-learning; and family engagement.
Founder Dr. H. Dalton Connor created Peak Education with a simple, compelling vision: Keep talent from being wasted. We empower our scholars to take ownership of their educational journey and equip them with the knowledge and resources to make choices that will lead to reaching their full potential. Our scholars achieve a 100% on-time high school graduation rate and a 90% college and university enrollment rate.
•Mentors for high school juniors and seniors
•Industry partners who are looking for high potential candidates for internships
•Volunteers to support our personalized college and career counseling program
Peak Ed scholar Keenan Wright is the Harrison Schools’ only Gates Millennium Scholar. He is pursuing a doctorate at Michigan after graduating from Colorado College.
“When I needed to talk over goals or have a scholarship application or essay read, I reached out to Peak Ed. They helped me a lot to win scholarships. The best was the Gates Millennium which will cover my studies through a doctorate. They showed me the way.” — Keenan Wright, CC Gates Millennium Scholar