College Program Information for COMPASS and Beacon Staff

The City's Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) Scholars program is a 2-year college credit and youth studies certificate program. The Scholars program is for people who work with youth at Beacon and COMPASS programs funded by the City.

If you are a staff member, the program can enhance your skills and provide an introduction to college. You can earn a certificate in youth studies and 12 undergraduate credits.