Peak Education Mentor Mentee Reception

reception-05Peak Education hosted a reception at the Sonterra Grill in Colorado Springs celebrating the successful accomplishments of all those participating in the College and Career Mentoring Program. College-bound juniors and seniors receive on-going assistance throughout the year with applying for college, scholarships, and financial aid. Their mentors are business people from Biggs-Kofford, Lockheed-Martin, and Big Brothers, Big Sisters who volunteered their time helping the students navigate this unfamiliar and sometimes daunting process.… Read the rest



College and Career Readiness

limary-fmailyx300>A strong college-going culture throughout a child’s school experience is a strong predictor of college success. Peak Education students are mentored over 10 years to help them maintain good grades, behavior and attendance, and a course of action to achieve their plan for success.

Mentors and students navigate together the unfamiliar processes of applying for college, scholarships, and financial aid.

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About Us

“Peak Education helps students achieve more than they ever thought they could achieve.”
–Peak Education Scholar Thomas Gonzales.


Recognizing their deep concern for the betterment of low income students in the Colorado Springs school district Dr. H. Dalton Conner (internationally respected periodontitis) and Steven U. Mullens (attorney-at-law) established a scholarship program which was to become Peak Education. Since 1998 Dalton and Steve through Peak Education have been committed to giving hope and a better future to students who otherwise may not have been afforded the opportunity to attend college or even finish high school.

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One Student at a Time

The Front-cover-picx450mission of Peak Education is helping students access opportunities to create a new future. Since 1998, a community-based network of partners, alumni, volunteers, and sponsors have mentored students using four effective strategies, including College and Career Readiness, Leadership Development, Family Engagement, and Community Connection. Through life-enhancing experiences, students are motivated to graduate from high school within four years, enroll in and graduated from higher education programs, pursue fulfilling careers, and ultimately give back to the community.
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