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As a result of its work as an intermediary on the PSI, NYEC has created several publications and presentations, as well as tools for the use of the sites.  Please click on product name to download.


Promoting Postsecondary Success of Court-Involved Youth: Lessons from the NYEC Postsecondary Success Pilot: NYEC is pleased to is pleased to announce its newest publication, Promoting Postsecondary Success of Court-Involved Youth: Lessons from the NYEC Postsecondary Success PilotPromoting Postsecondary Success of Court-Involved Youth is based on in-depth interviews with seven PSI sites that work with court-involved students as part of their PSI programs. The paper includes an overview of relevant research, highlights practices that were implemented by the PSI sites to support postsecondary access and success of court-involved students, and provides recommendations for practice and policy and systems change. 

Click here to download the executive summary. Click here to download the full publication.

Promoting Postsecondary Success of Court-Involved Youth 


Other Presentations and Publications: In the third year of the Initiative, NYEC is continuing to develop additional briefs and presentations in order to disseminate the outcomes from the PSI to the broader NYEC membership as well as the national audiences in order to build the national movement towards postsecondary access and success of disconnected youth.

Selected Presentations and Publications for NYEC Membership and National Audiences:

Selected Internal Webinars and Presentations:


NYEC has established reporting requirements and data collection protocols in order to track progress towards PSI goals and outcomes in the areas of program implementation, student retention and completion, and systems change.

Selected Reporting Tools: NYEC has established reporting requirements to track progress towards desired PSI outcomes. These reporting tools support our efforts in tracking the PSI sites' progress, capturing the nature of work at each PSI site, identifying promising practices in engaging disconnected youth onto postsecondary pathways, and identifying challenges and opportunities for practice improvements and systems change.

Selected Data Tools: Brandeis University, in collaboration with partners NYEC, JFF, and YouthBuild USA, have developed and implemented a common reporting system across the Initiative and have created data reporting tools and guidelines for the use of the PSI sites in order to collect quality data on the Initiative.


For more information about the PSI, please contact Yelena Nemoy at

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