What is Promise for the Future?
Promise for the Future is an educational initiative made possible through a partnership between Central Arizona College, the Central Arizona College Foundation, Pinal County Middle and High Schools. Promise for the Future was designed to encourage students who reside in Pinal County to remain in high school and graduate from a Pinal County high school. The Promise for the Future requirements inspires students to reach their full potential by challenging them to:
- Graduate with a minimum of a 2.75 grade point average
- Participate in 20 hours of community service (This is verified on CAC scholarship application form your senior year.)
Students who successfully meet Promise for the Future requirements (Requirements Form) will be eligible to earn a tuition-free education at Central Arizona College.
What should I know about Promise for the Future?
Eighth grade Promise for the Future presentations typically begin in the spring. Parents and families should see their middle-school guidance counselor for information regarding the date the Promise Coordinator will be at your school. For important information regarding Promise for the Future please refer to the documents linked below. Because of current school closures, CAC will be working with Pinal County middle schools to coordinate additional online information and communication to assist students and their families with Promise.
How Do I Sign Up?
Read the directions below, then CLICK on the “Enroll in Promise” button which will located on this page.
1) Complete the Promise Pledge form in its entirety, during the sign-up period from April 1, 2020 through August 1, 2020.
2) Student and parents will receive a confirmation email from the Central Arizona College notifying you the pledge was received – please keep this document for your records.
Note: Once the confirmation email is received, your Promise Pledge process is complete. Central Arizona College and the Central Arizona College Foundation will communicate with you during your high school experience to provide reminders about your Promise journey.