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Fact Sheet

NACEE has served the community for over 37 years, providing educational support opportunities to low-income and first-generation students.

Executive Director/President Dr. Earnest L. Davis
Funded Sources U.S. Department of Education Washington, DC
Member Council for Opportunity in Education
National College Access Network
Students Served 9,534 (FY 2009-2010)
Retention Rate 97.59%
Students Enrolled in Postsecondary 77.09%
Programs Number Served
Educational Opportunity Center 5,097
Educational Talent Search 1,045
Veterans Upward Bound 125
Upward Bound 67
Upward Bound Math/Science 63
Student Profile NACEE serves a minimum of 67% low-income, first-generation participants yearly.
Service Area  Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, Morgan and Winston.
 Satellite Offices Cullman, Decatur, and Scottsboro


Services Provided

We provide services that remove barriers to postsecondary education. Services include: academic assessments, career inventories, financial aid assistance, college admission assistance, tutoring, ACT prep, and many others. NACEE has a dedicated group of volunteers and staff who meet the needs of this community.