Ascend for Mentoring

Mentees, mentors, and program administration all benefit from setting and tracking goals in Ascend.

Ascend for Social-Emotional Learning

25% of non-academic goals set through Ascend fall into the category of SEL.

Ascend for Career and College Readiness

Goal setting can prepare students for their futures through tracking academic improvement, task management, and leadership development.

Goal-Setting and Achievement Software

Ascend helps schools and mentoring organizations set student goals, track student progress, and measure program outcomes. It’s the only goal-setting platform that uniquely serves each stakeholder in the goal-setting process: program administration, mentors, and students. 

Ascend has been used to:


Build impactful mentor-mentee relationships


Support social-emotional learning (SEL) initiatives, and


Help students reach their career and college readiness goals

In our generation, a lot of students are disillusioned with higher education. People might not want to do something really cool because of how big and stressful it might seem. But goal setting helps break those big things down into smaller pieces. And it’s really helped me.


Charlotte, NC

How Ascend Software Works


Students create goals that align with their future plans. Goals can focus on academics, behavior change, mental health, athletics, finances, literacy, and more.

Social Capital

Students invite parents, family members, teachers, counselors, peers, or mentors to help them achieve their goals. They can communicate in real-time about goal progress and completion.

Data & Insights

Administrators can measure program success and outcomes as well as identify students who may need additional support.

Learn more

Are you ready to learn more about how Ascend can help your students achieve their goals?