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Community Partner

  • Center for Educational Partnerships at the University of California, Irvine – Coordinating Entity
  • Santa Ana High School
  • Santa Ana College
In fall 2016, BTE-Santa Ana launched with 50 students. During the three-year program students participated in a number of activities, including:
  • Academic tutoring: Undergraduate students provided Saturday and after school structured tutoring sessions.
  • Study groups: Saturday sessions also included small group study organized by subject area.
  • Academic advising: Supported students in developing individual academic plans and updated monthly, complemented by personal interest inventories.
  • Higher education workshops: Sessions taught students about academic requirements, choosing a major, and skills needed to be successful in college.
  • Symposia series and field trips, tours and demonstrations: Students learned about college and careers through demonstrations from CSS employees, as well as college tours.
  • Employability workshops and mentoring and career coaching: Students learned about career skills such as communication, responsibility and stress management, as well as one-on-one and group coaching from CSS employees and UCI undergraduates.