Educational Talent Search
ETS is a federally funded, national TRiO program that is committed to prepare and motivate low-income, first generation junior high and high school students for success in postsecondary education. ETS seeks students who have the desire, ability, and motivation to excel in their education. Joining ETS implies students and their parents are willing to make a commitment to their future.
For more information: http://www.csuchico.edu/tsed/
Upward Bound provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. The program provides opportunities for participants to succeed in their precollege performance and ultimately in their higher education pursuits. Upward Bound serves: high school students from low-income families; and high school students from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor's degree. The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education.
For more information: http://csucub.csuchico.edu/index.html
College Connection is a partnership between Butte College and participating school districts to provide high school seniors the option of beginning college through a structured immersion experience. College Connection students are enrolled in their high school and Butte College; students complete high school requirements through a combination of class time and independent study with a CUSD teacher, while enrolling in three Butte College classes (9-11 units) each semester at Butte College. Students can earn general education credit, explore interests and majors, and enjoy a supported immersion experience prior to their “official” freshman year of college. Program advisors/teachers assist students with college scheduling and course selection, communication and time management skills, learning about college options and resources, and career exploration through community service. The program aims at to get students acclimated to the college environment and to develop savvy educational consumers.
If you have any questions, please contact either the OUHSD College Connection teacher, Mrs. Julie Decker firstname.lastname@example.org or your students high school counselor.