Health Careers Pathways Program, K-12 Programs

In partnership with Kansas City, Kansas Community College and Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools

Programs are available to students of the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools.

Eligibility Requirements:

The following eligibility requirements are for the HCPP, K-12 Programs listed above:

  • Students will have a minimum of 2.8 - 3.0 GPA respectively on a 4.0 scale.
  • Students will be classified as the grade appropriate level at the time of the program and be enrolled from one of the participating Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools.
  • Students must evidence an economically disadvantaged background or be a student in an economically disadvantaged participating Kansas City, Kansas school.
  • Junior and Senior students must have completed two Science courses (Biology and Chemistry), one Math course in Algebra and/or Calculus and one English course or equivalent.
  • Students will need to write a personal statement or essay describing his / her career interest of choice.

 

Saturday Science and Math Academy

Click here to Apply Online or download the Application Form

Academic, pro-social development (time management, team building, positive talk, relationship engagement through mentoring), cultural competency enrichment

  • 100 hour of integrated science, math and language arts instruction through applied learning
    Note: All Academy curriculum is district approved for math and science, middle and high school, Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools. A multicultural staff reflects the student population of Kansas City, Kansas.
  • 10 hours of team building components developed to acquaint students with each other and staff, share personal culture, prepare students and staff to work together in small group research projects
  • Students are notified of college entrance exam registration dates, community science programs, multcultural events, tutoring opportunities, etc.
  • Qualified Saturday Science and Math Academy students are given the first pick acceptance into Summer Science Residential Academy on the University of Kansas, Lawrence campus.
  • Kansas City, Kansas Community College offers 3 full scholarships per year that includes tuition, books and fees for qualified Summer Science Academy students.

View the outcomes report for 2009 - 2010

 

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Summer Science Residential Academy

Click here to Apply Online or download the Application Form

Academic, medical internship, pro-social, cultural competency enrichment

  • 90 hours of integrated science, math, language arts instruction
    Note: All Academy instruction is approved for district standards in science and math, Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools. A multicultural staff reflects the student population.
  • 40 hours of ACT college entrance exam preparation through Kaplan
  • 15 hours Multicultural Event Preparation and Presentation at KUMC
  • 20 hours of medical internships – KUMC, Swope Health Center, Northeast Animal Hospital
  • Poetry workshops and presentation at the Historic 18th and Vine American Jazz Museum, Blue Room

Total number of students served through SSA, 2003-2010: 158

Total number of potential high school graduates: 2003-2010: 158

Total number of SSA students to succeed in high school graduation: 2003-2010: 158

Total number of students entering college, 2003-2010: 151 students (64% STEM Majors)

View the outcomes report for 2010

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Youth Leadership and Development Corps

Youth Leadership and Development Corps students are provided opportunities to build leadership skills through educational apprentice and mentoring opportunities. YLDC students spend 20 hours in training sessions prior to co-facilitating projects with program specialists for younger students during the out of school and summer programs at KCK Community College, the University of Kansas Medical Center and the University of Kansas, Lawrence campus. Programs include areas that are important on District assessment tests. Students earn a stipend and are provided transportation for their educational work.

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Medical Internships

Students are provided the opportunity to serve in medical internships three hours per week during the school year at the University of Kansas Medical Center's Preventive Medicine and Public Health department.

For additional information, contact Ursula Carrillo at (913) 627-4351.

For technical assistance, contact Greg Fay at (913) 588-7347.

Last modified: May 02, 2012
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