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.
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
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.
Summer Science Residential Academy
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)
For additional information, contact Ursula Carrillo at (913) 627-4351.
For technical assistance, contact Greg Fay at (913) 588-7347.
Jan 08, 2016