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Academy for College Excellence

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General Agency Information
Name:Academy for College Excellence
Alternate Name(s):ACE
Address:P.O. Box 2213
Watsonville, CA  95077
Primary Phone:831-708-8684
Description:The Academy for College Excellence sees community colleges as engines of progress and prosperity in communities. To help community colleges adapt and live up to this role, we offer ideas and tools to transform the education experience for community college students, instructors, staff and administrators. We help community colleges better serve the struggling-but-strong students now coming in search of a pathway toward upward mobility.

ELIGIBILITY: for anyone interested in a professional career in high-wage or high-demand fields;and who:
is 18 years or older or a high school graduate.
will attend community college full-time for one semester.
reads at or above a 9th grade level.
desires to improve personally, academically & professionally.
would enjoy being part of a supportive learning community.

Mission:To give underprepared community college students the opportunity to better their lives by helping them develop the academic qualifications, professional skills, and personal attributes necessary to succeed.

To “bridge” students into regular community college courses via one full-time, semester-long transformative learning environment focused on academics and self-efficacy.

To increase the number of students who emerge from community college prepared for a knowledge-work professional career with a future.
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within One Block
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Fees:Financial Aid Available
Areas Served:California (Northern)
Subject Headings
 College Entrance Support
Job Finding Assistance
Private Nonprofits
Student Financial Aid
This record last modified June 19, 2016

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