|What is it?||Pathways to Education™ provides key supports to ensure that youth successfully complete high school, continue on to post-secondary programs and become actively engaged in their career development.|
|Area of focus||
Transition to Post-Secondary
|Agency/ Provider||Regent Park Community Health Centre|
Pathways strives to increase academic retention, attainment and success for high school students. The program works in partnership with parents, community agencies, volunteers, local school boards and high school staff to provide four types of support:
1. ACADEMIC: Tutoring is provided in five core subjects four nights a week.
2. SOCIAL: Group mentoring as well as specialty and career mentoring provide a venue for students to explore academic, social and career opportunities through extra-curricular activities.
3. FINANCIAL: Bus tickets tied to school attendance; bursaries upon acceptance into an accredited public post secondary program.
4. ADVOCACY: Student-Parent Support Workers help build stable relationships, monitor school attendance, academic progress and program participation, and advocate on behalf of the students when the parents are unable to do so themselves.
Students living in Regent Park & Moss Park* who are currently enrolled in grades 9-12.
*Catchment area: north side of King Street to the south side of Gerrard Street, and east side of Sherbourne Street to the Don Valley River.
|Languages Served||The program is in English.|
Sharmini Fernando (Program Director)
|Client Outreach and Support Tips||Registration flyer and form are available online. See above link.|