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Academic Success Center

7:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday - Thursday 

MISSION: The Academic Success Center (ASC) empowers all students to be active and independent learners through diverse and transformative academic-support opportunities.

Along with promoting self-advocacy, accountability, and self-determination, the ASC offers the following programs and resources:

Tutoring Lab—a designated space for one-on-one peer & teacher tutoring for all subjects

Writing Lab—a designated space for tutoring and resources that helps students improve their writing across the curricula

Homework Lab—a quiet study space with accountability and academic-support resources

Academic Mentoringidentification of & individualized support for at-risk students

Online Resourcesacademic materials supporting all student abilities

Academic Workshops--department-sponsored learning opportunities

Freshman Seminar—intentional programming (e.g., study skills, life skills, and teen issues)

Tutor Training—best tutoring practices that empower, not enable, students

 

Future services include the following:

Summer Programmingpre 9th-grade coursework to help students start well

STEP Program—4-year academic-support plans for struggling students

Homework Club—compulsory homework guidance for struggling students

Writing Lab Course—semester-long specialized training for writing lab tutors

College Guidance—early preparation for finding the ideal college

Guest Speaker Seriesoutside experts providing students with engaging topics (e.g., preparing for college, creative writing, and standardized testing strategies)