Academic Year Program

Upward Bound Coordinators maintain regular contact with participants, meeting with them in their high schools and arranging workshops, field trips and attendance at cultural events. The following services are provided:

  • Academic Instruction
  • Academic and Skill Building
  • Tutoring
  • Academic Advising
  • Personal Counseling
  • Career Exploration
  • ACT Preparation
  • College Search, Campus Visits, Application Assistance
  • Financial Aid Information Workshops
  • Leadership Development
  • Cultural Events and Field Trips

Upward Bound Coordinators visit each target school identified in the Upward Bound grant a minimum of twice per month during the academic year. Coordinators may meet with Upward Bound students in an individual, per grade level, or large group setting. Upward Bound students are expected to attend all regularly scheduled bi-monthly visits in their school. The following information is a general curriculum covered during the fall semester of the academic school year. Curriculum may be subject to change.

September 2018

Group meeting(s) for all students, including new September admits.

TSCs provide yearly school calendar, student schedules for fall semester, and update contact information, if necessary.

Grade level meetings.

September 2018: Meetings #1/2

All Students:

  • Meeting Agenda
  • Complete yearly information update sheets (addresses, e-mail and phone #’s)
  • Program Benefits
  • Fun College Questions

Mailings Home:

  • October 13th Workshop flyer & registration postcard (all)
  • Student Leadership Conference & STEM Overnight Trip (select students only)

October 2018

Grade level meetings.

October 2018: Meetings #1/2

All Students:

  • Meeting Agenda
  • High School Activity Log
  • Peer Tutoring form
  • ICAN Calendar

Grade 12:

  • ACT Dates
  • FAFSA
  • College and Career Planning Guide

Grade 11:

  • ACT Dates
  • College Visits
  • College and Career Planning Guide

Grade 10:

  • Financial Literacy Inventory
  • EQ Pre Test

Mailings Home:

  • November 10th Workshop

November 2018

Grade level meetings.

November 2018: Meetings #1/2

All Students:

  • Meeting Agenda

Grade 12:

  • College and Career Planning Guide
  • Senior Year Skills

Grade 11:

  • Next Step College Workbook

Grade 10:

  • Time Management
  • Time for Everything Workbook

Mailings Home:

  • December 8th Workshop flyer & Adam Carroll Scholarship Night

December 2018

Grade level meetings.

December 2018: Meetings #1/2

All Students:

  • Meeting Agenda

Grade 12:

  • Studying for Success
  • Scholarship Essays

Grade 11:

  • Active and Passive Learning
  • Building Study Skills

Grade 10:

  • Stress Management
  • Stress Test