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De La Salle Center

De La Salle is a 'last chance' highschool in midtown Kansas City. The school offers a printing press program in which students learn how to work the machines, make sales calls and learn professional skills that could lead to a job. The SSLP student works in the print shop, instructing the students and serving as a mentor and role model. The student may also assist in the high school.


UTSA Prep

San Antonio Pre-freshman Engineering Program (SAPREP) is a collaborative effort of local school districts, colleges and universities to encourage junior high school and high school students to begin preparing for scientific and engineering career paths in school. The program targets under-represented population groups in those fields. The student serves as a tutor and a teacher of the Research and Study class.


Swope Summer Academic Camp-Upper Room

In 2007, a study by Johns Hopkins University ranked our Summer Academic Program as one of the best summer reading programs in the country. In 1999, we started with one church and 90 students. Today, the Upper Room offers an eight-week summer reading camp for over 2,000 high-poverty children who use the summer to make substantial academic gains. In a district where reading proficiency scores fall consistently below those of neighboring districts, children who participate in the program read as high as two grade levels above their peers.

Breakthrough at Saint Andrew's School

Summerbridge at Saint Andrew’s School provides economically disadvantaged middle school children with access to a rigorous and competitive curriculum. The students take English, math, social studies, and science classes with the goal of raising test scores and instilling confidence and academic interest in the students. The student teacher is responsible for writing lesson plans and finding fun and interesting ways to present the material to their classes.


St. Mary's of the Assumption

The Higher Achievement Program (HAP) at St. Mary’s of the Assumption parish is a 6-week long summer program for 8-12 year old children providing math, literacy, and religious education. The SSLP student is responsible for a group of students, teaching math, reading, and religion in the morning, assisting in outdoor activities in the afternoon, and preparing fun events like arts and crafts projects and movie days. For two weeks the student works with the other SSLP student at Project Hospitality.


Sisters Academy of Baltimore

Sisters Academy of Baltimore educates girls of different races, ethnic groups, and religions, from families of limited economic means. The vision of the Academy is that the graduates will be well-educated, self-assured, spiritual and committed young women who will be leaders who make a difference. The student assists during the last two weeks of the regular school year and then works as part of a team to plan to implement "New Frontiers." This is the summer program for our incoming fifth graders. The student teaches Team Building and P.E.

Cristo Rey New York High School

Cristo Rey New York High School's (CRNYHS) mission is to provide inner city young men and women of all faiths with a private, college preparatory education that they otherwise would not be able to afford. Located in East Harlem, CRNYHS is one of 26 high schools in the Cristo Rey Network that have been serving America's urban children for more than a decade. Our students work one day a week during the school year in entry level jobs at some of New York's most prestigious companies to cover the majority of their cost of education.

Rosedale Summer Achievement Program

Rosedale Achievement Center works to help young girls improve in school and gain self confidence through various means including tutoring, music enrichment programs, and a summer program. It offers classes that supplement student's work during the school year and help them build and improve basic skills. The SSLP student helps in preparation for the summer program and then teaches, mentors, and builds relationships with the girls once the program begins.


Robinson Community Learning Center

The Robinson Community Learning Center works to strengthen the neighborhood through educational opportunities for people of all ages and through building healthy relationships. During the school year our participants take part in a one-on-one tutoring program and weekly enrichment workshops, which include art exploration, geography, reading clubs, writing programs and college prep. During the summer, parents have an opportunity to sign their children up for one of our three morning programs and our afternoon program (only one option for afternoon).

REACH Program at Regis High School

REACH, through a transformative middle school program, empowers high-achieving young men from underserved communities as Catholic leaders committed to faith, scholarship, and service.


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