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EPASA Stanford Students

EPASA mentoring and tutoring program

Get involved with EPASA!

Interested in youth, education, equity, and leadership? Want to work with middle school students in the local community? Join East Palo Alto Stanford Academy (EPASA) and become part of a longstanding legacy! Stanford students can be involved during the school year as EPASA fellows and tutor-mentors.

Please note that due to COVID-19 and distance learning protocols, all tutoring and mentoring opportunities will take place via Zoom.


  • Become actively involved in surrounding communities.
  • Gain valuable insights into the larger social and policy issues affecting student performance in local schools.
  • Develop valuable skills as a facilitator, coordinator, tutor, and mentor.
  • If eligible, you may earn Community Service Work-Study.


All EPASA participants must complete the following:

  • Quarterly training, 1.5 hours
  • Weekly learning or reflection sessions
  • Quarterly group reflection, 1 hour

EPASA school-year tutor-mentors commit to up to three hours of tutoring and mentoring per week, in addition to quarterly trainings and reflections. Tutor-mentors are highly encouraged to commit to EPASA for the full school year in order to develop quality relationships with their tutees. 

While you are only required to tutor once a week, it would be especially helpful if you could sign-up to tutor twice a week to address growing needs. 

Tuesday Thursday Friday
1:30-3pm 1:30-3pm  3-4:30pm


To protect the bond that develops between students and their tutor-mentor, we strongly encourage a year-long commitment to EPASA, especially if you're a matched tutor-mentor. Apply to participate in EPASA as a tutor-mentor.

Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis.
We especially need tutors, who can tutor in Spanish and are available on Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30 to 3pm.


For more information, please contact Priscila Garcia.