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Haas Center Tutoring and Education Programs (EdP)

Education Partnership Fellows '17-'18

Education Partnerships

The Education Partnerships program (EdP) mission is to promote educational equity in our local communities by engaging Stanford students and community youth in tutoring, education and mentoring relationships.

Education Partnerships comprises five mentoring and tutoring programs committed to the development of educational equity in our communities. The programs share an organizational structure that encourages student engagement: a Haas Center staff program director, a pool of 20 to 65 volunteer mentors or tutors, and a Stanford student leadership team of 3–7 team leaders.

Four Programs

  • Preschool Counts: Stanford students share math learning with East Palo Alto children so they are prepared to succeed in elementary school. (Partner: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School)
  • Ravenswood Reads: Stanford students are tutors in reading and language acquisition for Kindergarten-3rd graders, most of whom are learning English as a second language. (Partner: Ravenswood City School District, East Palo Alto Library)
  • East Palo Alto Stanford Academy (EPASA): Stanford students are mentors and tutors to East Palo Alto middle school students who receive academic support in language arts and mathematics, academic enrichment and one-on-one mentorship. (Partner: Ravenswood City School District)
  • High School Support Initiative: Stanford students are plugged into existing in-school and afterschool programming at local high schools, serving as mentors and tutors to high school youth. (Partners: Gunn High School, Menlo-Atherton High School, East Palo Alto Academy and Sequoia High School).

( Science in Service, a fifth EdP program, is currently on hold.)

Education Partnerships Small Grant- Applications

The Haas Center in partnership with the Education Partnership Fellows awards grants of up to $1,000 to students with education-based community outreach and research proposals that can benefit youth in low-income communities. The grants are open to individual Stanford students and student groups working with youth and education. In 2018-19 the Education Partnerships Small Grants will be administered as part of the Haas Center's Social Impact Grants.  More information can be found on the Education Partnerships Small Grant page or directly on the Social Impact Grant page.


For other questions about our Education Partnerships programs, please contact associate director, Kelly Beck.