L.A. Unified and Los Angeles Trade Tech Innovate to Create New Pathways to Higher Education

What
L.A. Unified and Los Angeles Trade Tech Innovate to Create New Pathways to Higher Education
When
10/20/2017, 9:30 AM

WHAT: Expanding on its recent agreement, Local District-South of the Los Angeles Unified School District announced today that nine more high schools will join Mervyn M. Dymally High School in partnering with Los Angeles Trade Technical College.

This partnership, called the South-Tech Pathways to Academic, Career & Transfer Success will be announced Friday, Oct. 20 at Los Angeles Trade Tech.

Among the high schools in Local District-South participating in the program include:King/Drew Medical Magnet, Rancho Dominguez Prep, Narbonne Humanities and Arts Academy and two new high schools, scheduled to open during the 2018-2019 school year. The program allows students to earn college credits while in high school.

In keeping with its mission to ensure all students are college-ready, the agreement has been extended to include continuation and options high schools such as: Avalon Continuation High School, Eagle Tree High School, Moneta Continuation High School, and Youth Opportunities Unlimited.

WHO: 
Dr. Richard Vladovic, L.A. Unified board member
Dr. George J. McKenna, L.A. Unifed board member
Vivian Ekchian, acting superintendent, L.A. Unified
Alma Peña-Sanchez, chief of staff, Office of the Superintendent
Chris Downing, superintendent, Local District-South
Laurence Frank, president, Los Angeles Trade Technical College
Jesus Angulo, director, Academic Counseling Services

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 20 at 9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Los Angeles Trade Technical College (South Tent)
               400 W. Washington Blvd.
                Los Angeles 90015


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