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See how these three colleges have applied J-Z AMP™ in the communities they serve: Read how they've done it
Sacred Heart University runs J-Z AMP™ at John Winthrop Middle School, Bridgeport, CT
Trinity College runs J-Z AMP™ at Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy, Hartford, CT
Dwight Hall at Yale runs J-Z AMP™ at Wexler-Grant Community School and Celentano Museum Academy within the New Haven, CT public school district
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• Community Partnership – Strong partnerships must be nurtured for students to grow:
2) School Leadership
• Mentee Selection -
Mentee eligibility is based on standardized testing and 5th grade teachers’ assessment of below grade-level performance in math and reading.
• Mentor Selection, Pay and Training -
Thorough recruitment and support is essential for retention.
• Triangular Set-up -
1 college-aged mentor: 2 middle school students for 3 years (6th-8th grade)
• Content –
Free after-school Academic Tutoring / Life Skills Training / Enrichment
Activities, including Field Trips
• Location -
Inner-city Middle School location plus visits to college campus
• Tracking -
Post-program tracking / measurement of success rates (graduation) ensures accountability