• “Our field trips also help parents because they can come along with us to learn about how a college campus works. They are shown around by a student guide who answers their questions about financial aid and admission requirements.”

    Miguel Ibarra

     

Projects

Washington STEM: An Afterschool STEM Program for Hispanic Students 21st Century, Qunicy and Highland, WA Washington STEM and NLA have teamed up! In this year-long program, students will learn about alternative energy production in Central…
In 2014, multiple GEAR UP NLA partner school districts including Oroville, Tonasket, Brewster and Manson were approached by scientists from NASA and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo to join the Research and Education Collaborative Occultation…
NLA partners with seven rural school districts to provide afterschool enrichment and academic support through 21st Century Community Learning Center projects. Utilizing innovative learning tools such as Math Whizz and the Age of Empires video…
Even with limited resources, schools far from urban centers are making real-world connections The need to prepare young students for STEM careers is urgent. That’s even true in Washington state, ranking fourth nationally for technology-based…
The Learning and Achievement Center (El Centro de Aprendizaje y Dessarrollo) serves as NLA’s headquarters as well as a community technology center in downtown Wapato, WA.
This GEAR-UP partnership has served 1500 6th–12th grade students over six years in seven school districts in remote Central Washington: Oroville, Bridgeport, Brewster, Lake Chelan, Omak, Tonasket and Manson.
Quincy State GEAR UP Program The Quincy State GEAR UP program served an initial 76 students of the graduating class of 2011, helping them and their parents learn about and prepare for postsecondary opportunities. A…
Mexico en Wapato is a unique collaboration partnering Wapato families from Mexican heritage, Wapato community organizations, including Sister Rose House, the Northwest Learning and Achievement Group, Wapato Literacy Project, Wapato Public Library, the City of…
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