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East Los Angeles College

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Jardin de STEM

Marina Rueda Juarez, Project Director
Funded by the US Department of Education (HSI)

Funding amount of ~ $6M
Funding period 2016 - 2021

Goal 1 - Support rapid completion of remedial coursework

Goal 2 - Help Hispanic, low-income and first generation students navigate college decisions

Goal 3 - Develop a supportive summer academy and cohort design to accelerate progress through the initial year of STEM study

Goal 4 - Deliver sustainable pathways for STEM careers for Hispanic students

The Jardin de STEM project is ELAC’s US Department of Education Hispanic Serving Institutions STEM grant. The central focus is to increase the number of students who progress through STEM “pipelines”