Contact InformationFor more information on college access programming, please contact Nicole Jensen.
The Center for Community and Learning Partnerships has a large commitment to college access and success. Focused mainly on Boston Public Schools within the neighboring community, the Center offers many programs and initiatives, including a BPS Pipeline that creates opportunities, access and success in high school and higher education.
Architecture, Construction, and Engineering (ACE)
The Boston chapter of the Architecture, Construction, and Engineering (ACE) program is run collaboratively through several area construction companies. The program seeks out high school students interested in ACE fields and pairs them one-on-one with an industry mentor.
Dual Enrollment allows Boston Public High school seniors to earn college credit while also receiving credit toward a high school diploma. This program is aimed at students who have an interest in STEM fields and Wentworth.
FIRST Robotics is a national program that encourages high school student development in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) disciplines by combining hands-on learning and interdisciplinary projects with college mentors.
Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (AMP)
LSAMP is a grant overseen by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Its purpose is to build best practices to promote retention and recruitment for underrepresented populations, particularly in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math.
NEXT is an after school program with the aim of providing Boston Public High School sophomores and juniors assistance with the college application process through workshops, mentoring, and teambuilding exercises.
The Ramp program is a new initiative housed at the Center for Community and Learning Partnerships. It is a six-week bridge program specifically geared toward Boston Public High School students majoring in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) at Wentworth.
The SAT Prep Program, run jointly by Wentworth Institute of Technology and Simmons College, proposes to help close the gap in SAT achievement for Boston Public Schools students in order to facilitate a wider range of access to college opportunities.