The Educational Enrichment Services Department includes after school hour tutoring, summer and weekend education enrichment, youth development, college and career preparation, recreation and delinquency prevention programs for youth ages 5 – 18. In addition, AYC operates Parent Education workshops and provides information, referral and translation assistance to community members as needed. These services are provided primarily out of our youth center facilities in the city of San Gabriel.
Educational Enrichment Services Registration Form & Parent Handbook:
Accelerated Children Education (ACE) Summer School Program
The ACE Summer School Program consists of all of the ACE After-School Program activities AND instruction in science, social studies, history, crafts, nutrition and physical education. The ACE Summer School Program is offered to students ages 5-14. The program starts in June when the school year ends and concludes in August when the new school year begins. The program runs Monday – Friday, from 8:30am – 6:30pm. Students can also participate in educational field trips to enhance their learning experience. English language learners or students who are performing at below grade level can get caught-up to grade level because of the individualized assessments and academic intervention. A sliding scale based on income is used to determine tuition fees for all families. Together, ACE Tutoring and Summer School Programs help students develop a well-rounded set of academic, social, and cultural skills.
>>REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN<< **Space available for Kinder, 2nd, 3rd and 5th grade ONLY. **1st, 4th and 6th-8th grade are FULL. Questions? Please call (626) 309-0425 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Project NEO Project NEO is a tutoring program for youth in grades K-8. All students are assessed and receive intervention tutoring based on California core standards in English Language Arts, Science, and Mathematics depending on academic level. Project NEO also incorporates a mentoring component, where a select group of high school students provide role modeling, social support and encouragement to Project NEO participants.
Project NEO was started as a non-profit organization by Mary Wong in 2010, and became integrated as an AYC program after Project NEO and AYC merged in late 2016. Due to the merger, AYC is now able to serve more youth in an expanded service area that includes Alhambra and Monterey Park.
For the 2019-2020 school year, AYC will be on-site at Park, Baldwin, and Ramona Elementary.
Teen Leadership Career College Program @ Jefferson Middle School
The Teen Leadership Career College Preparation (TLCC) at Jefferson Middle School (JMS) mirrors the ACE Tutoring Program. It serves students from low-income families with at-risk academic status at Jefferson Middle School in the San Gabriel Unified School District. TLCC consists of homework assistance and core California standard instruction in English Language Arts and Mathematics. The program is offered each afternoon, Monday through Friday 2:00pm – 6:30pm. Students receive intervention work in English Language Arts and Mathematics, depending on academic level. Academic level is obtained through pre and post examinations and ongoing benchmarks throughout the school year. Teachers are trained in classroom instruction and management. The end goal for JMS Satellite Program is to help students attain grade-level proficiency in core curriculum to better prepare them for a successful academic experience. A sliding scale based on income is used to determine fees for all families.
The Accelerated Children’s Education (ACE) Program After-School Program
The Accelerated Children’s Education (ACE) Program consists of homework assistance and core California standard instruction in English Language Arts, Science, and Mathematics. The tutoring program is offered Monday through Friday 2:30pm – 6:30pm. Students receive intervention and/or challenge work in English Language Arts, Science and Mathematics, depending on academic level. The academic level of each student is individually determined through assessments when they start the program each year. Progress is determined through ongoing benchmarks throughout the school year and a post assessment at the end of the year. English language learners or students who are performing at below grade level can get caught-up to grade level because of the individualized assessments and academic intervention. Tutors are trained in classroom instruction and management and maintain a ratio of 15 students or less for each teacher. The ACE program also has a library exchange program with the San Gabriel Library. ACE offers enrichment activities as well such as: dance, theater, health, art and music. Students are also involved in educational field trips to enhance their learning experience. Finally, AYC is able to provide transportation (on a first come first served limited basis) from school to AYC’s May L To Educational Center each school day. This program is free to a limited number of low-income families and a sliding scale is used to determine fees for all other families.
One-on-One Tutoring The One-on-One Tutoring Program works in conjunction with ACE and TLCC programs. It offers personalized instruction in core curriculum subjects for students in K-12. The program is offered Monday through Friday by appointment. All tutors are college level and are matched based on their areas of expertise to the needs of each student. For example, youth needing higher level math tutoring are matched with a tutor who has experience and excellence in higher level math. A sliding scale based on income is used to determine fees for all families.
The Friday Night Club (FNC) runs hand in hand with the TLCC Program. It provides a safe-haven program for low-income, at-risk youth in the community ages 6-14. It is offered as a refuge on Friday evenings 3:30pm-6:30pm to elementary and middle school students in the community. Students are able to participate in Open Recreation which can be anything from card games and board games to use of the pool table or sports in the gymnasium. Like TLCC, FNC students participate in life skills workshops such as: healthy relationships, tobacco and drug awareness, college and career education, nutrition, and other topics. Students are also involved in educational field trips and community service opportunities. The purpose of FNC is to prevent youth delinquency and gang involvement while giving these students a safe-haven where they can develop social skills, team work skills, and enjoy pro-social recreation. All youth must be enrolled within the ACE or TLCC programs, and no drop-ins are allowed.