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Como CPC Hours + Location: Monday-Thursday 9:00 AM-4PM, Room 1304

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2022-2023 Como CPC Update

College Access Programs at Como

Mai Chue Moua

Postsecondary Pathways Coordinator

Grade 10-12 Support

mmoua.getr@spps.org


Steven Martinez Grande

Postsecondary Pathways Coordinator

Grade 10-12 Support

Steven.Martinez.Grande@state.mn.us

Office: Room 2616

Make an Appointment at calendly.com/getreadywithmaichue

Postsecondary planning support and workshops for 10-12th grade students and their families. No application required. Available to all students in grades 10-12th.

College Possible

Morgan Henry

College Possible Coach

MHenry1@CollegePossible.org

Office: Room 2618

After school college prep program for juniors and seniors. Application Required. Recruits during spring of 10th grade and fall of 11th grade.

Upward Bound

Beka Pitassi

TRIO Upward Bound Advisor

Grades 9-12

beka.pitassi@century.edu

Office: Room 2614

Year-round college prep program for students in grades 9-12. Application required. Recruits primarily during 9th grade. Includes stipend!

Career & College Prep Opportunities at Como

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AOF offers high school students an opportunity to study all areas of business in preparing for college and/or a professional setting. AOF requires students to take certain courses during their 4 years at Como Park Senior High School. If an A or B has been maintained in the AOF courses, students will be eligible to receive 16 college credits at St Paul College. Contact your counselor for more information.

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Through AP courses, talented and dedicated AP teachers help students develop and apply the skills, abilities and content knowledge they will need later in college. Students have the option to take the end of year AP exam in order to earn college credit. Contact your counselor for more information.

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AVID is an elective program, which prepares and supports students for four-year college or university eligibility. The mission of AVID is to ensure that All students will: succeed in rigorous curriculum, complete a rigorous college preparatory path, enter mainstream activities of the school, enroll and graduate from a four-year college. Check out the AVID Registration page or contact your counselor for more information.

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Career Seminar is an elective class where students review the results of several self-assessments , research postsecondary options such as the "college track", the construction trades, the military, and going straight into the workforce. Students learn how to complete a job application, resume, cover letter, and tax and employment documents while also learning how to develop soft skills like dressing for an interview, time management, team work and more. Contact Ms. Colestock or your counselor for more information.

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Motivated juniors and seniors can earn college credits by taking University of Minnesota Twin Cities courses through the College in the Schools (CIS) program. Experience the pace and rigor of U of M courses right here at Como Park Senior High School. Succeeding in a particular CIS course can be a good indicator that you are ready for a college course. CIS also offers courses for students in the academic middle or multilingual/ELL students and considers diverse learning styles, abilities, experiences, and backgrounds. Check out the University of Minnesota Twin Cities CIS website or contact your counselor for more information.

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The Education Pathway is a small learning community that offers Como students an opportunity to study areas of education and social justice in preparing for college and/or a professional setting. The Education Pathway requires students to take certain courses during their 4 years at Como Park Senior High School. If an A or B has been maintained in the Education Pathway courses, students will be eligible to receive college credits from Minneapolis Community & Technical College. Contact your counselor for more information.

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Occupational Seminar is an elective class where you can earn high school credit when for your time working at a pre-approved internship or job. You must first take Career Seminar (see above) and meet with Ms. Colestock to have your work opportunity approved. Contact Ms. Colestock for more information.

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PSEO allows Como students in 10th-12th grade to take classes at local colleges and receive both college and high school credit. PSEO covers the students’ costs associated with tuition, books, and fees, saving students thousands of dollars in earning their college degree. Check out the Como PSEO Workshop page for more information.

Still Confused?

The difference between pre-college options can be confusing, so the University of Minnesota has created a downloadable chart that compares CIS to Advanced Placement, Postsecondary Enrollment Options, and International Baccalaureate programs. Note! International Baccalaureate is not available at Como Park Senior High School. Remember, when in doubt, contact your counselor for support.

Meet Ms. Aisha, Como CPC Coordinator

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