Alexandra Wettlaufer (12/13 Acting), Director CLA 2.102, Austin, TX 78712-1250 • 512-471-1442
Plan II/KIPP Partnership Information Session
Thu, April 2, 2009 • 3:30 PM • Applications are due Friday, April 10 by 5pm in the Plan II office.
Applications available and must be turned in at the Plan II Honors office, WC Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven. The Plan II/KIPP Partnership is a one-hour course which is centered around Plan II students mentoring middle school students at KIPP* Austin College Prep, a local public charter school serving low-income, predominantly minority youngsters. Mentors will be deeply immersed in issues related to education reform and (in)equality of educational opportunity, and in promising strategies for addressing such issues. Adjunct Professor Grant Thomas, who has 30 years of experience with school-based youth mentoring programs and has served on the KIPP Austin Board since 2003, will provide additional assistance. Application is limited to students who will be second or third year students during the 2009-2010 school year.