2014 Summer Academy

The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Program at Los Angeles Mission College is a project funded through the U.S. Department of Education to significantly improve access and success for Hispanic students and other students under- represented in these fields. As a component of the program, the STEM Summer Academy offers an academic bridge for new high school graduates and current Mission students who recently entered the College.

The five-week Academy will consist of:

5 week Math 112, 115 and 125 Boot Camps and PD workshops: for high school graduates that placed into Pre-Algebra or Elementary Algebra (minimum score of 17 required).

The eight-week Academy will consist of:

8 week Intermediate Algebra course Math 129B for all qualifying STEM students that placed in or have completed the prerequisites to enter Math 129B.

The four-week Summer Math Jam will consist of:

4 week session geared to help students prepare for Calculus. Subject covered will include Algebra, Trigonometry and Technology necessary to succeed in Calculus.

Throughout the Academy, students will be exposed to special events and activities related to STEM.

Dates and Times: (Download full schedule at bottom of page)

Math 112 (Prealgebra Boot Camp)

June 16th-July 17th (5 weeks)
Time: M-Th 8am-10:30am Boot Camp CMS 120 
10:30am-11:30am Tutoring CMS 120 

Math 115 and 125 (Elementary & Intermediate Algebra Boot Camp)

June 16th-July 17th (5 weeks)
Time: M-Th 10:30am-12:30pm  Boot Camp CMS 222 
12:30pm-1:30pm Tutoring CMS 222 

Math 129B 
June 16th- August 7th (8 weeks)

Time:
M-Th 10:30am-1:30pm Bootcamp CMS 122
1:30pm-2:30pm Tutoring CMS 122

Summer Math Jam
June 16th- July 3th (4 weeks)

Time:
M-Th 1:30pm-3:30pm Bootcamp CMS 120
2:00pm-4:00pm Tutoring In-Class

 

Student Selection:

The selection process will be conducted by the STEM Summer Academy staff and will be based on the following criteria:

  • Be a high school graduate enrolling at Mission in Fall 2014 or current Mission student
  • Completed STEM Summer Academy Application
  • High recommendation from an instructor
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in the STEM field
  • Taken the math placement test by April 30, 2014
  • A FREE program to jump start your STEM studies and career
  • A scholarly community that provides support and networking opportunities
  • Higher placement in math possible after completion of the Math Boot Camp
  • Math tutoring
  • STEM academic counseling and advisement
  • Transfer and career advisement
  • Priority participation in the STEM Program starting in Fall 2014
  • Professional and leadership skills development

Benefits:

  • A FREE program to jump start your STEM studies and career
  • A scholarly community that provides support and networking opportunities
  • Higher placement in math possible after completion of the Math Boot Camp
  • Math tutoring
  • STEM academic counseling and advisement
  • Transfer and career advisement
  • Priority participation in the STEM Program starting in Fall 2013
  • Professional and leadership skills development

STEM Program Los Angeles Mission College 13356 Eldridge Ave., Sylmar, CA 91342
Questions: Call or email Ashley Mendoza, STEM Outreach Coordinator, at 818-364-7600 x4161, MenodozAA@lamission.edu or
Marina Sangkavichai, STEM Counselor, at 818-833-3425, SangkaM@lamission.edu

Download the Summer Academy Schedule here: