ASPIRE

ASPIRE

An after school program focusing on creating a culture of learning centered around our first core value, fostering the belief that all children can learn through constant support and guidance. LEARN utilizes the Capturing Kid’s Hearts Model, which holds as one of its tenets that if you capture a kid’s heart, then you capture their mind.

ASPIRE enrolling for 2017-18 at:
Cortada, New Lexington, Potrero, Shirpser & Wilkerson in El Monte & Emerson in Pomona

Register online

Only online registration will be accepted.  Paper registration forms will declined.

We are also still accepting registration forms for a waitlist at the other schools in El Monte City School District.

Core Components 

By focusing on LEARN’s 5th core value, which is to support rigorous and meaningful instruction with applicable connections to the real world, LEARN works to create environments of exploration and learning through hands-on activities focused on student interests and classroom knowledge.  LEARN works to understand the direction and goals of the leadership at each school.  By working with school leadership, LEARN works to focus on the specific needs of each site.

Common Core Alignment

In conjunction with LACOE, LEARN works on professionally developing their staff to support common core needs of students, such as lesson planning around English Language Arts and Mathematics.

Enrichment focused on College-Career Awareness 

As an educational agency focused on post-secondary success of students and families, LEARN’s ASPIRE Program weaves a curriculum of College Access and Career Awareness throughout the school year curriculum.  This is done through ASPIRE’s Keys to College Program which is a curriculum developed for 4th to 8th grade focusing on age appropriate themes around college readiness and career awareness and most importantly, making connections with interests and post secondary endeavors. This curriculum is in full implementation at the El Monte City School District. LEARN is also a partner organization through a grant from Southern California Edison in the Parents as Partners college access initiative that educates and helps parents navigate the road to college for their children skills.

If you would like more information on how you could help support LEARN’s programs, please visit our donation page.

Program Sites

Cleminson, Cherrylee, Gidley, Rio Vista, Shirpser, Wright, Rio Hondo, Columbia, Cortada, Durfee, Legore, New Lexington, Potrero, Wilkerson

LEARN is an Equal Opportunity Non-profit Organization committed to providing all employees and program participants an environment free of discrimination and harassment regardless of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

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