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Partners in Education
Supporting Promises2Kids Guardian ScholarsProgram
Having a mentor, a case manager, and the knowledge that people in the community care, makes all the difference.
You can be that person. Be a Partner in Education.
By becoming a Partner in Education, you will help former foster youth:
Achieve their educational dreams
Be paired with a mentor
Be exposed to career opportunities
Understand that people like you care about them
Have access to individual case management, training and tutoring
Form a network of peer support
Receive financial assistance
Partners in Education gives foster youth the support and guidance, they need to build a foundation for a successful future.
600+ Youth supported in Guardian Scholars since 2001
285 Different degrees & certificates earned
85% of Guardian Scholars complete their education
80% of all Guardian Scholars remain in San Diego post graduation
As a Partner, you will support a student for one year and receive:
A biography of the youth you are paired with
An invitation to the annual Partners in Education event to meet your Student Partner
Semester scholar stories & updates from your student
An invitation to the Guardian Scholars Awards Reception
of Guardian Scholars youth complete higher education compared to 11% nationally. Guardian Scholars encourages foster youth to pursue higher education through community college, trade school or a university degree.