CEDA hosts the Pathways to Education program in Winnipeg, with partnerships from the Province of Manitoba, Winnipeg School Division, Pathways to Education Canada, University of Winnipeg and the City of Winnipeg. Pathways to Education-Winnipeg program focuses on lowering high school drop outs rates, increasing access to post-secondary education and closing the “opportunity gap”
There are 4 pillars to the Pathways program which collectively provide a holistic approach that supports students to complete their education, make the transition into a successful career. The CEDA –Pathway to Education-Winnipeg program incorporates Pathways to Education Canada, four pillars of support into a Medicine Wheel model.
For more information about success rates of this program go to http://www.pathwayscanada.ca
CEDA Pathways to Education was pleased to welcome 118 students to the program and many volunteers from the U of W this fall. CEDA has partnered with the University of Winnipeg to provide volunteers for mentoring and tutoring. CEDA has also partnered with the City of Winnipeg’s North Centennial Leisure Centre to provide the space for the mentorship program. This program began in Oct and will continue to June.
Programming operates 12 months a year and works with students beginning in Grade 9 and continues to support the students until graduation of highschool.
CEDA- Pathways to Education program provides:
- Financial Support -Monthly financial incentives (bus pass, school supplies )
- Academic Support- Lending library, student and family literacy prgram, tutoring in all subject areas, learning opportunities, learning resources, computer access
- Advocacy Support - Each student is assigned 1 on 1 SPSW -Student/Parent Support Worker
- Social Support - Group mentoring activities, special mentoring, YouCan resolution training, culturally appropriate lifeskills, volunteer opportunities, employment opportunities, and cultutal activities and ceremonies.
Pathways to Education program does continuous enrollment. Students who are in grades 9, 10, and 11 who live in the catchment area is eligible. Map .
For more information on programming please call Tami at 582-7434 or drop by our office at 470 Stella Avenue.
Summer Hours are 9-5pm and Fall Hours are 9-8pm Monday to Friday.
Students and Staff at the centre
“We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.”~Franklin Delano Roosevelt
|Tutoring at the centre|
- The student centre has tutoring four nights a week Monday through Thursday from 3:30pm to 8:00pm
- We have qualified staff and volunteers who tutor in all subject areas.
- Healthy meals and snacks are provided every evening.
Education is the ticket out of poverty!
|Staff of Pathways to Education-Canada and CEDA Pathways to Education program||
University of Winnipeg Volunteer Tutors and Mentors
There is always healthy food for our students.
The Program provides activities and opportunities to help our young people develop physically, spiritually, emotionally and mentally.
- Mentorship program is Monday to Friday.
- Healthy meals and snacks provided.
- Mentorship focuses on personal Health and Wellness and Leadership Development.
- Specialty Mentoring focuses on volunteering, employment and post-secondary education.
Programming begins with a pipe ceremony and feast and starts on September 4th, 2012.For more information call Stephen at 582-7434
Volunteers Needed for Mentoring or Tutoring!
CEDA would like to give thanks to the following supporters in making this program a great success.
- Pathways to Education Canada
- Government of Manitoba
- University of Winnipeg
- Winnipeg School Division
- City of Winnipeg
- Program Volunteers
We would also like to extend our thanks to the Royal Bank, University of Winnipeg, University of Manitoba and the Winnipeg School Division for their continuous support and Partnership.