Academic Center of Excellence at Echo Park
Academic Center of Excellence(ACE) is a University of California Office of the President Community and Faith - Based Partnership Initiative. ACE is an academic outreach program dedicated to serving the community of Echo Park and its surrounding areas. ACE seeks to provide the supplemental educaitonal resources necessary to foster the academic competitiveness of students in the community. ACE's goal is to increase the numbers of students in low income and educationally disadvantaged communities who enrolls in two and four year institutions of higher education. The services established or ACE plans on establishing is tutoring, mentoring, SAT Prep Class, ACT testing, Financial Aid Workshops, College Advising, Academic Advising, and volunteer opportunities. ACE also hopes to empower parents by holding parent workshops, which can include anything from informing parents on the educational process, to financial literacy, to health awareness.