Who We Are
The Educational Partnership Center at the University of California, Santa Cruz increases access to higher education for underrepresented students across the Monterey Bay, Pajaro Valley, and Silicon Valley. The EPC helps educationally-disadvantaged students in our region reach and succeed in college.
What We Do
Who We Serve
Research, Evaluation & Innovation
The Research, Evaluation and Innovation team provides the EPC with:
The Educational Partnership Center uses research and evaluation to develop targeted interventions to best meet the needs of students and families, schools, and the community. Our research and evaluation work helps us to:
*Check out this podcast from Education Beat!
*Listen to this Glass Frog podcast on Collective Impact Models!
*Check out this AEA 365 article by Teresa McCaffrey, the Director of RE&I!
Strategic Plan 2021
Our Vision: every student will be prepared to access and succeed in college.
Our Mission: we build educational equity and create opportunities for underrepresented students in the communities we serve by forging partnerships and empowering students with knowledge, tools and support systems to access and succeed in college.