What is a community of learners?
- Students working collaboratively with faculty in a friendly and supportive environment
- Students with similar majors and/or career goals providing support to one another
Why participate in a community of learners?
- To receive priority registration in your math and science classes
- To transfer to a four-year college/university or enter into a health-professional program sooner than other students
- To meet other students with similar interests and career goals
What are the requirements to join the Project HOPE Community of Learners?
- You must be a currently enrolled Project HOPE student
- You must have completed or been placed into English 100 or higher
- You must have completed or been placed into Math 80 or higher
- You must currently have and maintain at least a cumulative 2.75 GPA
- You must have completed and passed with a grade of "C" or higher either COUN 101 A, COUN 101 B, COUN 101 C, or COUN 200, prior to enrolling in the Project HOPE Community of Learners
- You must complete and sign a Project HOPE Community of Learners contract each year that you participate in the program
- You must submit a current copy of your unofficial Cerritos College transcripts along with your community of learners contract
What requirements must be met while enrolled in the Project HOPE Community of Learners?
- You must participate in at least three Project HOPE activities during the course of the academic year, or during the Spring semester, for mid-year program enrollees
- You must meet with the Project HOPE counselor at least once per semester
- You must maintain a cumulative 2.75 GPA and you must earn a grade of "C" or higher in each of your community of learners classes
- You must submit an academic progress support each semester
- You must attend tutoring sessions for a minimum of 1.5 hours each month and for a minimum total of 7 hours per semester for either your math or science classes
To find out more about the Project HOPE Community of Learners, please contact us at (562) 860-2451 ext, 7847, or stop by the Project HOPE office, which is located in the Physical Science and Technology building in office PST 209.