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10,000 Degrees College Opportunities Summit

YOUR ROADMAP TO COLLEGE

The 10,000 Degrees College Opportunities Summit is a summer college success program that focuses on supporting rising high school seniors prepare for their senior year and beyond through a *FREE* weeklong series of virtual workshops and activities with recent college graduates. We firmly believe in helping students reach their full potential regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, documentation status, or socioeconomic background.

YOU’LL LEARN…

  • Why college is an option for you
  • How to build a college list
  • How to research and explore different college pathways
  • Tips for navigating through your senior year
  • Tips for growing your advocacy skills
  • And much more!

WHEN IS THE 10,000 DEGREES COLLEGE OPPORTUNITIES SUMMIT?

Students will Zoom in virtually from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday through Friday on the following weeks:

  • July 18–22, 2022, for students attending…
    • Marin County: Tomales High School, San Marin High School, Novato High School, Marin Oaks High School, Terra Linda High School, San Rafael High School, Madrone High School, Redwood High School, Archie Williams High School, Tam High School, Tamiscal High School, or San Andreas High School
    • West Contra Costa Unified School District: John F. Kennedy High School or Sylvester Greenwood Academy
  • July 25-29, 2022, for students attending…
    • Sonoma County: Sonoma Valley High School, Creekside High School, Archbishop Hanna High School, Elsie Allen High School, Piner High School, Healdsburg High School, Casa Grande High School, Petaluma High School, Rancho Cotate High School, Laguna High School, Santa Rosa High School;
    • San Francisco Unified School District: Balboa High School, Burton High School, Ida B. Wells High School, Thurgood Marshall High School, Abraham Lincoln High School, Downtown High School, or San Francisco International High School;
    • Napa County: Calistoga High School, Napa High School, American Canyon High School, St. Helena High School, or Valley Oak High School;
    • East Side Union High School District: Yerba Buena High School; Andrew P. Hill High School, or Independence High School; 
    • Or Lake County: Lower Lake High School

If you do not attend one of the schools above you will be placed on a waitlist based on program space availability. Students will be notified by Friday, July 1 if they have been assigned a program session. 

WHEN IS THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER?

To receive Zoom access information and workshop materials, students attending the July 18-22 session must register by July 13, 2022, and students attending the July 25-29 session must register by July 20, 2022.

WILL THERE BE ANY INFORMATION FOR PARENTS? 

There will be a Parent Night in English and Spanish both weeks! Parent Night for parents and guardians of students who are attending July 18-22 will be on July 20 at 6pm. Parent Night for parents and guardians of students who are attending July 25-29 will be on July 27 at 6pm. No separate registration required.

Parent’s and Guardian’s are invited to learn…

  • What their students senior year will look like
  • What their students options are post high school and their respective admission requirements
  • How 10,000 Degrees can support them during their senior year and beyond

WHEN WILL I RECEIVE THE ZOOM LINKS FOR THE WORKSHOPS AND PARENT NIGHT? 

Students and Parents will begin receiving links in early July to the email they provided when registering.

CAN I PARTICIPATE IN OTHER “COLLEGE ACCESS” PROGRAMS AT THE SAME TIME?

Yes! If a student participates in another college access program that provides similar services to 10,000 Degrees, they can still participate in the 10,000 Degrees College Opportunities Summit, provided that it does not conflict with other summer programming offered by other college access organizations.

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE 10,000 DEGREES COLLEGE OPPORTUNITIES SUMMIT?

Students attending a partner high school site will have access to *FREE* year-round workshops and support from a near-peer 10,000 Degrees Fellow. Students will receive email and text updates for upcoming financial aid workshops, college application workshops, and other events to support their matriculation to college. 

For more information, contact:

Hugo Que
Interim Director Of College Access, Marin & Contra Costa

Phone: 707.328.4402
Email: hque (at) 10000degrees.org

Jose Jimenez
Director of College Access, San Francisco & South Bay

Phone: 415.599.6408
Email: jjimenez (at) 10000degrees.org

Eli Weinzveg
Director of College Pathways, Sonoma, Lake & Napa

Email: eli.weinzveg (at) 10000degrees.org

Liz Perez
Interim Director Of College Access, Marin & Contra Costa

Phone: 707.328.4041
Email: lperez (at) 10000degrees.org