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Academic Pathways Program at Iona

The Academic Pathways program, formerly known as ASSET, provides elementary and middle school students with a positive atmosphere that encourages a sense of self-¬worth and achievement. College mentors work on an individual basis with the students to develop a relationship that ensures learning.

What is Academic Pathways?

Academic Pathways is an after-school educational enrichment and tutoring program housed at Iona College. Tutoring is provided both by professional program staff and by enthusiastic college student volunteers, the majority of whom are studying to become teachers in Iona’s accredited Education program.

Who can receive tutoring?

The program serves children in grades K-8. Priority is given to students in the New Rochelle community who speak a language other than English at home, are eligible for the National School Lunch Program, and/or receive supplemental academic support at school.

What are the services?

We offer...

  • Bussing to the program (within the New Rochelle school district)
  • Snack and drinks
  • Homework assistance
  • Access to a suite of Chromebooks for homework and enrichment
  • Books and educational enrichment activities
  • In-house enrichment opportunities offered by faculty and students at Iona College
  • Special events: Trick-or-treating in the residence halls, Christmas potluck, Easter egg hunt, and spring field day

Schedule, Location, Hours and Fees

  • We run fall and spring semester-long sessions and follow Iona College's academic calendar. We are not open when New Rochelle public schools are closed or have a half day.
  • The program runs from 4-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday when in session.
  • Tutoring takes place in Amend Hall (first floor) on Iona's campus. Staff is only available Monday through Friday, 4-5:30 p.m., when in session, or by appointment.

Contact

If you are interested in learning more about Academic Pathways, please contact:
Angela Campbell, Ed.D.
academicpathways@yahoo.com