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EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Connect wants you to succeed in school! Whether you’re looking for help with college prep or need assistance with obtaining your GED, we can help to Connect you to the right resources.

 

Providers

Urban League of the Upstate

Ages:

9th-12th Graders


OVERVIEW

Project Ready assists students to make academic progress, benefit from cultural enrichment opportunities and develop important skills, attitudes and aptitudes that will aid in their transition from high school and position them for post-secondary success.

CONTACT

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Ages:

6 - 18


OVERVIEW

Community-Based mentoring: Bigs and Littles get together on their own to share fun activities they both enjoy. School-Based mentoring: Bigs and Littles meet for one-on-one mentoring in the classroom, school library, school computer room, neighborhood community center or other set location.

CONTACT

Adult Learning Center

Ages:

17 +


OVERVIEW

Spartanburg County Adult Education: GED Attainment and Diploma Completion

Classes offered at the following locations:

  • David Houston Center (formerly Houston Elementary), Spartanburg: GED, Diploma, ESL

  • Middle Tyger Community Center, Lyman: GED

  • Upstate Family Resource Center, Boiling Springs: GED, ESL

  • Woodruff Learning Center (Primary School), Woodruff: GED

  • Chesnee Community Center, Chesnee: GED, Family Literacy

CONTACT

Upstate ACHIEVE

Ages:

16 - 24


OVERVIEW

Helps out-of-school youth work towards completing their education, preparing for college/workforce through job internships, including WorkKeys testing, finding employment and enhancing their self-esteem through leadership skills development. 

CONTACT

SC Test Prep

Ages:

9th-12th Graders


OVERVIEW

A local resource that helps youth with educational attainment. SC Test Prep offers prep for the SAT and the ACT, tutoring, and counseling.

CONTACT

 

 

Resources

CareerOneStop

Search for scholarships, fellowships, grants and prizes to assist with your college tuition.

 

College Scorecard

Find the right college for you!

 

Strive for College

Strive is a free online community where aspiring college students connect with dedicated mentors to receive one-on-one guidance and support through the college admissions and financial aid application process. 

SC Test Prep

A local resource that helps youth with educational attainment. SC Test Prep offers standardized testing courses, tutoring, and counseling. 

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