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Educators Rising
Educators Rising is a program that offers Fridley High School students hands-on teaching experience and lessons to cultivate skills they need to be successful educators.

While participating in the Educators Rising NWSISD program, students meet with speakers, tutor younger students at elementary and middle schools within the seven collaborative districts, attend college tours that provide information regarding their education programs, plan and facilitate a community involvement project, participate in a one day job shadow experience and further their career skills by participating in a year-end leadership conference. Click here to learn more about Educators Rising

Essence Girls Mentorship Program
The Essence Mentorship Program is a female program that provides out-of-school educational experiences which include service and leadership learning, college and career conferences, and college visits. Students attend meetings twice a month during the school year to work on curriculum which focuses on four constructs: Expectations, Aspirations, Opportunities, and Achievement. Click here to learn more about the Essence program

Step Up Mentorship Program
The Step Up Mentorship Program teaches young men to learn what it takes to succeed during high school, their post secondary career, and beyond for continued opportunities the rest of their lives. The program is for students in grades 9-12. Meetings are held twice monthly during the school year, to work on academic portfolios with these concepts in mind - Grade 9: Increase Expectations, Grade 10: Define Aspirations, Grade 11: Seize Opportunities, Grade 12: Commit to Achievement.  Click here to learn more about Step Up 

CONTACT

EDUCATORS RISING
Susan Samaha

FHS advisor
763-502-5063

ESSENCE GIRLS MENTORSHIP
Ashley Reed
FHS Essence Advisor
763-502-5743

STEP UP MENTORSHIP
Justin Reese
FHS Step Up Advisor
763-502-5638

Aloda Sims
FHS Step Up Advisor
763-502-5406