As a member of the Parents' Association, our mission is to give support
to ensure the success of the Upward Bound Program and its students and/or
low-income families. We commit ourselves to uphold the policies, rules
and regulations of the program.
We will also help to provide support to enable the Upward Bound students
to pursue higher education through preparatory courses throughout the
academic year and the summer residential program.
We will further promote and support the cultural enrichment, tutorial
component, counseling and all other aspects of the program.
Our goal is to provide on-going support for the Upward Bound students.
Our objectives are:
1. establishment of a scholarship fund, which will be labeled “Parents’
Association Scholarship Fund”.
2. to give each year, a scholarship to at least one graduating senior.
3. to provide assistance on field trips and other activates.
The officers of the association will be chosen on a regular basis unless
more than one person volunteers for a particular office, an election
will be held. The term of office for all officers: The President, Vice-President,
Secretary and Treasurer, will be one year from September 1, to August
For Parents’ Association Officers: President: Coordinate meeting, prepare agenda with
the assistance of the Director. Schedule meetings and assist with program
activities. Vice-President: Assist the President during meetings;
represent the President in his/her absence. With the assistance of the
President, coordinate fundraiser and fun activities for the parents. Treasurer:Manage the funds of the fundraisers and keep accurate records
of the budget. Secretary: Record minutes and records.
All parents will be responsible to assist the students and the program
in whole, toward educational enrichment.