PUENTE Today Fall 2020

PUENTE Today Fall 2020

As the COVID-19 crisis persists, PUENTE has remained laser-focused on continuing to build bridges to education for our students and their families.

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Summer Learning Goes Virtual

Summer Learning Goes Virtual

PUENTE's summer session has gone virtual this year due to Covid-19. This year more than ever, summer bridge learning helps close the achievement gap by mitigating “learning loss.” Our children's summer camp is bringing daily STEAM-based instruction to 100 TK-6th grade...

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Chun Wong Appointed as Board Chair

Chun Wong Appointed as Board Chair

LOS ANGELES, CA (JULY 14, 2020) We are pleased to announce that PUENTE Learning Center’s Board of Directors appointed business leader Chun Wong as the organization’s new Board Chair. Wong has been an active Board member at PUENTE, previously serving as Board...

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Meet Valerie

Meet Valerie

To keep up with her distance learning during the COVID-19 crisis, PUENTE second-grader Valerie Ruiz needed a computer. PUENTE showed up at her doorstep to deliver a laptop (at a safe distance), and we called Valerie’s mom to share resources about getting internet...

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Charter School Interim Principal Appointed

Charter School Interim Principal Appointed

PUENTE is pleased to share the appointment of Brenda Meza as PUENTE Charter School Interim Principal, effective as of July 1st. She has most recently served as PUENTE Charter School’s Dean of Curriculum and Instruction. “Brenda has brought a depth and breadth of...

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2020 College and Career Scholarship Recipients

2020 College and Career Scholarship Recipients

On Friday, May 15, 2020, we announced to our new scholarship recipients from our College and Career Program that they are the winners of our $1,000 scholarship award. Congrats to these outstanding students who will continue to inspire us all as they embark on their...

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Connecting with Students to Achieve

Connecting with Students to Achieve

“When I have questions about financial aid or student loans, I always come to [my case manager] Guillermo. He always has answers for me. Guillermo gives me confidence in the decisions I make.” – Bryan, PUENTE College and Career student The challenges faced by many...

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PUENTE Leadership Announcement- CEO

PUENTE Leadership Announcement- CEO

LOS ANGELES, CA (MAY 21, 2020) We are pleased to announce Jerome Greening as Chief Executive Officer at PUENTE Learning Center. Jerome Greening was named to the CEO position after serving as Interim CEO since October 2018. Jerome brings extensive experience working in...

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Helping PUENTE Students During COVID-19

Helping PUENTE Students During COVID-19

We hope that you are taking great care during this unprecedented time in our lives. The COVID-19 pandemic is challenging for all of us, but especially for the PUENTE students and their families who come to PUENTE for learning and community. Following the health and...

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