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Pathways to Education

Pathways to Education Kingston

Pathways to Education is a unique community-based program designed to help reduce the high school drop-out rate in designated neighbourhoods. The program focuses on helping high school youth through tutoring, mentoring, financial support, and advocacy. The Pathways to Education model has already proven successful at reducing drop-out rates and increasing the number of students who go on to post-secondary education and is now available in 17 communities across Canada, including Kingston.

The Pathways to Education program offers:
• Free tutoring sessions in all core subjects
• Free social mentoring groups/outings
• Financial incentives such as bus tickets or school lunch vouchers
• Post-secondary scholarships for $1000 for each year enrolled in the program
  up to $4000 after four years

• Assistance with career exploration and post-secondary options

Eligibility/ Enrollment

For the 2014-2015 school year, all students who live in the catchment area and are entering Grade 9 - 12 are eligible to register for the program. The boundaries of the catchment area are Conacher Drive south to Raglan Road and Division Street east to the Cataraqui River.

How to join the Program?

If you are a student from the above catchment area and you would like to find out how to join The Pathways to Education Program - you or your parent/guardian can contact:

Cindy Smith
Program Secretary
The Pathways to Education Program
Phone: 613-507-7107
Petra Hanson
Student/Parent Support Worker Representative
The Pathways to Education Program
Phone: 613-507-7107

Pathways to Education Kingston is located at 263 Weller Avenue, at the corner of Weller Avenue and Compton Street.  Phone: 613-507-7107    Email:


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