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Pathways to Education

Pathways to Education Kingston

Pathways to Education is a unique community-based program designed to increase high school graduation rates in designated neighbourhoods, and support students to successfully transition to post-secondary education, training or meaningful employment.  The program focuses on helping high school youth through tutoring, mentoring, financial support, and advocacy. Through the collective power of partnerships, Pathways to Education’s innovative program is preparing youth for tomorrow and working to break a cycle of poverty. The Pathways to Education program has helped over 800 students in Kingston since 2010 and is now available in 21 communities across Canada.


The Pathways to Education program offers:
• Academic tutoring sessions in all subjects
• Mentoring activities including field trips, campus tours, YMCA memberships, training and skill-building opportunities
• Financial incentives such as school lunch vouchers and No Frills grocery cards
• Post-secondary scholarships for $500 for each year enrolled in the program
  up to $2000 after four years
• Assistance with career exploration and planning post-secondary options for all students

In the following video, meet Marcus and Jay and discover why they are passionate about the Pathways to Education program in Kingston, Ontario.


Eligibility/ Enrollment

All high school students who live in the catchment area 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 can I 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:

Lisa Lund
Interim Manager
Pathways to Education
Phone: 613.507.7107 ext. 2109
Petra Hanson
Student/Parent Support Worker Representative
Pathways to Education
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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