C. O. R. E.
C.O.R.E. (Creating Opportunities to Reach Excellence) is an after-school program that focuses on cultural identity, leadership development, academics, governance, mentoring and community service housed within participating middle and high schools in Alexandria, Arlington and Fairfax County public schools. C.O.R.E. chapters are led by volunteer faculty and staff from each participating schools working closely with LLT Board of Directors, LLT fellows and Madrinas.
C.O.R.E. High Schools - T.C. Williams (Alexandria City Public Schools), Wakefield and Yorktown in Arlington, VA
C.O.R.E. Middle Schools - Thomas Jefferson MS in Arlington, VA and George Washington MS (Alexandria City Public Schools) (A
E. L. I. T. E.
The E.L.I.T.E (Exemplifying Leadership in a Team Environment) High School Academy is a leadership and branding program designed to guide and prep high school students around personal branding, mentoring/networking skills, leadership development, social etiquette and self-promotion to gain the skills needed for college entrance and job readiness. Applications for the class of 2020-21 will post in summer 2020 to begin the selection process.
The STEM Middle School Mentoring Program, also known as "Latina Labs" is a mentoring platform that focuses on exposing young Latina students to hands-on activities centered on STEM careers - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Through Latina Labs, students have an opportunity to meet with Latina professionals in S.T.E.M. fields and learn first hand what inspired them, what motivates them and what they did to arrive to their profession. Plans are underway for a 2021 Latina Labs in the Spring.