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June 26, 2016

Upward Bound

Keep Calm and join Upward Bound


The Upward Bound Project is a college preparatory program for high school students who attend targeted high schools (Winterboro, Childersburg, Sylacauga, B.B. Comer, and Fayetteville). The Upward Bound program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

About Upward Bound:

  • The Upward Bound Program has two components, an academic year and a summer component. The summer component provides a six-week schedule of intensive instruction in content and enrichment areas. The academic year operates from September- May. The students meet two Saturdays each month.

The Goal:

  • To increase high school academic performance and motivational levels of selected students so that such students may complete high school and obtain a college degree.

What Services are Provided by Upward Bound?

  • Services Provided:

    • Tutoring in all academic subjects

    • Individualized/ Small Group Instruction

    • Mentoring and Life Skills

    • Cultural/Academic Field Trips

    • Campus Tours

  • Counseling:

    • Individual and Group

    • Secondary/Post-Secondary Advisement

    • Career Development

    • Financial Literacy

  • Seminars:

    • Study and Test-Taking Skills

    • Self Esteem / Self Confidence

    • Etiquette

    • Financial Literacy

    • Test Preparation

Shanna Weatherspoon, Director
34091 U.S. Highway 280
Childersburg, AL 35044
(256) 378-2006





Alexander City Campus
1675 Cherokee Rd

Alexander City, AL 35010
Fax: 256-215-4244

Childersburg Campus
34091 US Highway 280
Childersburg, AL 35044
Fax: 256-378-2027
Talladega Center
1009 South Street East
Talladega, AL 35160
Fax: 256-480-2081

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