What is the Middle School Early Success Program?

During the 15-16 school year, the SRJC Office of Student Equity piloted the Middle School Early Success Program (MSESP) with 5 Sonoma County middle schools serving approximately 178 students. The innovative pre-college outreach program was designed to improve college enrollment and success rates for underserved students including Latino, low income and first generation students.  The goal of the program is to help middle school students develop a college-bound mindset to improve the likelihood they will prepare for and pursue post-secondary education.  During the 2016-17 school year, the program has grown to include 17 schools with the goal of serving approximately 850 students county-wide.
 
The MSESP is a 4-touch program includes two campus visits (fall/spring) exposing them to college life, college programs and services, classroom presentations by college student role models, career exploration activities and parent engagement. 
 
For more information, please contact our English Language Learner Outreach Coordinators:
MSES Students
 
North Sonoma County (including Santa Rosa City Schools)
Colleen Olmstead, Santa Rosa Campus 
707-527-4611
 
South Sonoma County
Yesenia Hurtado, Petaluma Campus 
707-778-4194