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The Center for Latino Achievement and Success in Education (CLASE) is an educational research and development center in the College of Education that provides:

  • Professional development and resources for K-12 educators working with Latinos statewide
  • Outreach support through mentoring/tutoring of Latino students placed at risk
  • Program support in developing a pipeline to post-secondary education for Latino students
  • Research to inform teachers and educators on ways to reduce the achievement gap for Latino children, especially in Georgia

Contact Details

  • 125 Aderhold Hall
    110 Carlton Street
    Athens, Georgia 30602
  • Director: Pedro Portes

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CLASE celebrates students, family and friends at annual Parent Night

May 19, 2016 Filed under: spotlight, students and faculty, service and community, schools and administrators
Earlier this month, the Center for Latino Achievement and Success in Education's Tutoring and Mentoring program culminated in a Parent Night celebration.

Graduate student works to preserve language diversity

Feb 17, 2016 Filed under: spotlight, students and faculty
While bilingualism leads to a host of cognitive benefits, Will Mira also understands the risks associated with monolingual education.

CLASE researcher's article noted for its popularity

Nov 19, 2015 Filed under: kudos, research
An article by a CLASE researcher has been named among Taylor & Francis Publishing's most popular, according to Altmetrics scoring.
Cover art for the CLASE Outlook Magazine

CLASE Outlook Magazine
Promoting services, outreach and research benefitting first- and second-generation Latino students.