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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
  • Phone: 706-542-3997
  • Fax: 706-583-8207
  • Facebook

Director: Pedro Portes

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Latest News

CLASE celebrates students, family and friends at annual Parent Night

May 19, 2016
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

February 17, 2016
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

November 19, 2015
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.

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