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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

  • Address:
    125 Aderhold Hall
    110 Carlton Street
    Athens, Georgia 30602
  • Phone: 706-542-3997
  • Fax: 706-583-8207
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Director: Pedro Portes

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Invitation to our 2017 Summer Institutes

Learn more and find out about upcoming sessions on the Summer Institutes page.

Latest News

A closer look: Immigration and education

February 17, 2017
Professor Pedro R. Portes from the University of Georgia College of Education argues that immigration has shaped U.S. education in profound ways.

CLASE researcher named Service-Learning Fellow

October 28, 2016
Paula Mellom, associate director for the Center for Latino Achievement and Success in Education, aims to develop a graduate-level course.

Day on campus teaches kids to be language leaders

October 24, 2016
Hall County students get an up-close look at Portuguese, Latin American plants, and a new way to frame classroom discussions.

CLASE Outlook Magazine

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

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