College Bound Dorchester’s Bridge to College program was awarded the 2012 Honorable Mention in the Mutual of America Community Partnership Program. Through its Bridge to College program, College Bound Dorchester addresses the needs of students who have left high school prior to graduating. Bridge to College helps them re-engage with their education, earn their GED and prepare for college through various levels of support that include academic coursework, referrals to external support services, mentoring and job coaching. View photos from the award ceremony HERE.
Adolescent Development was recognized by Social Impact Research, a division of Root Cause, as one of seven high performing organizations for college access in Boston for its comprehensive approach to academic preparation and enrichment, college aspiration and knowledge, and financial aid and planning.
Art a la Carte was honored with the prestigious Coming Up Taller Award, presented by the President’s Committee for the Arts and the Humanities.
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Performance Standards Report ranked the English for Speakers of Other Languages program advanced/exceeding standards for student goals achieved, the highest ranking for adult learner achievement.
Mark Culliton, College Bound Dorchester's Chief Executive Officer, was recently recognized by Grand Circle Foundation as a Gutsy Leader, a title presented to impassioned leaders who have the greatest impact on their community. Read more about Mark's inspiring leadership and the work of Grand Circle Foundation here.