Latino/a Educational Achievement Project (LEAP) was founded
Mission: Improve academic achievement of Latino/a
students in Washington state.
Goal: All students will graduate from high school
with the skills, knowledge and confidence needed for success in
postsecondary education or in today's information age and technology-driven
Strategy: Utilizing the experience and skills of
educators, students, parents and community leaders from across
the state, and with good data, develop educational policy priorities
to improve teaching and learning in Washington State. All policy
priorites are directed at achieving our mission and goal and are
forwarded to state and local institutions and policymakers, including
the U.S. Congress, State Legislature, Governor’s Office, Higher
Education Coordinating Board, Office of Superintendent of Public
Instruction, State Board of Education, and school boards, boards
of trustees and regents.
LEAP is a program of Sea Mar Community Health Centers, a non-profit, 501 (c) 3 organization.