The Institute for P-20 Initiatives

The UTSA Institute for P-20 Initiatives provides the required leadership necessary to enable pre-K through 20 students to develop and complete their educational goals through collaborative partnerships with K-12 and post-secondary institutions as well as those within the greater San Antonio community. All P-20 programming is designed to increase the academic success of individuals who might not otherwise have access to post-secondary educational opportunities. In particular, the Institute aims to support first generation college students and parents The Institute administers the TRIO programs including Upward Bound, Talent Search, McNair and Student Support Services. Additionally, the Institute provides oversight for the Prefreshman Engineering Program (PREP), a premier STEM college bridge program. Both the PREP and TRIO programs annually serve over 10,000 students. The Institute seeks to provide leadership in educational reform and facilitate university involvement in public education through intervention, research and service programs.