Lincoln Elementary School
Building a College-Bound Culture
EBAYC’s Expanded Learning Program at Lincoln Elementary School is dedicated to providing a diverse learning experiences for youth. We serve 140 1st-5th grade students attending the school. This program operates all 177 days of the school year. We have partnered with the Lincoln community since 1983, providing students a diverse menu of learning activities,including academic support, enrichment education, community building and college-going culture activities and parent engagement.
OASES Mentorship Program
The EBAYC Afterschool Program at Lincoln is proud to feature the OASES Mentorship program. Every semester, 50 UC Berkeley students join our program on a weekly basis to support with class lessons and academic tutoring. Our students are fortunate to have at least 2 mentors in class daily to help them, giving them an opportunity to build positive relationships with adults and gain exposure to a college-going culture.
Building Academic Skills
Homework Power Club
Academic Mentors support their advisory cohort in homework completion and academic and learning strategies. Mentors organize youth into groups of four tailored to their academic performance level to foster peer collaboration. Mentors log homework progress to review during their consultations with school-day teachers.
Learning New Skills
Every semester, youth select enrichment electives to gain exposure to new learning experiences that include team sports (soccer/flag football/relay), arts and media (arts & crafts/yearbook), and cooking (multi ethnic and culture), performing arts (theater/drama). The workshops incorporate character and community building with the underlying themes of leadership, empathy, cultural sensitivity and
Creating a Caring Community
Community Building & Empowerment
Academic Mentors implement the Building Intentional Communities curriculum, focused on fostering peer collaboration, community and leadership skills in a safe, supportive space. Youth are provided with a safe, intimate space to reflect upon their day and support their social and emotional growth through journaling and/or group/pair sharing.