School of Continuing EducationRegistration InformationContact UsUWM HomeShopping Cart
UWM logo

SCE HomepageDean's WelcomeCourses & ProgramsCertificate ProgramsDistance EducationCalendarSpecial EventsDepartments & CentersCommunity ResearchInternationalCenter for the Study of the WorkplaceFaculty & StaffCustomized TrainingKeep Me Posted

Connect With Us

HomeCourses & ProgramsRelated InformationFaculty & Staff
  PantherPath: 5th Grade to Future Grad  
The PantherPath: 5th Grade to Future Grad program for 5th grade classrooms in Milwaukee Public Schools introduces higher education as an attainable goal through curriculum, student mentorship, and a UWM campus visit. Based on research showing the critical role middle schools play in college preparedness and graduation rates, the program begins with a six-week curriculum in their regular classroom that focuses on basic college concepts. Students explore options, benefits, and financial and academic preparation. During this time, mentors from UWM School of Education visit monthly to share experiences of college and serve as role models for the students. The program culminates in a campus visit simulating a day in the life of a college freshman: attending orientation, participating in classroom activities, eating lunch, and touring the campus. The goal of the program is to spark interest and curiosity in the minds of young low-income students and their families about college and help prepare them for a path to higher education.
  In the 2009-2010 school year we served:
  • 1072 students in
  • 41 classrooms at
  • 23 Milwaukee Public Schools
  Summary of data for PantherPath


2015 College for Kids & Teens Catalog

Or download the pdf

College for Kids/Teens Summer 2015 Office
will be located in the Union, Rooom 143
Our summer office will be located in the Student Union, 2200 E Kenwood Blvd., room 143. We can be reached by phone (414) 229-6364. We will be at this location from June 1 - Aug. 15, 2015.