York Early College Academy (YECA)

Mission

The Mission of the York Early College Academy (YECA) program at York College is to create opportunities for students to acquire the core abilities to be autonomous learners and to facilitate their successful transition from high school into post-secondary institutions. YECA provides traditionally underserved students with access to higher education opportunities and provide the academic and social supports that are needed to graduate high school having earned as many as sixty college credits towards a baccalaureate degree.

Goals

  • Provide YECA students with access to higher education and provide the academic and social supports that are needed to graduate high school having earned as many as sixty college credits towards a baccalaureate degree
  • Prepare YECA students to enter the college classroom with the academic efficacy to be autonomous learners and to facilitate their successful transition from high school into post-secondary institutions 
  • Create opportunities for students to acquire the core abilities to apply the necessary combination of skills and knowledge required for the lifelong pursuit of academic, occupational, and personal growth