Education

Tutoring:

Name: Services: Contact Information: Accessing Services: Costs:
Sol Tutoring
  • Bi-Lingual tutoring services for K-12th grade
  • Tutoring for college students
  • GED services
  • Individual Tutoring
117 South Third Avenue
Pasco, WA 99301
509-542-8890
solcasemanagement.com/ses.html

Hours:
M-F 9am-5:30pm Sat 9am-2:30pm

For private tutoring fill out Sol tutoring referral
CBC Upward Bound
  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Advising
  • College Visitations
  • Pre-College Workshops
  • Community Service
2600 N. 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301
(509) 542-4384
columbiabasin.edu
Must be eligible:

  • Potential first generation college student
  • Attending Prosser, Connell, Chiawana, or Pasco High School
  • Meets federal income guidelines
  • Preferably in 9th or 10th grade
  • No F’s on last report card
  • Strong desire for a college degree
Free to eligible students
WSU Gear Up
  • Tutoring Services
  • Educational classes
2710 Crimson Way
Richland, WA 99354
(509) 372-7298
earlyoutreach.wsu.edu/2013/
For more information on accessing services, see the WSU Gear-Up Tool Free to eligible students
Kennewick School District Team Read
  • Reading tutoring during normal school hours
  • Available at these Elementary Schools:
    • Amistad
    • Southgate
    • Sunset View
    • Vista
    • Edison
    • Eastgate
    • Hawthorne
201 S. Garfield St, Room 13
Kennewick, WA 99336
(509) 222-7324
teamreadtutoring.com/about1.html
Students are picked by their teachers to be a part of the program. Students with behavioral problems are not eligible. Free to eligible students

Preschool Programs:

Name: Services: Contact Information: Accessing Services: Costs:
Head Start
  • Preschool programs
  • Early Head Start
Richland:
1549 Georgia Ave, SE, Suite B
Richland, WA 99352
509-735-1062
Pasco:
3203 W. Sylvester
Pasco, WA 99301
509-542-9688
http://bfhs.net/
Fill out Preschool Application, also available in Spanish Costs are free to qualified applicants
Migrant Seasonal Head Start
  • Comprehensive childcare services
  • Preschool
Site 1:
315 W. Court Street
Pasco, WA 99301
509-547-7882
Site 2:
1010 S. 6th Street
Pasco, WA 99301
509-546-9971
Contact specific site for more information and to receive packets Costs are free to qualified applicants
ECEAP- Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program
  • Early Learning Preschool
  • Family support and parent involvement
For more information on site locations as well as how to access services see the ECEAP Tool Costs are free to qualified applicants

High School Education Programs:

Name: Services: Contact Information: Accessing Services: Costs:
Tri-Tech Skills Center Career and Technical training for High School Junior and Seniors 5929 West Metaline
Kennewick, WA
(509) 222-7300
M-F 7am-4pm
http://www.ksd.org/tritech/
Classes are open to:

  • all area public, private, and home schooled student age 16-20
  • Anyone 16-20 who is not enrolled in school and who has not received a diploma on a space availability basis
No costs
Tri-Tech Skills Center Summer Academy 2-week introductory classes 5929 West Metaline
Kennewick, WA
(509) 222-7300
M-F 7am-4pm
ksd.org/tritech/SummerSchool.asp
Classes are open to:

  • All area public, private, and home schooled students- including income freshman!
  • To access services, see classes and application
No costs
CBC Running Start College level courses for High School Junior and Seniors 2600 N. 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301
(509)542-4481
columbiabasin.edu/index.aspx?page=64
For detailed information on accessing services see the CBC Running Start Tool For information on costs, see the CBC Running Start Tool

GED/ Getting Back Into School:

Name: Services: Contact Information: Accessing Services: Costs:
Fast Forward
  • Enrollment assistance
  • Continual support and guidance
Boys and Girls Club – Bobbie Littrell Center
333 W. Court Street
Pasco WA 99301
(509) 416-0304
fastforwardnow.org/
For more information on accessing services see the
Fast Forward Learning Tool
No cost
CBC HEP Program
  • Academic advising
  • Tutoring
  • Career Planning
  • College visits
  • Stipends for textbooks and supplies
Columbia Basin College
2600 N. 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301
(509) 542-4775
columbiabasin.edu/index.aspx?page=518
For more information on accessing services see the
HEP Tool
No cost
CBC Adult Basic Education ABE and GED test preparation Columbia Basin College
2600 N. 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301
(509)546-0401
www.columbiabasin.edu/index.aspx?page=448
Students must attend a new student orientation before registering for classes. Class times are during the day and at night.
Classes are offered on a quarterly basis, 4 times per year.
*Classes fill up quickly so sign up early!
$25/quarter for residents of Benton and Franklin counties. Eligible students may receive a tuition waiver
GED testing at CBC Testing for all 4 parts of the GED test Columbia Basin College
2600 N. 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301
(509)542-4860
www.columbiabasin.edu/index.aspx?page=920
Scheduling is available 24/7 at www.GED.com. For more detailed instructions, look at the How to schedule a GED test document. For requirements, see the GED at CBC requirements. Complete test costs $120. Payment can be broken up for each individual test.
ABE/GED preparation at CAC
  • Preparation for ABE/GED
  • Tutoring
720 W Court Street
Pasco, WA 99301
(509) 545-4042
M-F 8-11:30am, 1-4:30pm
bfcac.org/home-base/education-ged
Attend orientation on Monday from 11am-12pm *need to find out
Family Self-Sufficiency Center
  • GED Preparation
1217 Thayer Drive
Richland, WA 99354
(509)943-6355
M & Thurs: 8am-5pm
Fr: 8am-12pm
*need to call for more info

Higher Education:

Name: Services: Contact Information: Accessing: Costs:
Columbia Basin College
  • Associate degrees
  • Bachelor degrees
  • Workforce programs
  • Continuing education
  • Student Support programs
2600 N. 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301
(509) 547-0511
www.columbiabasin.edu/
Apply online at:
www.columbiabasin.edu.
For help with the application process, contact the Resource Center at: (509) 542-5525
Depend on program and number of credits. Scholarshipsavailable. For instructions on applying for financial aid, see the FAFSA Instructions
Heritage University
  • Bachelor degrees
  • Master degrees
  • Student support
Main Campus:
3240 Fort Rd,
Toppenish, WA 98948

Tri-Cities Campus:
Columbia Basin College
Thornton Center
2600 North 20th Avenue
Pasco, WA 99301
(509) 542-5506
http://www.heritage.edu/

Apply online at:
http://www.heritage.edu/
Depend on program and credits taking. For instructions on applying for financial aid, see the FAFSA Instructions
WSU Tri-Cities
  • Bachelor degrees
  • Master degrees
  • Doctorate degrees
  • Student support programs
2710 Crimson Way
Richland, WA 99354
(509)372-7250
http://www.tricity.wsu.edu/
Apply online at:
http://www.tricity.wsu.edu/
Depend on program and credits taking. For instructions on applying for financial aid, see the FAFSA Instructions

Community Education Classes and Series:

Name: Services: Contact Information: Accessing Resources: Costs:
Kennewick Community Education
  • One and two day classes
  • Series classes
  • Variety of subjects
1000 West 4th Ave.
Kennewick, WA
(509) 222-5080
M-F 7:30am-4:30 pm
To enroll in classes go to:
http://communityed.ksd.org/Pages/default.aspx
Vary depending on class
Columbia Basin College Continuing Education
  • Ed2go- online professional skills education
2600 N. 20th
Pasco, WA 99301
509-544-4914
Apply online at:
http://careertraining.ed2go.com/columbia/
Vary on class, Loans and payment plans available