The NHU Foundation provides an education for Hispanics and others grounded in cultural respect, biliteracy, and diversity for engaged students who will become local, national, and global leaders.
The Mission of the NHU Foundation is to provide leadership in the education of English Language Learners and the development of specialized training programs for teachers of English Language Learners by: a) supporting existing programs to ensure continued achievement; b) creating and supporting teacher training programs specifically directed at under achieving ELL students; and c) providing information and direction in attaining sufficient financial aid to support post-secondary education admission and retention.
The NHU Foundation operates Latino College Preparatory Academy(LCPA). The LCPA is a charter high school focused on Latino English Language Learners, with oversight provided by the Eastside Union High School District.The Latino College Preparatory Academy receives students from all the high schools within the district, and several elementary districts including Alum Rock Union; Berryessa Union; Evergreen Elementary; Franklin-McKinley; Mount Pleasant Elementary; Oak Grove and Orchard Elementary. The primary middle schools from which LCPA recruits are August Boeger Middle School and Lee Matheson. LCPA is a school of choice and through the parent and community outreach and relationships, students and parents see the increased opportunities offered by LCPA for youth who are English learners. – less