Every high school student deserves an opportunity to get an early start on college

Creating Early College Experiences for Students in Eastern Oregon

Photo: StudentsWhen students have the opportunity to participate in college-level courses and earn credits or certificates while still in high school, it means real financial savings for families today.


Increase access to early college credit for high school students throughout the region.


Build a college/post-secondary going culture.


Why Early Access to College?

  • Future Savings on College Tuition Costs
  • Advanced Start on College Education
  • Higher Rate of College Graduation
  • Save Time, Effort & Money

Eastern Promise in the News

Hermiston Hispanic Advisory Committee Hears from EP Leaders

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The Hermiston Hispanic Advisory Committee (HAC) has focused much of its attention this year on the issue of education and this week’s meeting continued that trend with presentations by Blue Mountain Community College as well as the Eastern Promise.

Record Number of Students, Schools gaining Academic Momentum

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LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) - Preparing younger students for higher education is becoming more of a focus for elementary schools in 20 area districts thanks to a program called Academic Momentum. New data shows an estimated 3,550 students and 150 educators from 42 schools are participating this year from Gilliam to Wallowa counties.

“We’re in practically every school district in eastern Oregon,” said Dan Mielke, executive director of Eastern Promise, the parent organization for Academic Momentum.

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