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UCLA Bruin Guardian Scholars Academy

Caregivers/Foster Parents are essential to increasing the number of youth in foster care that complete high school and pursue higher education. As we support your student over the next four years, we also hope to be a valuable resource for you!

BGSA offers

  • Annual trainings
  • Educational advocacy support
  • Resources to ensure your student stays on the college going path!

Check out the resource links we have below!

Alliance for Children’s Rights

Alliance for Children’s Rights provides several resources for caregivers and foster youth (educational advocacy, employment opportunities, and workshops to help youth prepare to transition out of care).

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a great resource for free online tutoring for math, biology, physics and other subjects. Parents and students can access the thousands of free videos via this link: https://www.khanacademy.org/

Kinship Care Services

Kinship Care Services identifies resources in your community for relatives raising kin. To learn more about this resource, please follow this link: http://lacdcfs.org/kinshippublic/default.html

LAUSD E-Choices Application

Are you looking to gain access to additional options for your student to attend a school not in your home district? Check out the option available through LAUSD and reach out to BGSA for support regarding school choices for your student. http://echoices.lausd.net/

U.S. Department of Education

Great resource for parents to learn more about special education, early childhood education, and reading resources. Check out their website here.