Case Studies

Stanford Medical Youth Science Program at Stanford University

R.T. Fisher Educational Enterprises provides complete college advisement and test preparation services to The Stanford Medical Youth Science Program, a summer residential learning opportunity for rising 11th and 12th grade students from low-income, underrepresented families who are interested in entering the health professions.
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Summer Math and Science Honors Academy (SMASH) Level Playing Field Institute

R.T. Fisher Educational Enterprises provides program development, train-the-trainer, and standardized test preparation services to the Level Playing Field Institute's Summer Math and Science Honors Academy (SMASH).
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College Board Dream Deferred Conferences

Five years ago R.T. Fisher Educational Enterprises was contracted by the College Board's Western Regional office to develop and implement a two-day educational conference to bring together educational and community leaders to address the critical issues in the education of African American students.
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Edendale Middle School After-School Support Services

R.T. Fisher Educational Enterprises began providing in-class and after-school academic support services to Edendale Middle School in San Lorenzo, California through a collaborative effort with the Southern Alameda County Regional Educational Alliance (SACREA). As part of this program R.T. Fisher provided an in-class educational specialist to provide intensive intervention support to students struggling in mainstream and specialized math courses.
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California GEAR UP Family Services Initiative

Parents and family are integral pieces of the educational success puzzle, but they are often among the hardest people to reach effectively. Breaking through life's distraction to get the attention of these busy parents requires a strong message and one that is delivered effectively and repeatedly. With the goal of dramatically improving participation and outcomes, California GEAR UP retained R.T. Fisher Educational Enterprises to develop and implement a family outreach protocol and test it in 10 target middle schools.
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College Board Teacher Training Workshop

The true power of leverage was exemplified when R.T. Fisher Educational Enterprises was retained to train the consultant staff of the College Board. The ultimate objective in this endeavor was to help the organization achieve its goal of providing comprehensive training to high school teachers so that they each could be armed with a more concrete understanding of the exam and thereby empowered to efficiently train their students using proven test-taking strategies.
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California GEAR UP – Resources & Materials Clearinghouse

The heart of any successful program is the people that it serves. When creating the Resource & Materials Clearinghouse for California GEAR UP, students were at the heart of our planning. R.T. Fisher Educational Enterprises first performed a needs assessment conducting extensive research with educators, students, and parents to determine the key resources and materials needed to open opportunities for young students. We then set about organizing and gathering those elements in one place: the Clearinghouse
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