LNESC Vancouver

Vancouver, WA is the fourth largest city in the state of Washington and is home to over 183,012 people as of 2018. Over the last couple decades, Southwest Washington has become more culturally diverse and has also increased in the abundance of socioeconomic backgrounds. It was not long ago that the Lewis and Clark reached the Colombia River by boat in 1805. By 1821, British-Canadian fur trader, Hudson’s Bay Company set up a New Northwest area headquarters. The company decided to build a Fort 100 miles up the river in 1825. By 1829, Fort Vancouver was relocated closer to the Colombia River.
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Developing Lifelong Learners

LNESC Vancouver prides itself in providing one-on-one academic services to approximately 60 underrepresented youth across three target high schools: Evergreen High Schools, Fort Vancouver CIS and Heritage High School. The services include academic advising, free tutoring, career awareness, test preparation, college tours, and summer enrichment programs. We also assist participants in enrollment of rigorous courses like AP and Running Start. During the 2020-2021 academic year, LNESC Vancouver had 34 seniors graduate secondary school.

Main Office

Evergreen High School, Room 440
14300 NE 18TH Street
Vancouver, WA  98684
(360) 604-3758

Inspiring Academic Excellence and Empowering Latino Youth


Upward Bound

Upward Bound is a FREE, federally funded TRiO program providing fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. Upward Bound projects offer tutoring, advisement, mentoring, and cultural enrichment and supplemental instruction for high school students from low-income and first-generation families and other disconnected youth.

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Sandra Zavala, Director

Sandra Zavala

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Ki McCann, Coordinator

Ki McCann

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Alicia Torres-Cisneros, Administrative Assistant

Alicia Torres-Cisneros
Administrative Assistant

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