New VĀSĀ High School Pathway Begins Spring 2023

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New VĀSĀ High School: A Certificate Pathway for SFUSD Juniors and Seniors begins Spring 2023!

In a partnership with the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) and the City College of San Francisco, we are pleased to announce the new VĀSĀ High School: A Certificate Pathway for SFUSD Juniors and Seniors. The two-course Certificate Program in Critical Pacific Islands & Oceania Studies will allow students to:

  • Achieve a Certificate of Accomplishment from City College of San Francisco 
  • Fulfill major requirements for an Associates or Arts degree in Ethnic Studies and Critical Pacific Islands & Oceania Studies 
  • Receive credit towards high school graduation requirements 
  • Support with an educational map for transfer to a four-year university or vocational/technical trade 
  • Access mentorship opportunities with Pacific Islander/Oceania students, professionals, community leaders, and educators 
  • Get tutoring for high school core subjects 
  • Prepare for college with support on scholarship applications and personal statement development 
  • Connect to Pacific Islander/Oceania cultural resources 

11th and 12th graders interested in registering for this program and for more information, please contact: 

Heavenly Anoa’i | OR Ursula Ann Siataga | 

The NEW VĀSĀ High School Certificate Pathway is a collaboration between the SFUSD Fa’a Sāmoa Initiative, SFUSD NHPI Programming, SFUSD College and Career Readiness, CCSF VĀSĀ (Oceania) Student Success Program, Critical Pacific Islands & Oceania Studies, and the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies.