Turbulent times can generate “risky” behavior in the best of today’s youth.  LPP is the necessary safety net for all students. LPP at Farmingdale State College provides dropout prevention support services to students enrolled in grades 5-12 and improves their chances of successful transition into post secondary education and/or career paths. Program Components include, but are not limited to:

  • Academic immersion
  • Counseling
  • Parent Engagement
  • Workforce Development
  • College exploration/preparation/admissions assistance and scholarship assistance
  • Life skills
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Creating Personal Learning Plans to help students create goals and accomplish them
  • Technology including multi media programs

Enrichment Activities have included:

  • College tours
  • Robotics
  • Cultural awareness and self esteem workshops
  • After school and school day tutoring
  • Reading clubs
  • Financial Aid and College Application Seminars
  • Community Service projects
  • Aviation program
  • Violence prevention
  • Educational and Cultural field trips
  • Exposure to the arts
  • SAT prep
  • Exciting summer programs
  • Marine Biology Program
  • Broadway play for graduating Seniors
  • Overnight Albany trips
  • Trip to working farm
  • Scholarship for overnight college tours