Health and Science Pipeline Initiative
HASPI supports the building and implementation of middle & high school Health Career Pathway programs through:
In Spring 2006, the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District was awarded a grant from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office through California Senate Bill 70 (SB70).
The project continues to be funded through SB70 California CTE Community Collaborative and other grants.
Use Of Funds
- Project management
- Curriculum development
- Career exploration/internship programs and coordination
- Class field trips to college and industry sites
- Substitute teachers during collaboration meetings and field trips
- Collaboration workshops, program development/curriculum trainings
- Science lab supplies and textbooks
The project is supported by the Governor of California's Career-Technical Education (CTE) Initiative and is hosted by the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District.
- CTE Community Collaborative (SM70)
- CTE Transitions (Perkins)
- Health Workforce Initiative
- Gary & Mary West Foundation
- Kaiser Permanente
Grant funding for Grossmont Union High School District Health Pathway program provided by the Grossmont Healthcare District.
HASPI (RAHSI) Teachers of the Year
Mount Miguel High School
Sweetwater High School
Valley Center High School
Castle Park High School
Mt. Miguel High School
A large number of college students who want to be healthcare professionals are unable to successfully complete the prerequisite courses such as Anatomy & Physiology and Chemistry.
The HASPI career pathway exposes its students to at least one year of human systems through Medical Biology (or Life Sciences), and Medical Chemistry. The pathways also include a variety of other courses such as Physiology, Sports Medicine, ROP, and in some schools PE and English through the lens of healthcare.
Students who complete a year of Medical Biology demonstrate higher California standardized testing scores.
Participating Schools and educational partners
The HASPI project has participating schools in San Diego and Imperial counties and affiliate schools throughout California offering health pathway courses.Map
California Standardized Testing & Reporting
Data Sources for California Standardized Testing Charts All HASPI course figures derived directly from school and/or district representatives All other schoolwide, districtwide, countywide, and statewide figures derived from:
AWARDS and recognition
San Diego Science Alliance
Innovations in Education - Awarded in 2010.
San Diego Association for Health Care Recruitment
Innovations in Education - Member of the Year 2010.
San Diego Science Educators Association
Most Outstanding Contributor to Science Education at the College Level for San Diego County Awarded in 2009.