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All about me

Academic Preparation

All About Me (AAM) is primarily a mentoring, tutorial, and employability program, with specific academic and cultural activities tailored to address issues of truancy, social adaptation, and academic performance—in hopes of preparing students to be Pittsburgh Promise Eligible. To meet these goals, the AAM Program closely monitors students’ grades and attendance and conducts home and school visits to support students holistically toward promise readiness and post-secondary success.

Guiding Framework:

While the primary goal of AAM is to support students in becoming Pittsburgh Promise Scholarship eligible, the underlying purposes include:


            Enriching Students’ Out-of-School Time 

            Developing Youth Aptitudes 

            Engaging Families 

            Connecting Youth to Workforce Opportunities 

Other Program Components:

  • School Visits 

  • Home Visits 

  • Family programming

  • Transportation support  

  • Other YES programming 

Students Engage In:

  • Weekly success mapping sessions where they receive tailored one-on-one tutoring and academic support 

  • Cultural and social enrichment activities 

  • A mentorship relationship with a near-peer from local universities 

  • Drop-in academic sessions 

Program Length:  

  • October – August 


Eligibility Status: 

  • 9th –12th grade

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