College Going Initiative

The Lake County College-Going Initiative (CGI) delivers college and career information to all students and families to develop college-going cultures in the schools and community. CGI is a partnership between the Lake County Office of Education and local school districts, colleges, community organizations, and businesses. A variety of programs and services are offered, including:

California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS)

National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF)

COSMOS is a University of California residential academic program for students in grades 8-12, and addresses topics such as astronomy, aerospace engineering, biomedical sciences, computer science, wetlands ecology, ocean science, robotics, and game theory. NYLF is a residential program for students in grades 9-12 which focuses on the medical sciences.

California Academic Decathlon (CAD)

CAD is an enrichment program in which 9th-12th grade students compete in a series of academic tests and demonstrations based on an advanced curriculum in art, music, science, language, literature, and math.

College Week Live connects students, parents, and counselors with colleges throughout the United States.

University Admittance Reception

The reception is a recognition dinner for students and families who have been accepted into a 4-year college.

Students register here for yourself and your 2 guests/parents:

Administrators and other invited guest register here:

College: Making It Happen (CMIH)

CMIH is an interactive presentation for middle school students focusing on college and career opportunities.

Adelante Jovenes

Adelante Jovenes is organized by a variety of partners and is geared towards assisting migrant education students and families in future planning.

College Tours, Guest Speakers, and College and Career Presentations

CGI partners assists schools in organizing family college tours and obtaining guest speakers.Individualized presentations for elementary, middle, and high school students are provided on a variety of topics, including test taking strategies, note taking, financial aid, and the A-G requirements.