Video: Ginger Taylor M.Ed. ‘04 discusses Portland’s Summer Scholars program
Many high school students struggle to find success during the regular school year. For them, the Portland Public Schools Summer Scholar’s program provides a second chance, an opportunity to overcome personal and academic obstacles and transform failure into success.
Ginger Taylor M.Ed. ‘04, earned her degree in school counseling at Lewis & Clark and now leads the Summer Scholars program. In 2012, the program served over 1200 students in the Portland Metro region.
The program helps students recover lost credit, improve a grade, or get ahead by earning new credits toward graduation.
In this video, Taylor and students in the program discuss it’s impact.