Testimonials & Reviews

Read what others have to say about UPI Education

Good for all students, develops the whole child.

UPI Education, Dr. Reginald May, Superintendent - Letter of Support

The data indicated that the students in UPI program performed significantly better than their non participation counter parts. Participants in UPI program has a 23% improvement in attendance, an 85.7% improvement in personal development and life skills and a gradual improvement in grade point average, going from good to great. Read more “Good for all students, develops the whole child.”

Lonnie Garris, Jr. (Principal)
James Hillhouse High School

Dedication to the young people was apparent

I was asked to speak briefly to honor students in the Hillhouse-Wilbur Cross UPI program. I did so and was impressed with what I observed that evening. The UPI teachers all have stellar reputations in New Haven. Their dedication to the young people was apparent. Read more “Dedication to the young people was apparent”

Dr. Burt Saxon, Ed. D.
James Hillhouse High School, CT.

Need for UPI’s life skills training has never been greater…

UPI Education, Fred Stickney Letter of Support

The recent and very unfortunate killing of that 16 year old student in Chicago makes one wonder what our school system and communities are doing to curb such violence; which is indicative of a lack of life skills for life. Read more “Need for UPI’s life skills training has never been greater…”

Fred Stickney

Enhance youth’s understanding of the journey of life

FirstPic Letter to UPI Education 2010

We feel that the UPI Education life skills program could effectively compliment those said goals and objectives represented by several of our prominent clients, including local Boys & Girls Clubs, $H centers, National Police Athletic Leagues and the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation affiliates. Read more “Enhance youth’s understanding of the journey of life”

Mark Piccinilli - President
FirstPic Consulting Inc.

A unique ability to get through to young people…

Ambassador Harry K. Thomas, Jr.

UPI is an outstanding organization whose leadership and staff are working tireless to help Arizona’s youth. I have tremendous respect for the breadth and depth of their work in assisting disadvantages and at risk youth achieve the American dream through a myriad of programs aimed at increasing educational opportunities. Read more “A unique ability to get through to young people…”

Ambassador Harry K. Thomas Jr.

This program shows great potential as a ‘promising practice’…

UPI Education, Department of Children and Families - Letter of Support

We believe that engaging children and youths in school and in the community is critical in diverting them from the juvenile and criminal justice systems, and we believe that the UPI life skills program shows strong promise to engage children and youths in schools in New Haven. Read more “This program shows great potential as a ‘promising practice’…”

Anne McIntyre-Lahner
Department of children and Families

The impact that UPI has had on our students…

Cloves Campbell -6th Grade Letter of Support

The staff member supervising our students said that their collaboration and conduct was nothing short of ‘impressive’ and that they dominated the event! Thank you and the team at UPI for their efforts in supporting our belief that “EXCELLENCE IS EXPECTED”! Read more “The impact that UPI has had on our students…”

Bill Collins, M Ed. [Principal]
Cloves C. Campbell, Sr. Elementary School.

The UPI program and philosophy is in strong alignment with our mission…

UPI Education, Boys and Girls Club Partnership Letter of support

BGCNH has been seeking a dynamic program that takes a holistic approach to serving youth, specifically those ages, 11-17, in which we see increasing issues of school failure, drug use, and violent behavior and a basic lack personal value and self worth. Read more “The UPI program and philosophy is in strong alignment with our mission…”

Boys & Girls Club of New Haven
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