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About Educational Talent Search
Educational Talent Search (ETS) is a federally-funded pre-college program created in 1965 as part of the Higher Education Act and is sponsored by Cuyahoga Community College. Its design and purpose are to provide the skills and motivation necessary for students in grades 6-12 to complete a program of secondary education and to enter and succeed in a program of post-secondary education of their choice. Participants receive a variety of free services and participate in scholastic, cultural and enrichment activities.

Program Services:
Academic Services
  • Academic Advising
  • ACT/SAT/PSAT Test Preparation
  • Ohio Graduation Test Preparation
  • Study Skills Workshops
  • Personal Development
  • Summer Enrichment Program
  • Tutoring

Career Information Services

  • Career Counseling, Fairs, and Exploration
  • College Admissions Assistance
  • College Fairs and Tours
  • Financial Aid Counseling and Application Assistance
  • Scholarship Information

ETS Advisors
ETS Advisors meet with students throughout the school year and provide counseling, academic, and career workshop sessions that serve to empower students in developing educational and career goals. Students are rewarded with increased confidence, motivation and a brighter outlook toward the future.

ETS & Parents
ETS believes that parents and guardians play an important role in their child's educational and career development. The program strongly encourages parental and guardian support. Educational Talent Search newsletters keep families and students informed of educational and career topics, success stories, and upcoming events and activities.

ETS Mission
The mission of ETS/CCC is to continue to generate in low-income, potential first-generation college students, the skills and motivation necessary to complete secondary education and to enter and succeed in a program of postsecondary education of their choice.

How to reach us

Domingo Gomez

Verna Curry

Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:30pm

Early College Center
Metro Campus Center (MCC)
Room 22
Cleveland, Ohio 44115

All services provided by Educational Talent Search are free. Funding for Educational Talent Search ($573,042.00 to serve 1,300 participants per year) is provided 100% by the U.S. Department of Education.
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