Your education is unique to your life. Let us help you take the next step.

From a GED to post-secondary studies, EOC is dedicated to offering FREE assistance to people who are underrepresented and underserved by the traditional education institutions. We can help create opportunities for skills training, education and degree programs that can increase your earning potential.

Educational Opportunity Centers program services are FREE!

For more information call 619-297-4471 or email: Corrie Charfauros EOC Programs Director


EOC provides counseling & information to adults who want to enter, re-enter, or continue a program of postsecondary education, or earn a high school diploma or GED.


Post Secondary Education Services:

Career information, exploration and planning

Assistance with Post-secondary information and application

Academic advising and course selection

Assistance with financial aid information and application (state and federal grants, loans, fee waivers, and scholarships)

Assistance with Financial Literacy Information

Personal Counseling


Vocational, Alternative & Secondary Educational Services:

Referrals and information on GED preparation & high school diploma classes.

Career information, exploration and planning

Vocational training and community referrals

Foreign Degree evaluation information and referrals

Assistance with Financial Literacy Information

Personal Counseling


Academic Partnerships:

Chula Vista Adult School

Montgomery Adult School

National City Adult School

San Ysidro Adult School

Program Description 

The Educational Opportunity Centers program provides counseling and information on college admissions to qualified adults who want to enter or continue a program of postsecondary education. The program also provides services to improve the financial and economic literacy of participants. An important objective of the program is to counsel participants on financial aid options, including basic financial planning skills, and to assist in the application process. The goal of the EOC program is to increase the number of adult participants who enroll in postsecondary education institutions.

Types of Projects 

Projects include: academic advice, personal counseling, and career workshops; information on postsecondary education opportunities and student financial assistance; help in completing applications for college admissions, testing, and financial aid; coordination with nearby postsecondary institutions; media activities designed to involve and acquaint the community with higher education opportunities; tutoring; mentoring; education or counseling services designed to improve the financial and economic literacy of students; and programs and activities previously mentioned that are specially designed for students who are limited English proficient, students from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in postsecondary education, students with disabilities, students who are homeless children and youths, students who are in foster care or are aging out of foster care system or other disconnected students.

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