The Mission and Program Guidelines
The GAP Program also referred to as The Graduation Assistance Program (sister organization to Envision EES) is a recognized not profit organization operating within the State of Alaska.
The Mission Statement :
The purpose of the GAP Program is to provide Alaskan youth with the skills needed to graduate from high school on time and without incident by providing access to employment skills and positive community vocational activities. These activities help build their employable skills and get them active in the community in a positive manner.
The GAP program runs from October 1st to the last day of school for seniors and follows the standard calendar fiscal year.The GAP program is funded by fundraisers and generous contributions by concerned community members, sponsors and by accessing available grant funds. The GAP program consists of 1 monthly meeting and 1 monthly activity (i.e training, volunteering, pr, or fundraiser) To participate in the program youth have to be in 10th grade or higher, have a 2.5 GPA minimum and maintain it at the minimum, has to participate in all activities unless they are employed. They also have to maintain professional dress and keep an open mind to try new things and be enrolled in an ASD approved school program.