About EAOP

Group picture of current EAOP staff standing in front of palm trees.


To contribute to educational equity and access by motivating and preparing students to pursue and succeed in postsecondary opportunities.

Shared Values

  • Education: We value a quality education, and believe education creates opportunities.
  • Progress: We are leaders committed to developing the skills needed to shape tomorrow.
  • Results: We are high achievers who attain results through positive action. We develop team momentum by proactively developing and contributing our personal talents.
  • Communication: We communicate with credibility and confidence, and provide an intellectual atmosphere conducive to the stimulation and exchange of ideas.
  • Teamwork: We face challenges with confidence, and believe in solutions through our collective skills and talents.
  • Loyalty: Our behavior communicates interest in the organization, and we take pride in contributing to the organization's success.
  • Integrity: Our actions contribute to a climate of interpersonal trust, promote leadership building, and establish effective working relationships.

Guiding Principles

  • Program participants are a central component of EAOP. They are actively considered when program improvement and modifications are made.
  • We use the synergistic power of teamwork to achieve results while promoting powerful team dynamics.
  • We seek and accept responsibility for our actions, and are proactive in finding solutions.
  • Equity is not given, but a condition that is created. We contribute to equity by increasing access to higher education opportunities. 
  • We share concern for the welfare and success of our families, the team, the organization, and our participants.
  • We promote high standards for honesty, integrity, and fairness.