ALPHA Center


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Academy of Learning through Partnerships for Higher Achievement

The ALPHA Center works with local school districts and schools with the goal of improving performance in the fields of mathematics and science. Through outreach and partnerships, the ALPHA Center: helps

  • Instructors become better at teaching the subjects of math and science
  • Inspire young minds to embrace the fields of math and science
  • Bridge the achievement gap, helping underrepresented and underserved populations in Inland Southern California become educationally successful.

Administratively, the ALPHA Center is responsible for:

  • Coordinating UCR's activities under educational partnership funding
  • Serving as a clearinghouse for information about current projects
  • Acting as a catalyst for future activities

The ALPHA Center works with:



Inspiration Plus Perspiration Equals Success with UCR’s MATE Program

It's more than a numbers game for local area mathematics teachers attending the University of California, Riverside's Mathematics Academy for Teaching Excellence (MATE), offered through the ALPHA Center. Continue reading story.

Explore UCR's Educational Engagement Programs

The ALPHA Center works with dozens of programs that help teachers, administrators, K-12 and college students and their parents explore the realms of education. See our list of Educational Engagement Programs and find the one that can help you.



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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Department Information

ALPHA Center
College Building South
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Tel: (951) 827-5425
Fax: (951) 827-5465
E-mail: candy.mcreynolds@ucr.edu