Educational Institutions

Student Program for Academic and Athletic Transitioning (SPAAT)

  • Oakland, CA
  • www.spaat.org

Mission Statement

The Student Program for Academic and Athletic Transitioning (SPAAT) is a 501(c) 3 non-profit state and federal tax exempt corporation. Our mission is to assist disadvantaged high school student-athletes in being prepared for college, careers and life after sports.

Main Programs

  1. SPAAT
Service Areas

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California

Oakland Bay Area

ruling year

2003

Executive Director

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Mr Harold Pearson

Keywords

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Students, athletes, oakland, disadvantage, transition, contingency plans, financial aid, ncaa, clearinghouse, self worth, health, nutrition

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Also Known As

SPAAT

EIN

16-1642307

Physical Address

360 Grand Avenue #370

Oakland, CA 94610

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Student Services and Organizations (B80)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

Nutrition Programs (K40)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

SPAAT

Our program offers a broad range of services that are designed to meet the unique needs of student-athletes today. These services encompass but are not limited to advising, tutoring, college planning, recruiting advisory, and self-development seminars. SPAAT recognizes and supports our student-athlete's enthusiasm towards sports and will utilize this enthusiasm to foster improvement in his/her academic career and life skills.

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Population(s) Served

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Service Areas

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California

Oakland Bay Area

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Student Program for Academics and Athletic Transitioning
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30

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Student Program for Academic and Athletic Transitioning (SPAAT)

Leadership

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Executive Director

Mr Harold Pearson

BIO

Harold Pearson, is the Executive Director and co-founder of SPAAT. He is a graduate of the University of California, at Berkeley with a BA in business , and has earned a certificate in College Admissions and Career Planning from UC Berkeley Extension. As a three-year letterman for the Cal football team, Harold adds a wealth of knowledge in regards to being a student-athlete and adjusting to life as a collegiate athlete. It is important for our fellow members and future students to take special interest into Mr. Pearson and his story. He is not only the model example of our program but he is our paradigm of success and the core reason as to why SPAAT exists. His experience as a high school star athlete, junior college transfer, and Division I athlete and graduate, speaks volumes into the type of success SPAAT aims to achieve for all student-athletes. A background in corporate sales, he is very passionate about improving and re-conditioning the thinking of student-athletes within the city of Oakland. Mr. Pearson is also a member of Western Association of College Admissions Counselors (WACAC) and American Football Coaches Association (AFCA).

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mike Armstrong

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