CREATE houses an innovative team of researchers, youth mentors, and professional development experts working with the region's teachers.



CREATE is an energetic research and partnership development center addressing one of the major challenges facing California and San Diego: getting our diverse community of young people prepared for, admitted to, and succeeding in college and careers.

Every day we ask ourselves this question: what would it take to get all groups of the region's young people ready for classrooms at institutions like UC San Diego, contributing their ideas and energy to the future of California?

We envision the San Diego region as a system of partners working together to support young people's growth.



AT CREATE, you’ll find:

Do you have a partnership project, outreach effort, or research project in mind? Want to mentor young people yourself, or support the region’s teachers? Know of an education innovation more people should hear about? Contact us!



It takes a network to raise a child. Our goal is to support the network in our own backyard.