What is AEP?
The program is designed to provide structured assistance to academically at-risk student-athletes in their current classes and to provide instruction and remediation in areas of academic skill and strategy weakness. Ultimately, as students acquire the skills and strategies, they will become more independent and self-sufficient academically.
How does AEP work?
AEP has several components including process mentoring, content tutoring, strategy instruction, individual instruction, academic achievement assessment, group instruction, note checks, Supplemental Instruction, independent study time, referral for neuropsychological/ psycho-educational testing, and assistance with the Disability Support Services office on campus.
Who is in AEP?
Incoming student-athletes are assessed and selected to participate in the program based on a specific set of criteria that includes the Nelson Denny, WRAT III, a writing sample and personal history questionnaire. Based on these results, an individual learning profile is created for each student.
Where is AEP?
AEP is housed in two separate locations dependant upon the team in which a student-athlete competes. Football AEP is housed in the Gossett Football Team House and AEP for Olympic Sports is housed in the Comcast Center.
The AEP Staff Includes:
Comcast Center: Quesuan Wigfall
Gossett Football Team House: Elysa Newman