Benson Multiple Pathways to Graduation Building
MPG Building Summary
In March 2019 the School Board voted to expand the Benson modernization plan to include a separate new Multiple Pathways to Graduation (MPG) building on the Benson parking lot. The MPG Building will include Alliance at Benson and Meek, DART/Clinton, Teen Parent Childcare, Reconnection Services & Program. In the modified Benson Master Plan, additional classroom space will be allocated within the Benson Polytechnic High School campus to accommodate Portland International Scholars (PISA), Pioneer High School, Portland Evening and Portland Summer Scholars and Portland Virtual Scholars.
The Benson MPG (DAG)
The goal of the Multiple Pathways to Graduation (MPG) DAG is to develop comprehensive, equitable, integrated and visionary high school campus plans and schematic designs.
BHS MPG DAG1_Summary Notes 5-20-19
BHS MPG DAG2_Summary Notes 11-7-19
BHS MPG DAG3 Summary Notes 12-12-19
BHS MPG DAG4 Summary Notes 1-9-2020
BHS MPG DAG5 Summary Notes 1-29-2020
BHS MPG DAG6 Summary Notes 2-27-2020
School Board approves moving Alliance at Meek to MPG Building
On June 25, 2019 the PPS School Board approve resolution 5910 that calls for moving Allience at Meek into the new MPG building at Benson when it is completed in the fall of 2024. View the full PPS Board resolution here.
School Board supports expanded Benson modernization plan
Updated Benson Master Plan dated 3/13/19 was approved by the School Board on 3/19 with board resolution 5859. This expansion included the creation of a separate MPG building. A plan view of where the new building will sit can be seen below.
Multiple Pathways to Graduation (MPG) Mission
The Multiple Pathways to Graduation (MPG) Mission is to “provide educational options for all youth that empower, engage, and prepare them for college, work training, and global citizenship while serving as a vanguard for systemic educational change.” As part of the Benson Polytechnic Modernization project a new stand alone building is being designed and constructed on the Benson campus to support the diverse and specific needs of MPG programs and students.
BensonTech/MPG programs will relocate during construction
In order to increase safety and project efficiency, all students and staff will be temporarily relocated during construction:
Benson staff and students, including Pioneer High School programs, will relocate to the Marshall Campus on SE 92nd Ave.
PISA will relocate to the Madison High School Campus.
Alliance High School, Reconnection and DART/Clinton will relocate to the Kenton Campus.
Evening & Summer Scholars will relocate to Grant High School.
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For more information about Multiple Pathways To Graduation please visit their website by clicking here.Korinna WolfeSenior Director, Multiple Pathways to Graduation(503) 916-5437Paula HalversonAdministrative Assistant503-916-3299