Multiple Pathways to Graduation Building at Benson
MPG Building Summary
On June 11, 2020 the School Board voted to approve the Master Plan for the Multiple Pathways to Graduation (MPG) building on the Benson campus. View the MPG Building master plan here. 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 Summer Scholars and Portland Virtual Scholars.
Video Animation of the MPG Building
Watch this virtual fly-through of the Multiple Pathways to Graduation Building created by Bassetti Architects. Construction begins in fall 2022.
MPG Type 2 Land Use Hearing
A virtual public meeting for the Multiple Pathways to Graduation building was held on Apr 15, 2021. Due to the pandemic, the meeting was virtual.
You can view a recording of the meeting here.
MPG (DAG) Meetings
The goal of the Multiple Pathways to Graduation (MPG) Design Advisory Group DAG was to develop comprehensive, equitable, integrated and visionary high school campus plans and schematic designs.
MPG DAG 1_Summary Notes 5-20-19
MPG DAG 2_Summary Notes 11-7-19
MPG DAG 3 Summary Notes 12-12-19
MPG DAG 4 Summary Notes 1-9-2020
MPG DAG 5 Summary Notes 1-29-2020
MPG DAG 6 Summary Notes 2-27-2020
MPG DAG 7 Summary Notes 6-03-2020
MPG DAG 8 Summary Notes 10-07-2020
MPG DAG 9 Summary Notes 11-12-2020
MPG DAG 10 Summary Notes 12-14-2020
MPG DAG 11 Summary Notes 5-13-2021
MPG DAG 12 Summary Notes 2-8-2022
Groundbreaking Ceremony Sept 10th
Please join us for the Groundbreaking of the new Multiple Pathways to Graduation Building on Saturday, September 10th, at 11 a.m. @ 1530 NE Glisan, Portland 97232
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View the MPG Building Fact Sheet
School Board approves moving Alliance at Meek to MPG Building
On June 25, 2019 the PPS School Board approved 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