Program students reading papers in a lab setting.


Kent ISD Health Sciences Early College Academy partners with community
members and organizations to ensure curriculum content and student experience is in line with today's changing health care environment.

Advisory Committee Members 

The advisory committee members are from institutions of higher education, area health care organizations, Kent ISD programs and former students.  The advisory committees meet twice annually to review program curriculum and student achievement in the programs.  Members suggest opportunities for improvement and bring valuable industry recomendations to the programs.  Committee members also participate in student end of semester evaluations.

Educational Partners

Educational partners provide direct college credit support for HSECA students.

Davenport University

Ferris State University

Grand Valley State University

Clinical Partners

Clinical Partners provide opportunities for HSECA students to experience their future career in a "real" setting.

Brookcrest Life Center

Christian Rest Home

Mercy Health/St. Mary's Campuses

Metro Health Hospital

SarahCare Adult Day Care Center (Wyoming, MI)

Spectrum Health Campuses

St. Ann's Heritage of Care

Industry Partners

Industry partners enhance the HSECA student experience by providing support for programming or additional curriculum activities.

GR Current


Van Andel Education Institute







Here's Good News!

In recognition of the HSECA  program quality and content  Davenport University has provided early admission opportunities for HSECA students into the Medical Assisting program. Students that complete 2 years of the HSECA programs may have the equivalent of 1 semester completed toward their associates degree in Medical Assisting.