Afterschool and summer programs for at risk children and youth
Building on the legacy of Greenbrier Learning Center,
out-of-school time programs for 3rd-5th grade students
at-risk of falling into the achievement gap.
Aspire! works closely with adults and parents in the community, to provide them with opportunities to develop new skills, gain confidence, and to support their children’s development and education. Aspire! provides regular workshops, Parent Connection, to 165 adults each year in response to the needs of our students’ families and their communities at four program sites: Arlington Mill, Virginia Gardens, Buchanan Gardens, and Columbia Grove. Weekly workshops are conducted in the evenings and support three distinct objectives:
Parents are able to effectively engage in and support their child’s education
Adults are able to identify criteria that create optimum home and community environments
Adults are able to develop their individual skills and interests and to become community leaders
Topics range from healthy cooking, nutrition, physical fitness, interpreting your child’s report card, child development, healthy relationships, and more.