Afraid Your Child Will Lose Academic Ground This Summer?
The Center for Literacy Enrichment Can Help
For parents concerned that their children will lose academic ground over the summer, The Center for Literacy Enrichment-Pace University has a solution – The Summer Reading & Writing Program.
From pre-schoolers to middle school students, the program provides children with an opportunity to not only maintain their reading, writing and comprehension skills, but also to make gains academically in fun and informative ways. Age-appropriate instruction includes developing phonemic awareness, improving decoding skills, and strengthening reading comprehension.
The program, which runs from July 1-31, offers full- and half-day sessions. Certified teachers provide small-group instruction complemented by theme-based indoor and outdoor activities including science experiments, crafts, and games in a non-competitive setting.
For more than 40 years, the Center for Literacy Enrichment has been providing programs that encourage children be become lifelong readers and writers. The Summer Reading & Writing Program is held on the campus of Pace University Law School, 78 North Broadway, White Plains. Early Bird Registration, prior to June 14, qualifies for a 5% discount on tuition. For more information or to register your child, contact Center Director Sister St. John Delany, PhD at 914-422-4135.
Cinco de Mayo Celebration
200 Turn Out to Wish Clifford a Happy Birthday
Beloved Children’s Book Character Clifford Turns 50
Children of all ages, including Sister St. John Delany, Director of the Center for Literacy Enrichment and White Plains Mayor Tom Roach, wished Clifford a
happy 50th birthday at a recent celebration in White Plains. The party was sponsored by The Center for Literacy Enrichment-Pace University in
collaboration with The White Plains City School District and Scholastic, Inc.
More than 200 kids and their families celebrated with The Big Red Dog, whose adventures have been chronicled in over 90 children's books. “For five decades Clifford has engrossed and entertained young readers,” said Sister St. John Delany, PhD, Center Director. “They were thrilled to wish him a happy birthday
Founded in 1972, The Center for Literacy Enrichment-Pace University aims to make children lifelong readers and learners in a variety of ways including a four-week summer program that begins on July 1. To find out more, call 914-422-4135 or go to www.thecenterforliteracy.com.
Clifford Turns 50
Children’s Accomplishments Celebrated at Cinco de Mayo Party
A Cinco de Mayo party held at El Centro Hispano in White Plains celebrated the strides made by 25 kindergarten and first grade students who took part in a reading comprehension program that was sponsored by The Center for Literacy Enrichment-Pace University.
The program, which met twice weekly for 15 weeks, was made possible with support from The Margaret T. Canning Foundation. Special guests on hand to congratulate the children on their reading comprehension and vocabulary skills improvement were Isabel E. Villar, Executive Director of El Centro Hispano; White Plains Mayor Tom Roach; Nick Wolff, member of the Boards of El Centro Hispano and The Center for Literacy Enrichment; and Sister St. John Delany, PhD, Director of the Center for Literacy Enrichment.