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Breakthrough at Saint Andrew's School

Summerbridge at Saint Andrew’s School provides economically disadvantaged middle school children with access to a rigorous and competitive curriculum. The students take English, math, social studies, and science classes with the goal of raising test scores and instilling confidence and academic interest in the students. The student teacher is responsible for writing lesson plans and finding fun and interesting ways to present the material to their classes.


St. Mary's of the Assumption

The Higher Achievement Program (HAP) at St. Mary’s of the Assumption parish is a 6-week long summer program for 8-12 year old children providing math, literacy, and religious education. The SSLP student is responsible for a group of students, teaching math, reading, and religion in the morning, assisting in outdoor activities in the afternoon, and preparing fun events like arts and crafts projects and movie days. For two weeks the student works with the other SSLP student at Project Hospitality.


Sisters Academy of Baltimore

Sisters Academy of Baltimore educates girls of different races, ethnic groups, and religions, from families of limited economic means. The vision of the Academy is that the graduates will be well-educated, self-assured, spiritual and committed young women who will be leaders who make a difference. The student assists during the last two weeks of the regular school year and then works as part of a team to plan to implement "New Frontiers." This is the summer program for our incoming fifth graders. The student teaches Team Building and P.E.

Cristo Rey New York High School

Cristo Rey New York High School's (CRNYHS) mission is to provide inner city young men and women of all faiths with a private, college preparatory education that they otherwise would not be able to afford. Located in East Harlem, CRNYHS is one of 26 high schools in the Cristo Rey Network that have been serving America's urban children for more than a decade. Our students work one day a week during the school year in entry level jobs at some of New York's most prestigious companies to cover the majority of their cost of education.

Rosedale Summer Achievement Program

Rosedale Achievement Center works to help young girls improve in school and gain self confidence through various means including tutoring, music enrichment programs, and a summer program. It offers classes that supplement student's work during the school year and help them build and improve basic skills. The SSLP student helps in preparation for the summer program and then teaches, mentors, and builds relationships with the girls once the program begins.


Robinson Community Learning Center

The Robinson Community Learning Center works to strengthen the neighborhood through educational opportunities for people of all ages and through building healthy relationships. During the school year our participants take part in a one-on-one tutoring program and weekly enrichment workshops, which include art exploration, geography, reading clubs, writing programs and college prep. During the summer, parents have an opportunity to sign their children up for one of our three morning programs and our afternoon program (only one option for afternoon).

REACH Program at Regis High School

The REACH Program is for middle school boys in the New York City area who are Catholic, academically gifted and talented with leadership potential, and whose families have significant financial need. During the six-week REACH summer program, students take classes at the University of Scranton for three weeks, then return to Regis for three more weeks of class and leadership activities. The SSLP student helps prepare for the camp and then acts as a role-model and camp counselor for their group.


KIPP Chicago

KIPP Chicago is a network of high-performing public charter schools offering a college preparatory education to students from Chicago’s most underserved communities. We are part of the nationally renowned Knowledge is Power Program, which was founded by two Teach for America alumni in 1994. Our mission is to create a network of schools that empower students with the character and academic skills necessary to succeed in top-quality high schools and universities, to be happy in the competitive world, and to have a positive impact on their communities.

Holy Cross Ministries Summer Program

The Holy Cross Ministries summer program provides educational classes and recreational activities for participating youth. The focus is to improve reading levels and enhance the learning of the regular school year. Other activities are also offered, like arts and crafts, dancing, field games, sports, and visits to the library. The students serve as counselors who organize academic and reading activities, coordinate arts and crafts, hikes, and other summer activities for the children.
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Laughlin Memorial Chapel

The Freedom Schools program is a partnership with the Children's Defense Fund. This is an educational and cultural enrichment program for children in grades K-12. The SSLP student attends a week of comprehensive training with all Freedom Schools interns from around the country. Using an Integrated Reading Curriculum, the interns serve as facilitators in the classroom and as leaders of parent workshops and community outreach activities.