Category Archives: Education

24 Sep

Why volunteer with NLA?

Our volunteers and staff members talk about the Everybody Graduates! campaign, ways to get involved, and how volunteering makes a difference. Thanks to Chris Mason (videographer and editor), Rachel Zadnik (director), and Cayla Elliott and Temperance Surgest (photographers) for creating ...

22 Sep

Welcome to Cale Davis

Neighborhood Learning Alliance recently welcomed Cale Davis, our KEYS Service Corps AmeriCorps Member for the 2014-2015 school year. A longtime Pittsburgh resident, he is interested in working with teachers and faculty at Pittsburgh Public Schools and exploring the possibilities of ...

08 Sep

Back-to-school ice cream social

Kick off the school year by joining Neighborhood Learning Alliance for an ice cream social tomorrow, 6 to 8 p.m. at the McKinley Park Shelter House, 900 Delmont Ave. in Pittsburgh. Learn what it takes to graduate high school, pick ...

28 Aug

Calling all volunteers

Neighborhood Learning Alliance (NLA) is recruiting caring, enthusiastic volunteers for the 2014-2015 school year. At NLA, there’s a role for everyone who wants to get involved, from college students to retirees. Whether you serve as an afterschool tutor, give feedback on college application essays, or ...

05 Aug

Reading Warriors in the news

Last week’s Public Display of Reading was covered by Diana Nelson Jones in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: “Cars honked as children bounced signs in the air at the corner of Whitfield Street and Penn Avenue one recent morning in East Liberty. ...

26 Mar

Community partners needed

Everybody Graduates! is a city-wide campaign to raise the high school graduation rate of Pittsburgh Public School (PPS) students. Partners who join the campaign are committed to ending the high school dropout crisis that affects one in three of our ...

16 Jun

Back to school! Elementary programs

Our Pittsburgh LEARNS 21st Century Programs are starting their program years at Arsenal, Faison, Mifflin, Miller, Lincoln, Woolslair, Weil, and Greenfield Elementary Schools.  These programs offer a safe, supportive environment for elementary school students for 2.5-3 hours after the school ...