Category Archives: Education

21 Oct

Guide to Graduation, 2014-15

Our updated 2014-15 Guide to Graduation is now available. Download it for current graduation requirements, options for life after graduation, and information on afterschool programs, helpful resources, grades and attendance, and pathways for success. Download the guide

20 Oct

Warriors explore robotics

In the photos, robotics experts from Carnegie Mellon University’s National Robotics Engineering Center teach our Warriors how to program the VEX IQ.

14 Oct

Little Learning Warriors

Our “Little Learning Warriors” afterschool program has begun at all six of our elementary sites in Pittsburgh. In the photos, children work on math and literacy activities at Lincoln Elementary in Larimer.

09 Oct

pghGLO starts strong

Our pghGLO afterschool program is off to a great start. Check out these photos from recruitment and programming at UPrep and Allderdice.

02 Oct

Training begins for Reading Warriors

29 Sep

pghGLO recruitment kicks off

   Last week, Luqmon Salaam (first photo), Dante Mitchell (second photo), and others visited Pittsburgh Milliones 6-12 (University Prep) to talk about pghGLO, our afterschool program for high-school students. pghGLO is a culturally responsive and African-centered model that is wholistic, youth-driven, growth-oriented, ...

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 ...