Category Archives: Education

12 Dec
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Holiday crafting at UPrep

pghGLO students at UPrep got into the holiday spirit this week by participating in a craft project making paper snowflakes. Thanks to Lydia for leading the activity!

11 Dec
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Little Learning Warriors at Spring Hill

Our Little Learning Warriors afterschool program kicked off at Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5 this week. In the photo below, students read to each other during the program.

10 Dec
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New pghGLO photos

December has been a busy month for pghGLO! At UPrep, students heard from the following guest speakers: Malcolm Thomas on leadership; Jason Rivers, manager of Pittsburgh Public Schools’ office of equity; and the Winchester Thurston Black Student Union. Students also ...

05 Dec
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NLA is hiring

We’re currently recruiting for four open positions. Read the full job descriptions for Elementary Afterschool Coach, Elementary Afterschool Program Coordinator, Elementary Assistant Program Coordinator, and West End Works Recruiter.

05 Dec
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Guest speaker at UPrep

Thanks to guest speaker Sean Francis-Coleman for talking with our UPrep pghGLO students about achieving greatness. Francis-Coleman is a Pittsburgh therapist who owns a company called Perspective.

01 Dec
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Win free school supplies

When you register for our Learning Styles training on Dec. 5, you’ll be entered into a raffle to win $100 worth of free school supplies for your program. Must be present to win. Register online Learning Styles, Part 1 December ...

26 Nov
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Thanks, Tickets for Kids

Our students had a great time attending a Pittsburgh Penguins game. Thanks to Tickets for Kids Charities for providing the tickets!

25 Nov
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Student Voice: Miracle

Our Reading Warriors recently met at the Media Empowerment Student Summit at Carnegie Mellon University as part of their mentoring program. Here’s what Miracle (second from right in the photo) has to say about the experience: “The workshops I attended ...

25 Nov
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Cultural competency training

Our most recent Psychology of Race training continued to encourage courageous dialogue about the way that unconscious bias and institutional racism affect the youths we work with. It is our hope that these conversations will foster a deeper understanding of ...

25 Nov
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Pitt football game

Thanks to the Sports & Exhibition Authority for donating their suite for the Pitt football game! We took UPrep seniors from our SAT preparation class and a pghGLO student from Obama.

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