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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.

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.

Staff Spotlight: Yvette

Get to know Yvette Shipman, NLA’s director of high school programs, in this brief interview: What sets Neighborhood Learning Alliance’s pghGLO apart from other afterschool programs? Our model and our ...

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 ...

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!

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) ...

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 ...

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 ...

Final SAT prep class

Janard Pendleton from the Pittsburgh Public Schools office of college and career readiness visited the final SAT class at UPrep to talk with students about life after high school. The ...

Mexican fiesta at UPrep

pghGLO students at UPrep learned about Mexican culture and had a fiesta this week. Berenise Bermudez shared her experience as a first-generation Mexican-American and the first person in her family ...