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littel girl witht a book with grey background

Literacy and Educational Development

Supporting families and promoting children’s positive development and academic support

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Funded by The Children’s Trust

All-Aboard After-School Program

Year Program Began: 2008

Program Description:

The All-Aboard After School Program, provides after-school services to 75 students from Kindergarten through Second grade at Comstock Elementary School. The children receive small group literacy, age-appropriate activities, including homework assistance, physical fitness, social skills building and access to community resources. Each student receives a monthly reading book to add to his/her “home library”.
** 2008 Miami-Dade County Public Schools Exemplary School Wide Dade Partnership Award
** 2007 Reflections of Excellence Award

Eligibility Criteria and Location of Services:

Students in Kindergarten through Second Grade who are enrolled at Comstock Elementary School

Contact Information:

Contact Marta Fernandez, All-Aboard Program Coordinator
305-687-2227 or mfernandez@icfhinc.org.

Funded by The Children’s Trust

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All-Aboard Parents as Teachers Program

Year Program Began: 2007

Program Description:

The All-Aboard Parents as Teachers Program offers a comprehensive literacy-based Home Visiting program for families with children ages 0-5 at Chapman Partnership (Downtown Chapman Center and South Dade Center in Homestead) and throughout Miami-Dade County. The program focuses on helping to improve the children’s school readiness and success, while simultaneously supporting and guiding the parents through a child’s early development. This is accomplished through four components: 1) Home Visits; 2) Group Meetings; 3) screenings; and 4) access to community resources. Services last a minimum of two years.
** 2009 National Center for Family Literacy – Toyota Family Literacy Teacher of the Year
** 2008 The Children’s Trust Excellence in Early Childhood Programming Award Winner

Eligibility Criteria and Location of Services:

Families with children ages 0-5 living at Chapman Partnership (Downtown Chapman Center and South Dade Center in Homestead) and throughout Miami-Dade County who identify as having a minimum of two family stressors.

Contact Information:

Marta Fernandez, All-Aboard Program Coordinator
305-687-2227 or mfernandez@icfhinc.org.

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Funded by The Children’s Trust

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two girls rasing their hands in class

All-Aboard Parents as Teachers Program

Year Program Began: 2007

Program Description:

The All-Aboard Parents as Teachers Program offers a comprehensive literacy-based Home Visiting program for families with children ages 0-5 at Chapman Partnership (Downtown Chapman Center and South Dade Center in Homestead) and throughout Miami-Dade County. The program focuses on helping to improve the children’s school readiness and success, while simultaneously supporting and guiding the parents through a child’s early development. This is accomplished through four components: 1) Home Visits; 2) Group Meetings; 3) screenings; and 4) access to community resources. Services last a minimum of two years.
** 2009 National Center for Family Literacy – Toyota Family Literacy Teacher of the Year
** 2008 The Children’s Trust Excellence in Early Childhood Programming Award Winner

Eligibility Criteria and Location of Services:

Families with children ages 0-5 living at Chapman Partnership (Downtown Chapman Center and South Dade Center in Homestead) and throughout Miami-Dade County who identify as having a minimum of two family stressors.

Contact Information:

Marta Fernandez, All-Aboard Program Coordinator
305-687-2227 or mfernandez@icfhinc.org.

Funded by The Children’s Trust

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