Amazing Things Happening at El Centro de Estudiantes. Philadelphia is very lucky to be home to the amazing school El Centro de Estudiantes. The school is located in the Kensington section of Philadelphia at 126 West Dauphin Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19133.
Per their latest newsletter here’s what’s new for the 2013-2014 school year:
• Funded by the Department of Human Services, our new El Centro After-School Program will provide students an enriched, project-based curriculum in dance, art, music and gender studies through professional partnerships with GALAEI, the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, Philadanco, and Nneka Best, an International Recording Artist and Director of Eastern University's Gospel Choir.
• A partnership with Metropolitan Career Center, providing our students a seamless and supported transition from high school to a post-secondary program. We already have 4 el Centro graduates working on associate degrees through this unique partnership.
• Revised Internship Curriculum, providing targeted support and training to help our students master professional, work-place readiness skills.
To learn more about El Centro see: http://www.bigpicture.org/2009/03/el-centro-de-estudiantes/#sthash.ExyNi...