Volunteer of the Year Recognized in Our Town
“To teach one child, one thing a day, makes me feel like I’ve had a good day. I’ve made a difference.” Carolyn Breidenbach has been volunteering for over ten years at her neighborhood school, PS 198. Local newspaper Our Town captured her story of dedicated service to children in NYC schools. Read Carolyn's profile in Our Town!
Read the Fall 2013 Learning Letter
Read about the inspiring work of our Volunteer of the Year, relive this year's Opening Meeting, and get an inside look at the literary life of one BookTalk Volunteer, plus updates on fall workshops for the LL community. It's all in this edition of the Learning Letter!
Celebrating the Volunteer Community: Opening Meeting 2013!
In her opening remarks, Executive Director Jane Heaphy told 500 gathered volunteers, “It takes the whole community to support our students...I am proud to support students with you as a team." Relive the annual celebration with more photos on Flickr!
Books & Cocktails with YFOLL
On October 16th, the Young Friends of Learning Leaders hosted Books & Cocktails at Ainsworth Park. Fifty guests gathered to sip cocktails, sample tasty hors d’oeuvres, and bid on a variety of silent auction items. The lively (and generous) crowd raised over $8,500 for Learning Leaders and the communities, families, and students we support.
Team Learning Leaders Bikes NY!
Learning Leaders staff, volunteers, and school partners came out for a beautiful day of biking the five boroughs. Team Learning Leaders surpassed its goal by raising $27,000 for programs in public schools across NYC. A big thanks to all the amazing riders. Way to go, Team Learning Leaders!
Executive Director Jane Heaphy Interviewed in Metro New York!
Executive Director Jane Heaphy gives her "Top-of-the-class parenting tips" in this issue of Metro NY. Jane talks about how parents can stay involved in their children's school, even with a busy schedule. Check out page 26 to read the article online!
Fall 2013 Learning Letter
For all the latest news, check out our Fall 2013 Learning Letter. Read about the inspiring work of our Volunteer of the Year, relive the celebration at this year's Opening Meeting, and get an inside look at the literary life of one BookTalk Volunteer, plus updates on fall workshops for the volunteer community.
Interested in becoming a Learning Leaders School or CBO partner in 2013-14?
Click here to fill out a request form, and a Learning Leaders staff member will contact you.
Volunteer Workshops on the Common Core
Thanks to all the parents and volunteers who joined us for Learning Leaders’ Volunteer Workshops on the Common Core Learning Standards. Together we can help students successfully meet the new standards. Information on future workshops coming soon!
Frequently asked questions
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Become a Learning Leaders Volunteer!
Applications are being accepted for the 2013-2014 school year. Opportunities are available at elementary and middle schools throughout the five boroughs.
If you have questions or would like more information on volunteering, please contact email@example.com or call 212-213-3370.
Nominate a Volunteer!
Each month, Learning Leaders recognizes outstanding school volunteers to feature on our website. These individuals, who we've deemed "Great School Volunteers", exemplify the generous spirit and selfless commitment that define our Learning Leaders community. Nominate a volunteer today.
Check out photos of the Opening Meeting here!