Back to School 2015
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Moms and kids arrived to begin the school year with optimism and hope as they look forward to a year of learning and growing together.
Our Adult Education and Early Childhood Education programs strive to empower mothers to be their child's primary teachers.
"Our model fosters relationships between moms and kids, and gives parents the knowledge and opportunity to be actively involved in their child's education," says Executive Director Bridget Cooke.
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A new partnership with the Oregon Child Development Coalition's Head Start program has llowed us to more than double the number of children we serve and expand the services we provide.
Our preschool classroom has 20 students, ranging from 3 to 5 years old, and we will soon be adding three additional classrooms.
Parenting Teacher and Student Liason Guadalupe Maldonado works with mothers and teaches them skills for both themselves and their children succeed academically.
Our Adult Education students study Englsih, math, and computin preparation for GED testing, and take ESPERE, a workshop that focuses on strategies to overcome conflict and learn the power of forgiveness.
In our community, 40% of Latino children live in poverty and the gaps in opprotunity and achievement can be seen by age three.
"It is very important that kids are ready for kindergarten," says Executive Director Bridget Cooke, "and being ready means becoming eager learners with the skills and confidence to communicate well and relate well to others."
Looking forward, Adelante Mujeres will continue to provide an engaging place for children to discover the world around them and the fun and excitement of learning.