by Hannah Assefa, King Street Center Preschool Teacher & Early Education Assessment Coordinator “You’re teaching your children about things to sit on?” It’s been a question I’ve heard for a month now as my co-teachers and I have planned and taught an open-ended study of “Things To Sit On.” At first, teaching preschool children about chairs, couches, stools,
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On Tuesday morning, March 19, King Street Center hosted a Business Breakfast for interested guests to hear an expert panel on the topic of internships. We looked at these pre-professional opportunities from all angles - the employer, the students, those who coach them, and the community at large. Thanks so much to Brett Smith and Laurie Francis from
Because of the government shutdown, Vermont’s Department for Children and Families (DCF) will be issuing February 3SquaresVT benefits early, on January 20th. These benefits will be for the entire month of February, so it is important that participants budget accordingly. Because these benefits will be issued early, DCF needs to complete interviews and receive any required documentation from 3SquaresVT
Click here for: King Street Center Program Calendar 2018-2019 This includes "open" and "closed" days for Toddler, Preschool, Afterschool Excellence, and Teen Programs. Summer 2019 "camp" dates are June 24-August 16.
Dear King Street Center friends, Joyce Judy, President of Community College of Vermont, recently described her door - the threshold to college - as "one of the heaviest in the state." So many barriers keep people from taking the step to explore higher education, primarily fear, family culture, financial concerns, or lack of accessible role models. At King Street
Established in 2011, the Jake Agna Award is presented annually to a youth who exhibits a high level of leadership, curiosity, humor, teamwork and respect for self and others. This year's recipient is Nayan Rai, a 9th grader at Burlington High School and Teen Program member since 2015. We love that Nayan engages in respectful, authentic conversations with adults,
(This article appeared in King Street Center's Fall 2018 newsletter, mailed to over 3,500 homes! If you'd like to receive our semi-annual newsletter, contact email@example.com) Did you know that across the country, the highest rate of school expulsion is from preschool? “Young children are being expelled from preschool at an astonishing rate, often because of challenging behaviors such as
King Street Center kids visited Merrymac Farm in Charlotte six times this summer to learn good horsemanship. This means mucking out the stalls, grooming the horses and learning how to ride and trot. Farm owner Era MacDonald and a group of volunteers introduced the youth to the horses, bunnies, kittens and chickens that inhabit the picturesque spot. Eva Sollberger of Seven
5/16/18 Vermont Business Magazine Community Bank NA recently presented King Street Center in Burlington with a $5,000 donation to support the organization’s summer teen programming. The funds will help cover the cost of daily meals, tutoring and various adventures. King Street Center’s Teen Futures program provides middle and high school youth with the opportunity to develop their interests and learn new
This Team Of Vermont City Marathon Runners Couldn’t Be More Inspiring May 4, 2018 Lisa Lynn On May 27, Meb Keflezhigi will race at the Vermont City Marathon. He’ll run alongside Vermonters with equally inspiring stories. Meb Keflezhigi is hard to miss. At 43, he is lean and sinewy, a body sculpted by years of running. He is 5 feet,