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Alliance Center for Education

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Year Founded:
1940
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
William McDonald
Main Address:
700 Parkwood Ave
Charlotte, NC 28205

What We Do

We provide high quality education and support for children in need through partnerships with their families. Alliance Center for Education serves over 800 children each day, in 12 locations around the Charlotte area. Our important work transforms the lives of children and their families by providing educational services to break the cycle of poverty. Our programs are designed to foster, encourage and enable them to fully participate in their own self development and community empowerment.

Why is the work done at Alliance Center for Education so important?
We are positively affecting the future economic mobility of these at-risk children by successfully guiding them through a meaningful education program.

How do we do this?
#1 Our early childhood education programs are implemented by caring, certified educators using a structured academic plan for children from birth-5 years old.

#2 K-12 students enrolled in our Out-of School-Time (OST) program focus on their homework priorities, strong, character building projects, and academic enrichment activities.

#3 Our teachers and social work professionals tailor our outreach programs to meet the individualized needs of children and their families, providing for special education needs, emotional and psychological support, and helpful information for parents and caregivers that address their concerns and interests.

What you can do:
Please connect and follow us on Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn!
Contribute to our efforts by donating today! Adjustments in our programs actually increased in response to school closures and remote learning COVID-19 protocols. We could really use your financial support today, now more than ever before.

Alliance Center for Education formerly Bethlehem Center of Charlotte has served children and families in the Charlotte area for 80 years!

Interesting Info

Our OST students work to acheive a 96% High School graduation rate compared to 48% for their peers.
Our early childhood education teachers tailor their teaching styles and learning activites to meet the individual child's needs.
Our goal is to Educate-Inspire-Transform; education is key to upward mobility.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Office Assistant
Repeats every day until Thu Apr 22 2021.
Sunday, November 29th, 2020
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Homework Helper
Repeats every day until Thu Apr 22 2021.
Sunday, November 29th, 2020
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Reading Buddy
Repeats every day until Thu Apr 22 2021.
Sunday, November 29th, 2020
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Activity Assistant
Repeats every day until Thu Apr 22 2021.
Sunday, November 29th, 2020
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Group Volunteers
Repeats every week until Thu Apr 22 2021.
Monday, November 30th, 2020
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Adopt a Star for Christmas!
Wednesday, December 9th, 2020
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Upcoming Events

Laughs, Legacy, and Lunch Luncheon April 15, 2021 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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