Monthly Archives: September 2015

  • Message from the ED: AALEAD Leaps into Fall

    AALEAD is bringing a ton of energy into Fall 2015.  We have so many new things happening, in addition to the launch of fall afterschool programs. We are now at 16 full-time staff!  We have brought on new staff to launch new programming serving even more youth this year.  We are so excited to have added after-school programming at

    AALEAD Making Gains in VA!

    By Yonsoo Kang, VA Middle School Program Coordinator Hello again! Last year, AALEAD’s Mentoring & Volunteer Programs Manager, Tina, and the VA Programs Manager, Shaima, worked really hard to establish AALEAD’s VA Programs, first through the Mentoring Program, then after school with the VA High School Program at Annandale High School. We are now expanding into Poe and Holmes Middle Schools in the surrounding community. Administrators and counselors in both schools have

  • AALEAD DC: 3 Ways our Youth Reach for Success!

    By Charles Kuo, DC Elementary School Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff This year AALEAD’S DC Elementary school program will highlight the importance of Discovery! The theme of "Discovery" promotes learning and growth. Our hope this year is to empower our youth to discover the world around them and approach learning in a fun and exciting way. Many of our youth will embark on their very own "Discovery Map", where they will learn through seven thematic units focused on a variety

  • AALEAD MD: Reflecting on the Past, Looking Ahead to the Future

    By Diane Bui, MD Program Coordinator, and Keo Xiong, MD Programs Manager Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff As AALEAD Maryland staff prepare for another year of after-school programs, we have many positive memories to reflect on and are excited to create new ones moving forward.

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