The Greater Rochester Summer Learning Association is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit, regional consortium that brings together both public and private educational institutions as well as community based organizations to collaborate and champion high-quality summer learning.
Together, we are leveraging our combined resources to accomplish a common goal: closing the opportunity gap for local low-income students.
Our consortium is working to create:
a shared vision and region-wide coordination
shared data management systems
continuous quality improvement
joint marketing and communications strategies
that build awareness and support recruitment
All low-income children in the Greater Rochester area have access to high quality summer learning opportunities to help them succeed in school and in life.
To support the development and success of high quality summer learning programs for low-income children in the Rochester City School District (RCSD) and in the Greater Rochester area.
The Harley School launches the Horizons at Harley Program
Desiring to support more youth and families, the Harley School commits to facilitate the regional growth of additional summer learning providers
Encompass & the University of Rochester both launch
Horizons affiliate programs
The Greater Rochester Summer Learning Association is formed. Harley, Encompass, and the University of Rochester join together with Nazareth College, Monroe Community College and SUNY Geneseo
GRSLA pilots its first UPK classroom for rising kindergarteners at the Harley School.
summerLEAP at West Irondequoit joins GRSLA and enrolls its first class of Kindergartners
Horizons at Harley graduates its first class of raising 8th graders
Horizons at Harley celebrates its 25th anniversary
The University of Rochester's Horizons Program, Horizons at Warner, celebrates it 10th anniversary
GRSLA celebrates its 5th consecutive summer of increasing Kindergarten Readiness
GRSLA serves 325 Students
GRSLA serves 595 Students
- 583 K+ Students
- 12 UPK Students
GRSLA serves 775 Students
- 718 K+ Students
- 57 UPK Students
GRSLA serves 1512 Students
- 1105 K+ Students
- 269 UPK Students
- 138 EPK Students
GRSLA serves 1495 Students
- 1125 K+ Students
- 210 UPK Students
- 160 EPK Students
GRSLA partners with three community-based organizations, Ibero, Friendship Children's Center, and Baden Street Child Development Center, to offer UPK classrooms
GRSLA serves 1197 Students
- 878 K+ Students
- 247 UPK Students
- 72 EPK Students