• Instagram
  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter

©2019 by www.summerleap.net. Proudly created with Wix.com

Overview:

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 

  • engaged leadership

  • shared data management systems

  • continuous quality improvement

  • joint marketing and communications strategies

     that build awareness and support recruitment

Vision:

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. 

Mission:

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.

History

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

Allendale Columbia and The College at Brockport join GRSLA, enrolling their first kindergarten classes.

GRSLA pilots its first UPK classroom for rising kindergarteners at the Harley School.

GRSLA pilots its first EPK classrooms for 3 year-olds

summerLEAP at YMCA is launched

summerLEAP at West Irondequoit joins GRSLA and enrolls its first class of Kindergartners

1995

2003

Horizons at Harley graduates its first class of raising 8th graders

2011

2010

2009

2013

2014

2017

2018

2019

Horizons at Harley celebrates its 25th anniversary

The University of Rochester's Horizons Program, Horizons at Warner, celebrates it 10th anniversary

GRSLA pilots one UPK classroom at the Adams Street R-Center in a Partnership with the City of Rochester, Department of Recreation and Youth Services (DRYS)

GRSLA celebrates its 5th consecutive summer of increasing Kindergarten Readiness

Summer 2011

GRSLA serves 325 Students

Summer 2013

GRSLA serves 595 Students

- 583 K+ Students

- 12 UPK Students

Summer 2014

GRSLA serves 775 Students

- 718 K+ Students

- 57 UPK Students

Summer 2018

GRSLA serves 1512 Students

- 1105 K+ Students

- 269   UPK Students

- 138   EPK Students

Summer 2019

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

Summer 2017

GRSLA serves 1197 Students

- 878 K+ Students

- 247 UPK Students

- 72   EPK Students