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
GRSLA serves 315 Students
-90 EPK Students
-225 UPK Students
The Harley School launches the Horizons at Harley Program.
Desiring to support more youth and families, the Harley School commits to facilitating 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.
GRSLA pilots its first EPK Classrooms for 3 years olds summerLEAP at YMCA is launched.
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 its 10th anniversary
GRSLA celebrates its 5th consecutive summer of increasing Kindergarten Readiness.
GRSLA partners with three community-based organizations, Ibero, Friendship Children's Center, and Baden Street Child Development Center, to offer UPK classrooms.
GRSLA develops and implements the Summer 2020 Family Support Initiative (FSI)
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 1197 Students
- 878 K+ Students
- 247 UPK Students
- 72 EPK 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 serves 130 Students
- 130 UPK Students
GRSLA serves 240 Students
-240 UPK Students
GRSLA serves 221 Students
-221 UPK Students
After four years, GRSLA reintroduces EPK classrooms to the summerLEAP program.