Main Street’s Circus is a fun-filled, family-oriented event. It serves the additional purpose of demonstrating student gains in creative expression and literacy skills, which are developed through arts enrichment activities. ...
Summer learning loss is a growing problem in today’s society, particularly in low-income populations. The average summer learning loss in math and reading for American students amounts to one month per year. More troubling is that it disproportionately affects low-income students: they lose two months of reading skills, while their higher-income peers make slight gains. […]
Significant Volunteer Efforts a Hallmark of Real Estate Firm’s RED Day Celebration On Thursday, 22 volunteers descended upon Main Street Child Development Center (Main Street) from Keller Williams Capital Properties’ Fairfax offices. To celebrate RED Day 2014, Keller Williams’ annual day of service, the firm’s affiliates shut down worldwide so that employees can serve local […]
On Tuesday, March 25, Main Street Child Development Center was recognized by Fairfax County Public Schools with an Exemplary Inclusive Practices Award for continually demonstrating exemplary inclusive practices for students with disabilities. Awards also were given to Bonnie Brae Elementary School and Halley Elementary School. Main Street is the first center to be recognized with […]
March 18, 2014 – Each and every supporter who visits Main Street Child Development Center is met by a warm greeting and a welcoming smile belonging to Katherine Pardo Polo, who was hired as a full-time employee at Main Street in June 2009 after a brief stint as a volunteer. As our staff, Board members […]
February 10, 2014 – The Board of Directors of the Main Street Child Development Center has named Jim Dempsey as Development Coordinator. Mr. Dempsey comes to Main Street Child Development Center by way of Community Lodgings, a non-profit organization that lifts families from homelessness and instability to independence and self-sufficiency, where he spent five years, […]