Long Beach Long Beach Family Literacy Program
The National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL) announced today that Long Beach Unified School District’s Long Beach Family Literacy Program is one of 10 programs in the country to receive a $25,000 grant to encourage Hispanic and other families to earn college degrees.
“Miss Rosa” leads parents and students in song in a family literacy program in Long Beach.
Rosa Hernandez, a local Head Start educator in the Long Beach Family Literacy Program is the focus of an article in the California Teachers Association Magazine.
Participants from Chavez Elementary School represent 20 of the 60 families enrolled in the Family Literacy Program.
June 11, 2010 marked the end of the second year of Toyota’s three-year investment in Long Beach, in family literacy, and in local families with children ages 5 – 8 attending King, Chavez, and McKinley Elementary Schools.
Long Beach educator Rosa Hernandez was named as a runner up for the national 2010 Toyota Family Literacy Teacher of the Year award at the National Conference on Family Literacy in April. Hernandez, who is an early childhood educator, has been working at the Long Beach Family Literacy Program for 14 years.