Education Strengthens Families

Briya’s family literacy program provides ESL, computer skills, parenting, and civics instruction to parents while preparing their children ages 0-5 for school success. Students also have the opportunity to earn a high school diploma or enter a workforce development program.

 

 

 

Briya’s mission is to provide a high-quality education for adults and children that empowers families through a culturally sensitive family literacy model.

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Fourth class of students enters Medical Assistant Program

Twenty-four new students were inducted into Briya’s Medical Assistant Program during a ceremony this fall. Read more…

Pre-K students become tree experts

 The 20 PreK students at our Ontario Road site just finished up 10 weeks of studying trees. Read more…

Briya honored by White House as outstanding in Hispanic education

Briya has been named a Bright Spot in Hispanic Education by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. Read more…

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Thanks to everyone who attended our workshop on Best Practices for Communicating with Adult ELLs yesterday, as well as those who took the time to share resources with our students!

Our participants included staff from Bridges Public Charter School, CARECEN-Central American Resource Center, DC Department on Disability Services, DC Public Schools Early Childhood Office, E.L. Haynes Public Charter School, Housing Counseling Services, Inc., Latino Economic Development Center, DC Mayors Office on African Affairs, My Sisters Place, Inc., The Person Center, and Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs.

Briya Public Charter School added 6 new photos.

Thanks to everyone who attended our workshop on Best Practices for Communicating with Adult ELLs yesterday, as well as those who took the time to share resources with our students!

Our participants included staff from Bridges Public Charter School, CARECEN-Central American Resource Center, DC Department on Disability Services, DC Public Schools Early Childhood Office, E.L. Haynes Public Charter School, Housing Counseling Services, Inc., Latino Economic Development Center, DC Mayor's Office on African Affairs, My Sister's Place, Inc., The Person Center, and Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs.
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Students in our Two-Generation Program enjoyed reading, dancing, and singing together at the  DC Public Library this month!

Briya Public Charter School added 7 new photos.

Students in our Two-Generation Program enjoyed reading, dancing, and singing together at the DC Public Library this month!
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Students at all four Briya sites celebrated things theyre thankful for last week! Families and staff made crafts and played games together, shared food from their countries,  showed off their traditional clothing in cultural fashion parades, and more.

Briya Public Charter School added 63 new photos to the album: Thanksgiving Celebrations 2016 — with Melissa Mahfouz and Sandra Neira.

Students at all four Briya sites celebrated things they're thankful for last week! Families and staff made crafts and played games together, shared food from their countries, showed off their traditional clothing in cultural fashion parades, and more.
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