Community Leaders Celebrate Richard C. Alexander Early Learning Center at Earl Boyles
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
“This facility is a shining example of a model of collaboration and a spirit of resourcefulness,” Governor Kitzhaber said last week at the opening celebration for the Richard C. Alexander Early Learning Center and adjacent neighborhood center at Earl Boyles Elementary School in southeast Portland.
The Early Learning Center, which houses four full-day kindergarten classrooms, three preschool classrooms, and a developmentally appropriate outdoor courtyard...
Community health assessment builds connections between health, early learning
Monday, September 08, 2014
“It’s healing for my soul to see the neighborhood,” Sharnissa Secrett said as she walked up a brick walkway to a small house just a few blocks from Earl Boyles Elementary in Southeast Portland. She hadn’t lived in the neighborhood long and was looking for a way to get involved with the elementary school and get to know her neighbors.
Secrett decided to work as a data collector this summer for the Earl Boyles neighborhood community health assessment,...