Every parent dreams of providing their children with the best possible future, and education is the key. These local educational programs understand the importance of supporting children’s development and success, and are dedicated to helping our children and adults reach their full potential.

Arlington Public Schools
  • Extended Day Program
    The Extended Day Program, which includes the middle school Check-In programs, plays a critical role in the development of young people’s social, emotional and academic skills, with over 400 child care professionals working daily to meet the individual needs of each child and the expectations of every family.
  • Even Start Family Literacy Program at Arlington Career Center
    Even Start is a free family literacy program for APS parents who have children under the age of 10.  The goal is to empower parents who are learning English to be effective partners in  their children’s education.
  • Arlington Career Center
    The Arlington Career Center is a unique place of learning that offers a variety of vocational and technical programs.
  • Homework clinics available at individual schools

Aspire! Afterschool Learning (formerly Greenbrier Learning Center) is a non-profit organization that provides holistic, high-quality afterschool and summer academic enrichment to students in South Arlington.

The Dream Project

The Dream Project empowers Virginia students whose immigration status creates barriers to higher education through access to scholarships, resources & mentors.


Leadership development and language programs for immigrant youth.