BIPG Bethune Institute & Pleasant Green 21ST CENTURY COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTER

The Bethune Institute and Pleasant Green 21st Century Community Learning Center provides academic enrichment in literacy, science, technology, engineering, creative arts and math (STEAM) and cultural and social enrichment to help K-5th grade scholars improve their academic achievement and success in school and in life. We have been a provider of afterschool and summer programming since 2002.

 

 

Program Opens:

August 22, 2016

 

Required registration and orientation:

August 18, 2016

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

 

No weekly fees. $200 yearly registration fee.

 

For information contact Penny Smith, Program Director at 859-684-4278 or pglc21@yahoo.com

 

 

We are now enrolling K-5th Graders!
Registration Form
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Pleasant Green Baptist Church

540 West Maxwell Street

 

Monday – Thursday  (3:00 – 6:00 p.m.)

 

Transportation is provided from the following Elementary Schools:

 

Booker T. Washington Elementary

Coventry Oak Elementary

Maxwell Elementary

Harrison  Elementary

 

Parents/caregivers may also drop students off. Students must be picked up before 6:00 p.m.

 

 

Location & Hours of Operation

 

  • Healthy snack and recreation
  • Homework help
  • Hands-on Academic Enrichment (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
  • Social and cultural development through clubs: Choreographed dance, theater performances, music and drumming, and arts and crafts
  • College & career readiness
  • Individual and small group tutoring
  • Technology enrichment
  • Field trips

 

 

Daily Activities

 

Children in Kindergarten through 5th grade who attend Booker T. Washington and Harrison Elementary school are eligible to enroll in the after school and summer program. Students from other schools may enroll if there is availability. There is no weekly program fee, however there is a $200.00 per child registration fee per year. A limited number of partial scholarships are available.

 

 

Eligibility and Program Fees
Program Staff

Ms. Penny Smith (BA) - Project Director/Certified Teacher

Dr. Lynn Smith (Ph.D.) - Grant Administrator/Evaluator

Ms. Candace Smith - Site Coordinator  

Ms. Maya Smith - Performing Arts Coordinator

Mr. Michael Smith (BA) - Bus Driver & Drum Club Instructor

Mr. Damon Horton -  Bus Driver

Mr. Richard Taylor - Bus Driver  

Ms. Charlie P. Brown (MA) - Certified Substitute Teacher

Volunteers from Southside Church of Christ & UK CATS for Christ

 

Contact Information:

Penny Smith at 859.684-4278 or email at pglc21@yahoo.com

 

 

Bethune Institute is a culturally relevant research, education and service organization founded in 1995 by Dr. Lynn Turner Smith, an educational psychologist. We are on mission to improve educational opportunities experiences and outcomes among marginalized students who are not performing well in school.

 

OUR VISION IS FOR ALL CHILDREN TO EXCEL IN SCHOOL  AND IN LIFE.

(c) 2016 - Bethune Institute