Jere Whitson Freedom School 2019
Sponsored by the
College of Education
A Free, Six-Week Literacy & Cultural Enrichment ProgramFor children entering the 1st grade through 5th grade in Fall 2019.
The 2019 Jere Whitson Freedom School has completed an exciting six-weeks of literacy, cultural enrichment, field trips, and family experiences.
More About the Freedom School
Thank You Dr. Elinor Ross for Your Continued Support of
Reading and Literacy Programs for Children in the Upper Cumberland.
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- About the Program
free books for children;
90 hours of reading over the 6-weeks;
afternoon activities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, art, music, dance, and fitness;
field trips to broaden exposure including visits to Tennessee Tech facilities and more;
self-esteem and character-building experiences;
opportunities for parent, family, and community involvement.
- Freedom School Mission and Vision
A nation in which the American dream is a reality.
To leverage literacy with a diverse community of children to:
reduce summer learning loss;
increase love of learning;
develop thoughtful and engaged citizens....one neighborhood at a time.