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Jere Whitson Freedom School 2020

2nd Annual Jere Whitson Freedom School

June 10 - July 16

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A Free, Six-Week Literacy & Cultural Enrichment Program

For children currently in grades K-4.

Children engage in an exciting six-weeks of literacy, enrichment
activities, field trips, and family experiences.


REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
Visit your choice of English or Spanish for information and to register.

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You Can Support OUR Freedom School 

Thank You Dr. Elinor Ross for Your Continued Commitment to
Reading and Literacy Programs for Children in the Upper Cumberland.

  • Program Contacts

    Dr. Janet Isbell, Executive Director
    jisbell@tntech.edu | 931-372-3824

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    Dr. Amber Spears, Program Director
    aspears@tntech.edu | 931-372-6265

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    Lettie Collier, Jere Whitson Elementary
    letizia.collier@pcsstn.com | 931-526-6575

  • About the Program

    free books for children;

    90 hours of reading over the 6-weeks;

    activities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, art, music, dance, and fitness;

    field trips to a variety interactive learning centers, including the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga, and more;

    breakfast and lunch provided daily;

    self-esteem and character-building experiences;

    opportunities for parent, family, and community involvement.

  • Freedom School Mission & Vision

    Vision

    A nation in which the American dream is a reality.

    Mission

    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.

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Freedom School 2019

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