WHO WE ARE

OUR HISTORY: Started in 1995 as Schenley Heights Community Development Program of Grace Memorial Presbyterian Church (a separate 501(c)3 non-profit, community and faith-based organization), we operate as an academically-focused out-of-school time service for youth K-9th grade, enabling them to achieve greater academic and social in-school success through cultural enrichment.

OUR MISSION: We strive to nurture, support, and develop our community through year-round educational and social initiatives that address academic, moral, cultural, health, and recreational needs of youth in effort to strengthen families in the Hill District and metropolitan Pittsburgh, complimenting efforts of the Pittsburgh’s School District.

Organizational Values: Compassion, Fairness, Hope, Truth, Faith, Forgiveness, Learning as joy, Respect for the Gift of Life, the Primal Importance of Family, Necessity of a Nurturing Community-Wide Environment, and Respect of Nature

Organization Goals:  SHCDP serves families by providing youth the following:

Goal 1 - Provide a safe and healthy environment

Goal 2 - Provide year-round academic enrichment

Goal 3 - Provide enriching physical fitness, recreation, and cultural activities

Goal 4 - Encourage positive social interaction with peers and staff

Goal 5 - Promote well-rounded personalities and increase self-esteem

Goal 6 - Encourage the need for community service to help others

Goal 7 - Introduce the potential for the creative arts

Goal 8 - Promote a keener awareness of the need for prevention of violence

OUR TEAM

Alicia George, Executive Director
Alicia George, Executive Director
Sattarah Bolden Operations Coordinator
Sattarah Bolden Operations Coordinator
Cindy Young-Smith A-STEP Director
Cindy Young-Smith A-STEP Director
Essie Sing A-STEP
Essie Sing A-STEP
Eden Baker ASTEP Assisstant Teacher.
Eden Baker ASTEP Assisstant Teacher.
Dante Williams ASTEP Assisstant Teacher
Dante Williams ASTEP Assisstant Teacher
Barb Regan Food Coordinator
Barb Regan Food Coordinator
Alan Nance Maintenance Coordinator
Alan Nance Maintenance Coordinator
Ms. Sharon Childcare Assisstant Teacher
Ms. Sharon Childcare Assisstant Teacher
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Schenley Heights Community Development Program