Former ALC Standout Finds his Niche in Marine Corps

To say the Kirkhart family has a strong connection to the Adult Learning Center would be an understatement. After being homeschooled, all seven of the Kirkhart children attended classes at the ALC to earn their high school equivalency certificates. Twenty-three year old David Kirkhart was no exception, earning his HiSET (formerely GED) in the Spring of 2014. But he didn’t stop …

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Celebrating the Holidays at the ALC

While holiday cheer is abundant at the Adult Learning Center, the holidays can be a tricky time for our youngest clients. The Early Childhood Adventures Program (ECAP) is home to over 60 children ages 6 weeks to pre-kindergarten. Most come to the ALC Monday through Friday where they take part in a curriculum designed to stimulate their physical, social, emotional and …

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Nashua Senior Shares Time with ALC Children

Eighty-three year old Stella Bilodeau gets up at 5am four days a week and takes the 6:50am bus from her home in Nashua to the Adult Learning Center. She has done this regularly for the past eleven years. When she walks into the ALC she goes from being Stella Bilodeau to “Nana Stella,” the foster grandparent in the preschool room of …

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ALC Hosts Affordable Childcare Roundtable

The gym at the ALC served as the perfect setting for the important roundtable discussion taking place. You could see bikes against the walls, balls and toys waiting for the preschoolers in the ALC’s Early Adventures Child Care Program to use on a rainy day. Seated around the table were local child care professionals, State and City government officials and candidates …

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Reed-Blumenthal “Dear Colleague” Letter

The Honorable Roy Blunt / The Honorable Patty Murray Chairman / Ranking Member Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Human Services, and Education Senate Committee on Appropriations Senate Committee on Appropriations Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Chairman Blunt and Ranking Member Murray: As your Subcommittee considers the Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations bill for the …

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