“Reach for the sky and while you are doing so, help as many people as you can,” said Wendy Evora, valedictorian of Briya’s second medical assistant class. Evora was addressing her eighteen fellow MA graduates, who celebrated their accomplishments during a ceremony this winter. Christie McKay, Executive Director of Briya, welcomed the group and offered… Continue Reading Nineteen medical assistant students graduate from Briya
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Graduation Speech – Wendy Evora Hello, my name is Wendy Evora. I am glad to be here tonight representing the hard work we have all done in class and in our internships. I would like to say thank you to all of our family and friends for their support. Without you, this day could not… Continue Reading MA Valedictorian Speech 2016
Briya CDA student changes lives at childcare home Paulette Sansbury, a student in Briya’s Child Development Associate program and a participant in Mary’s Center, is a shining example of how dedication and care can make a difference in people’s lives. Sansbury cares for infants and toddlers at God Is So Good Child Development Home, which… Continue Reading Briya CDA Student Paulette
PreK students become tree experts The 20 PreK students at our Ontario Road site just finished up 10 weeks of studying trees. To begin, the children observed the parts of trees—roots, trunk, branches, leaves, and fruit—and learned the purpose of each part. They planted seeds and guessed if they would grow better in the sun… Continue Reading Pre-K Tree Study 2016
School Choice Panel prepares Briya students to make informed choices for their children Looking at school websites is one way to learn about options for your children’s education. But hearing directly from school leaders and asking them questions can be even more valuable. Family literacy students had the chance to do just that during Briya’s… Continue Reading School Choice Panel 2016
Family literacy students prepare for jobs and careers How do I get a job in DC? After a recent job preparation unit, students in Briya’s Advanced I family literacy class are well-equipped to answer that question. The students began by thinking about their skills and past experience to decide what types of jobs they’d like… Continue Reading Advanced I Job Fair
A recent report from the New America Foundation focuses on DC policies and programs, including Briya, that excel at supporting young dual language learners. The report, put out by New America’s Dual Language Learners National Work Group, points to a number of lessons policymakers in other areas of the country can learn from DC’s success.… Continue Reading Briya in New America (Again)!
New America Report highlights successful dual language learner strategies in DC A recent report from the New America Foundation focuses on DC policies and programs, including Briya, that excel at supporting young dual language learners. The report, put out by New America’s Dual Language Learners National Work Group, points to a number of lessons policymakers… Continue Reading Briya in New America Report!
MA students practice in Georgetown’s state-of-the-art facility Briya’s Medical Assistant students had a unique opportunity for hands-on learning and collaboration during a recent trip to Georgetown University’s innovative simulation center. At the center, MA students learned from and alongside Georgetown nursing students while acting out various scenarios that could occur in their medical work. With… Continue Reading MA Sim Lab Visit
Briya shines during 10-year charter review Briya is looking forward to the future after earning exceptional charter review results and having its charter renewed. The DC Public Charter School Board is required to conduct reviews of charter schools every five years to ensure they are meeting academic, legal and fiscal standards. Briya received outstanding results… Continue Reading Briya 10-Year Review
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