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Adventurers Homeschool Association

1800 S. Huron Ypsilanti (Bethesda Bible Church) [map]
(734) 649-0797

Interdenominational Christian learning cooperative serves homeschooling families with children from newborn to high school age. Meets for two 12-week semesters for shared classes that include robotics, chemistry, stage combat, and drama. Summer programs available. adventurershomeschool@gmail.com, adventurershomeschool.org


Ann Arbor Chinese Center of Michigan (Ann Arbor Chinese School)

3800 Waldenwood (King Elementary School) [map]

Classes and Asian cultural enrichment activities for adults and children, including classes in Mandarin (3 yrs. - adult), the Chinese SAT subject test, calligraphy, yo-yo, musical instruments, Chen style Taiji, badminton, and basketball. During Covid-19: Summer 2021 classes online. Check website for fall updates. academic@aaccom.org, aaccom.org


Ann Arbor Parent Advisory Committee for Special Education


Parents and guardians supporting children in AAPS who have IEPs or 504 Plans. Monthly meetings include guest speakers, panels, fairs, and more. Executive committee members and building representatives available to answer questions anytime. Lively and supportive Facebook group. aapacexecboard@groups.io, a2pac.wordpress.com


Bala Vihar

4760 Packard (Chinmaya Mission Ann Arbor) [map]
(734) 434-1740

A forum through which children ages 3-18 learn Hindu practices and philosophies. Sun. 10-11:30 a.m. Labor Day to Memorial Day. During Covid-19: Zoom services available. Check website for updates. sharada@chinmaya-aa.org, chinmaya-aa.org


En Nuestra Lengua Literacy and Culture Project


Programa de alfabetización y cultura en español para niños bilingües cuyos padres son hispanohablantes. Free Spanish-language literacy program for Spanish-English bilingual children with Spanish-speaking parents. Saturday morning classes during the school year for children grades pre-K-5 at an Ann Arbor Public School building. Staffed by native Spanish speakers trained as teachers. en.nuestra.lengua@gmail.com, www-personal.umich.edu/~tsatter/ENL, facebook.com/EnNuestraLengua


Family Learning Institute

1954 South Industrial, ste. D [map]
(734) 995-6816

Free one-to-one tutoring in reading and writing. Priority for low-income students in grades 2-5. During Covid 19: Online only. Check website for updates. info@familylearninginstitute.org, familylearninginstitute.org BA


First Steps Ann Arbor (AAPS Rec & Ed)

2775 Boardwalk [map]
(734) 994-2300 x53186

Parent-child weekly classes, developmental information, monthly newsletters, developmental screening, and connections to preschools, community resources, and other services. Open to families in the county with children from birth-kindergarten. firststeps@a2schools.org, hyde140.wixsite.com/first-steps-annarbor


German School of Ann Arbor

2685 Traver (Logan Elementary) [map]
(734) 995-0313

German language and culture classes, taught mainly in German, for ages 3-16. Sat. 9:30 a.m.-noon. deutscheschuleannarborenglisch.weebly.com


Korean School of Ann Arbor

P.O. Box 8435, Ann Arbor, 48107
(734) 657-5510

Korean language and culture taught in English and Korean. Sept.- June, Sat. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Open to all, ages 4-adult. ksofaa@yahoo.com, koreanschoolaa.org


Language Resource Center


Find tutoring assistance in forty-eight languages. Database offers contact information for tutors, each with different qualifications and hourly charges. lsa.umich.edu/lrc/language-learning/language-tutors.html


Michigan Alliance for Families

1819 S. Wagner (WISD Teaching and Learning Center) [map]

Regional group of parents or close family members of students with disabilities. Supports and advocates for parent/guardian involvement in IEP process and special education system from birth to age 26. michiganallianceforfamilies.org


Parent Advisory Committee (PAC)

1819 S. Wagner (WISD Teaching and Learning Center) [map]
(734) 994-8100

Parent group of Washtenaw county students with disabilities. Committee reviews and provides input on public school special education plans. Meets 3rd Tues. of month 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept.-May. washtenawisd.org/departments/special-education/parent-advisory-committee


Peace Neighborhood Center

1111 N. Maple [map]
(734) 662-3564

After-school tutoring and clubs for elementary and middle school students. Also, a year-round college and career exploration program for high school students, homework help, counseling, health seminars, teen recreation, and family enrichment programs. Summer day camp Jul.-Aug. on site for children entering grades 1-9. All activities free, except $85/family for summer camp. info@peaceneighborhoodcenter.org, peaceneighborhoodcenter.org


Safety Town (Ann Arbor Public Schools Rec&Ed)

2135 Runnymede (Dicken Elementary) [map]
(734) 994-2300 ext. 53186

Educational summer program helps children learn safety awareness using a child-size mock Ann Arbor that children explore on bikes. Curriculum covers bike helmets, stranger safety, fire safety, riding a school bus, pedestrian safety, and more. For children entering kindergarten or first grade in the fall. Scholarships available. Week-long sessions offered 3 times in July 8:45-11:45 a.m. Register online. safetytown@aaps.k12.mi.us, a2schools.org/Page/5004


Student Advocacy Center of Michigan

124 Pearl St., #504, Ypsilanti [map]
(734) 482-0489

Education advocacy, support, and mentoring for school-age children and youth facing school-related challenges, particularly school discipline and special education concerns. Free and fee-based, depending on income. helpline@studentadvocacycenter.org, studentadvocacycenter.org


Washtenaw Learning Disabilities Association


Provides information, resources, and support to individuals with learning disabilities and their families living in Washtenaw County. Annual programs on topics such as dyslexia, assistive technology, and personal curricula for high school students. Scholarships for tutoring and for Washtenaw Community College. lda.washtenaw@gmail.com, washtenawlda.org


Washtenaw Success by 6

1819 S. Wagner [map]
(734) 994-8100 ext. 2177

County program works with over 40 organizations in the community to ensure that every child in Washtenaw County starts school ready to succeed. Provides resources for parents, including information on child development, preschool, child care, and health insurance. cklus@washtenawisd.org, washtenawsuccessby6.org


826michigan

115 E. Liberty (inside Robot Supply & Repair) [map]
(734) 761-3463

Writing center offers students ages 6-18 drop-in tutoring during the school year (all subjects), field trips, creative writing workshops, and in-school programs. All programs are free. info@826michigan.org, 826michigan.org




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