New York City Councilman Eric Ulrich became one of our first friends when the Center moved to Woodhaven. Eric facilitated our partnership with the Consortium for Worker Education and that has given a solid foundation to our English as a Second Language Program. His membership on the NYC Council Education
That is how Sister Linda Stilling describes the week she and Gerriza Balmes, Ciarese DeTorres and Nia Willis (from Notre Dame of Maryland University) spent on their Spring Service Break at SSND Educational Center in Queens, NY.
In Sister Linda’s words: We began our trip to the SSND Educational Center
State Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan who has represented the 37th Assembly District since 1984 has accomplished much on the state level. To us at the SSND Educational Center, she has been a faithful friend and supporter. As Chair of the State Assembly Education Committee, Cathy invited leading New York State
Each June the Center holds its Closing Ceremony. HSE and ESL students assemble in the neighboring parish gym. Representatives of the five levels of ESL and the HSE class address the assembly and share the highlights of their time at the Center. Certificates are awarded and those who have earned