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Ahearn Family Foundation Grant

Dear Readers: We are very pleased to share with you the good news that the Ahearn Family Foundation has awarded CfAL with a $2,500 grant. The grant will be used to further implement our Digital Literacy for Early Learners, "A Primer for Parents" Program (DLEL) in the Hartford, Connecticut community. The DLEL program has been

3,000th Parent – Keishla Astrada

Dear Readers: We are very pleased to inform that on November 19th, Keishla Estrada, a Hartford, CT resident, became the 3,000th parent to have participated in CfAL's parent computer program. She, along with her 6 classmates, received a Congressional Citation of Recognition from Senator Richard Blumenthal. Senator Blumenthal was in Washington and unfortunately could not

Need Refurbishable Computers

Minimum Configuration Standard Concepts for Adaptive Learning (CfAL) accepts computer systems, processors and monitors, that must be working and meet the following minimum configuration level: 1. IBM compatible Pentium IV level systems, no MACs, that have processors running at 1.8 GHz or faster. 2. with 1 gigabytes of memory (RAM) or larger 3. with a

CFAL – Bridging the “digital divide”

Dear Readers: Through an interview with WTNH's lead evening news anchor Keith Kountz, we had the opportunity to speak about the work CfAL is doing to help bridge the “digital divide" for public school children in Connecticut. The interview was aired on Sunday, July 13th. Click on the link below to hear more about CfAL

Evaluation of Parent Computer Program

We recently received an evaluation report about our “Technology Cascade & Training” Program. The program gives computer training and gently-used computers to disadvantaged families. The goals of the program are to help improve the educational outcomes of disadvantaged public school children by extending learning beyond the classroom and increasing parents’ involvement in their children’s education.

New Sponsor

Dear Readers: We are pleased to let you know that the award winning portrait artist, Susan B. Durkee, has become a CfAL sponsor. Susan works out of her spacious West Redding, Connecticut studio, The Lobster Pot, so named by Mark Twain, who owned the property at the turn of the century. Susan has made art