Welcome To New Song Community Learning Center

New Song Community Learning Center, in the heart of Sandtown is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization committed to developing the academic, intellectual, social and emotional growth of students; strengthening the interpersonal dynamics of families for life-long learning, growth and development; and advancing community development and leadership anchored in social justice.

Jayson J. Green
Executive Director of New Song Community Learning Center

Since 1991 the New Song Community Learning Center has served the families, parents, and students of the Sandtown-Winchester community. Our service to our neighborhood comes in various forms, from running after-school programming, supporting the community through outreach, and providing extracurricular activity support to the New Song Academy, teachers, administrative and program staff. With the support and guidance of our board of directors and leadership team, we can continue to embody the vision of our historic organization and make our community stronger through educating our youth.

As the Executive Director of New Song Community Learning Center I pledge to provide committed leadership to our organization, staff, families, and community members as we strive to move forward and further strengthen our community.

NSCLC's Vision

A nurturing, educationally challenging, equitable and inclusive environment providing exceptional academic and educational experiences forming the foundation of a healthy intellectual social and emotional set of skills for negotiating education and other pursuits important to the student and family.

Our Mission

New Song Community Learning Center (NSCLC) at the heart of Sandtown Winchester focuses on developing the academic, intellectual, social and emotional growth of students; strengthening the interpersonal dynamics of families for life-long learning, growth and development; and advancing community development and leadership anchored in social justice.

NSCLC Guiding Principles

     Engages students and families so that they can be effective advocates for themselves and leaders with their communities;

Coordinates services and opportunities that every child needs and deserves to succeed in school as well as services advancing whole child development and growth as well as their parents;

Works to influence/change/reset best practices related to the policies impacting strengthening the focus on student success across public and private sectors – school administration, government agencies, community organizations, etc.

 

New Song Community Learning Center Programs

 

New Song Academy
New Song Community Learning Center expanded in 1994 with the opening of New Song Academy, a K-8 public school. NSCLC provides space for additional community programs and services. Today, there are approximately 177 PreK – 8th Grade children and their families attending classes, after school programs, musical and arts performances, basketball games, workshops and other events under the New Song Community Learning Center umbrella.
Robotics
Elementary and Middle School students on the Robotics Teams will learn teamwork while developing technical proficiency in VEX Robotics. Students will compete in city-wide competitions as part of this program under the leadership of Lamont Johnson.
Math Tutoring
Girls and Boys Basketball
New Song is proudly represented by Elementary and Middle School Basketball teams. Students learn basic skills of the game while developing the collaborative skills necessary to work as a team. Basketball practices are led by Mr. Sean Stevenson.
Student Government
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Girl Scouts Mentoring Program
Girl Scouts of Central Maryland we’ll be developing literacy skills for future leaders using a series of wonderfully illustrated books and activities! We help guide girls in grades K-2nd through a journey of diversity, feelings, self-esteem, friendship and courage.
Drumming With Dads
New Song Community Learning Center expanded in 1994 with the opening of New Song Academy, a K-8 public school. NSCLC provides space for additional community programs and services. Today, there are approximately 177 PreK – 8th Grade children and their families attending classes, after school programs, musical and arts performances, basketball games, workshops and other events under the New Song Community Learning Center umbrella.

Doug Fireside
Principal of New Song Academy

Doug Fireside is honored to be returning to New song to serve the community as principal. He has spent over 25 years in public education, most of that in Baltimore City Public Schools. He was a teacher at New Song for 6 years and is excited to be rejoining the community in this new role. Doug received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and his Masters degree from Johns Hopkins. He moved to Baltimore in 1994 and is proud to call Baltimore his home. He has three children, two of whom are at City Schools. His wife, Laura Weeldreyer is the executive director of Maryland Family Network, and is also a long time educator and advocate for children and families.

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Get In Touch

Location: 1530 Presstman St. , Baltimore 21217

Telephone: 410-728-2091

 Fax: 410-728-0829

Email: info@newsongclc.org

School Hours: M-F: 8am - 3pm

baltimore.infinitecampus.org – Parents and students can check their grades

classdojo.com - Communicate with your child’s teachers and get important announcements about New Song