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Announcements & Articles

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The readers of Bay Area Parent Magazine voted and awarded The Growing Room with a Silver Award for Best Tutoring and Education Support and Best Technology School or Program!

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The readers of Bay Area Parent Magazine voted and awarded The Growing Room with a Bronze Award for Best Art Classes, Best Technology Camps and Best Math or Science Support!

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Who We Are

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The Growing Room Education Council in collaboration with parents and The San Ramon Valley Unified School District, has created the most comprehensive after-school program in the East Bay. As a California non-profit Organization, we specialize in social development, academic enrichment and emotional support to school-aged children in the community.

The Growing Room's proven 'NextGen' Curriculum supports and augments classroom learning by applying concepts taught in school to real-world projects where students are encouraged to freely discover, design and develop solutions in small teams.

We survey our families annually to see how we score in overall parent satisfaction. The results speak for themselves!

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Our Curriculum

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Our Staff provides specialized after school homework support for our students. We collaborate with elementary school teachers to aid in assigned work and projects as well as to identify special student needs and effective teaching strategies. Chromebooks and iPads are available for use during Homework Lab. Learn more

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STEAM Sessions (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) allow students to apply Science and Art/Design principles utilizing technology in either challenging projects or free-form tinkering projects. Mentor Teachers work with older students to plan STEAM lessons for younger students. Learn more

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Fitness Fusion gets kids outside though and an integrated approach to overall wellness by building strength, flexibility and endurance with daily access to Sports & Organized Games, Yoga, Challenges, Cheer & Dance, and Aerobic Exercise sessions focusing on Health & Nutrition. Learn more

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Elective Sessions are all about flexibility. Our students can specialize in skills and talents that interest them by choosing sessions focused around Community Service & Character Building, Language & Culture, Literature/Creative Writing/Book Club, Public Speaking & Debate, Family & Consumer Sciences, Health & Nutrition and Environmental Studies. Learn more

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Our Locations

Neil Armstrong
Tassajara Hills
Hidden Hills
Live Oak
The Academy
Bollinger Canyon
Twin Creeks
Golden View