Community / Educational Resource Links

The News Review posts an excellent list of local resources and organizations--click HERE to see it.

Listed below are a FEW of the resource links that have a direct relation to education. There are, of course, many other community resources available.


Teaching is the Core from EngageNY on Vimeo.

Riverhead Free Library / List of Links on the Library's website

Teen Loft Services
Live-brary Homework Help
Live ONLINE homework help is available to all Library cardholders via the cooperative Suffolk Homework Help service. Tutors are available seven days per week, 2 pm to 11 pm. Cardholders may use the service in the Library or from home.

Local Schools Required Reading
Local schools' required reading lists are available in The Loft. The Library makes every effort to offer multiple copies of these items, in support of local curricula.

College Information
Brochures from local colleges, SAT review books, and scholarship information are all available in The Loft. Click above to explore all college resources.

Riverhead Community Awareness Program, Inc. (CAP) is a non-profit community-based organization founded in 1979 by volunteers to address growing problems caused by alcohol and other drugs within the Riverhead schools and community. Today, CAP is the major provider of drug and alcohol prevention and counseling services in the Riverhead Central School District. >CAP Website

Council for Unity

cuncilCouncil for Unity has a history of successfully promoting inter-group relations and reducing violence in schools and communities by implementing programs in leadership development, mentoring, career, college guidance and gang prevention. Website at

East End Art Center
EEACThe East End Arts Council is dedicated to bringing the arts into the lives of children. Scholarships based on financial need are available in all areas of study and camp.

The mission of the Cornell Cooperative Extension educational system is to enable people to improve their lives and communities through partnerships that put experience and research knowledge to work. In Suffolk County, specific program areas are dedicated to the achievement of this mission according to the particular environmental, industrial and social aspects of our county. >Cornell Cooperative Extension

Suffolk County Historical Society
300 West Main Street
Riverhead, New York 11901-2894
museumPublic programs for organized groups, adults and children focus on themes that reflect Suffolk's rich cultural heritage. School programs cover a broad range of topics designed to supplement the classroom study of local history. Advanced registration is required for these programs. >More

Atlantis Marine World in Riverhead, NY
atlantisAtlantis Marine World is more than a fascinating place to explore – and experience – the wonders of the sea. It’s also a place committed to preserving and protecting marine life of all types.Atlantis Marine World offers entertaining education programs for groups of all ages. Some of these programs are also available as classroom-based Outreach Programs, conducted at your school by an Atlantis Marine World Educator. >Atlantis Website

North Fork Parents is an educational and family friendly site that can help you and your children enjoy what the North Fork has to offer. Check out their website!

CRDLI has a database of over 11,000 Health, Human Service and Educational resources on Long Island. Let them help you find agencies and programs that can help you.

liVisit The
Internet Community!

nalc The Dolan DNA Learning Center (DNALC) is the world's first science center devoted entirely to genetics education and is an operating unit of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, an important center for molecular genetics research. The DNALC extends the Laboratory's traditional research and postgraduate education mission to the college, precollege, and public levels. Several educational options are available there, including DNA Saturdays and DNASummer Camp.

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WLIW21 Public Television gives you access to 2,000 instructional video programs and more than 20,000 video clips. (Ask your school librarian for a user name and password. Click on the WLIW21 logo and sign in.)


Riverhead Local and School News




Town of Riverhead

New York State Links

fyiTesting Resources
(Sample Tests, etc)

Make your voices heard -

Legislative Resources

NYS Dept of Education
• General Education Legislative Resources

Nassau-Suffolk School Boards Association
• Report: Working Together for L.I. Schools

NYS School Boards Assocation
• Legislative Action Center

National School Boards Association

Long Island Education Coalition
• LIEC-LIA School Aid Report

NYS Council of School Superintendents

NYS Association of School Business Officials

Federal Links

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

School Board Links

asbjdAmerican School Board Journal
Weekly news and features about the broader educational picture.




       ebook of iPad Apps

English Language Learner

Activities for ESL Students
Reading Is Fundamental

Reading Connections

Read Aloud Stories Online
Kindergarten favorite!

Online books

some are windows only

Read Aloud stories including Arthur!
Storyline Online

A second grade favorite! Great read alouds!
Treasurers Reading Program
Online Level Books Library K-6
The right books for every student!

National Educational Links


Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary and Thesarus
A kids, collegiate and unabridged dictionary and the Encyclopedia Britanica

Big Ideas about Education
edgov  This site has great resource links for teachers.
  It is especially good at exploring questions that  elicit "Big" thinking about how to engage students
 in something more than rote learning.

Exploring the Essential Questions of Education








Local PTA Links
Executive PTO Council for RCSD

National PTA Links
National PTA

Megan's Law Link