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Community Resources

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


  • National PTA
  • www.PTA.org
  • www.parentsformeganslaw.org/
  • The News Review posts an excellent list of local resources and organizations--click HERE to see it.
  • Teaching is the Core from EngageNY on Vimeo.
  • Riverhead Free Library / List of Links on the Library's website
    http://river.suffolk.lib.ny.us/
  • 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.
  • Executive PTO Council for RCSD

Council for Unity

Council 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 http://www.councilforunity.org/.

East End Art Center
The 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.
http://eastendarts.org


Cornell Cooperative Extension
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
(631)727-2881

Suffolk County Historical Society

Public 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

Atlantis 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. http://www.crdli.org/

Visit The LongIsland.com Internet Community!

Dolan DNA Learning Center
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. http://www.dnalc.org/ddnalc/about/


Local News Publications


WLIW 21
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
http://www.riverheadli.com/

New York State Links

Testing Resources
(Sample Tests, etc)
http://www.edinformatics.com/testing/ny.htm


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
http://www.ed.gov/free/index.html



School Board Links

American School Board Journal  
http://www.asbj.com/index.html
Weekly news and features about the broader educational picture.