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.

Young Men Transitional & Mentor Program (Consent Form)

National PTA

Parents For Megan’s Law

Teaching is the Core from EngageNY on Vimeo.

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

African American Educational and Cultural Festival / Links to their Anti-Violence Program, Young Men’s Transitional Services and Mentoring Program and Young Women’s Transitional Services and Mentoring Program

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.

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.

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.

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.

Suffolk County Historical Society

300 West Main Street
Riverhead, New York 11901-2894

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.

Long Island Aquarium 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.

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.

 The Butterfly Effect Project School Liason Partnership 

The Butterfly Effect Project is on a mission to create safe and inclusive school communities, where children, parents, school staff and administrations trust one another, everyone feels supported, and our children’s academic and personal success is always prioritized. Riverhead Central School District is proud to partner with the Butterfly Effect Project’s School Liaison in support of this ongoing mission.
Local News Publications

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.)

Town of Riverhead

New York State Links

Testing Resources (Sample Tests, etc)

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 Association
• 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