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CNC’s Adrienne Arsht Family and Child Development Center

The Adrienne Arsht Center provides a pre-school program for children one to six years of age with quality child care services utilizing a comprehensive, research supported curriculum as the primary instructional tool.   The core curriculum encompasses all areas of development including:  Social, Emotional, Cognitive, Language and Communication, and Gross and Fine Motor Skills Development.  The Center also offers parents with Parenting Skills training and counseling.

These services are available to the children and teen mothers who attend CNC’s alternative education schools to obtain a Miami Dade County Public School regular high school diploma.

The center is Florida Gold Seal accredited and is licensed by state and local government agencies, and operates in tandem with Miami-Dade County Public Schools and United Way of Dade County.




The CNC Learning Enrichment Program

Funded by 21st Century Community Learning Center

The CNC Learning Enrichment Program provides after-school care services, summer programs and out of school services to children of its partnering school- ALPHA Charter of Excellence (ACE).  The program emphasizes academic achievement and personal development through all of its activities.

Some of the services offered include but are not limited to:

  • Homework assistance
  • Additional services, activities, and programs to nurture learning
  • Adult family programs to promote collaboration between school and home

As a 21st Century Community Learning Center, our program aims to help students meet state and local standards in core academic subjects, such as reading and math; offer students a broad array of enrichment activities that can complement their regular academic programs, and offer literacy and other educational services to the families of participating children.


Name and address of the program site:
Alpha Charter School of Excellence
1223 SW 4th Street
Miami, FL 33135

Hours of operation for the program:
MTRF: 3:00PM to 6:00pm
W: 2:00pm to 6:00pm
(Kinder and 1st Grade release at 2:30 MTRF)

Contact information of the site coordinator/program director:
Raisa Jimenez
T. 305.642.3484 Ext.129

Grant Narrative:
Link to PDF





  • The Children’s Trust:
  • Miami-Dade Public Schools:
  • JCS (Formally Switchboard of Miami):
  • Help Me Grow Florida:
  • The Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe:
  • ALPHA Charter School of Excellence: