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Literacy Center
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Enrichment Classes

The Literacy Center is currently working to deepen our impact by providing literacy-based enrichment classes for children and adults. Please join our mailing list to find out about our upcoming class sessions, fees, and application deadlines.


WRITE TO RISE - October 6 - December 15, SATURDAYS, 10:30-11:45am

The Literacy Center is proud to host another semester of WRITE TO RISE - a creative writing class for aspiring young authors. 

Students who participate in WRITE TO RISE will:

  • draft, write, revise, and edit their own original stories
  • illustrate their stories, using drawing, painting, collage, and/or photography
  • produce hard-bound copies of their own books
  • be invited to present their books at an event held at SDSU, which parents can also attend 

 WRITE TO RISE Program Fees

The cost for 10 sessions (meeting every Saturday between October 6 and December 15, with the exception of November 24 in observation of Thanksgiving) is $120. Families who need additional financial assistance will be invited to complete our financial aid form after their child(dren)'s acceptance into the program. However, very limited offers of assistance will be granted for our enrichment programs. 


The online WRITE TO RISE application (linked below) must be completed by a parent/guardian. The deadline for this application is October 1 at midnight (PST).  

 WRITE TO RISE Program Acceptance

We can accommodate up to 30 students in our classroom space and will notify parents/guardiants by October 3 if their child has been accepted into the program. Should the need arise, we may add an additional section of WRITE TO RISE so that more students can participate. 

Parents and guardians of children admitted to WRITE TO RISE will be required to sign our SDSU Literacy Center Enrichment Program Agreement Form.  


Contact Us

Telephone: (619) 594-1625

Literacy Center Address:
4283 El Cajon Bl., Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92105

Parking Information

Mailing Address:
SDSU School of Teacher Education
5500 Campanile Dr.
San Diego, CA 92182-1153

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