Cesar Chavez Summer Learning Program

The Cesar Chavez Summer Learning Programa product of the Cesar Chavez Foundation’s Education Fund, strengthens TK-8th grade students’ literacy, language development, and social-emotional skills.

We Strive for Students to:

Strengthen literacy, language development, and/or math skills

Learn and practice social-emotional learning strategies

Learn about Cesar Chavez and his core values

Have fun learning

About Our Program:

  • 5-week customizable ELA summer curriculum infused with reading, writing, listening, and speaking
  • Employs collaborative approach to customize summer program
  • Teacher training and support to ensure ease of implementation

Key Features

  • TK-5th grade CA ELA/ELD standards-aligned lessons rich in read-alouds, discussion, writing, and art/dance
  • 6th-8th grade CA ELA/ELD standards-aligned lessons focused on high-interest Young Adult texts and weekly maker projects
  • Social-emotional learning activities embedded in all lessons, connected to Cesar Chavez’s core values
  • Coming in Summer 2024: Math Summer Learning Pilot!

For more information, please email Education Programs at: Edu.partnerships@chavezfoundation.org 

I have been teaching for 22 years and this has by far been the best program I have ever done. Thank you for your well organized and content rich lesson plans. I love how you incorporated SEL. I wish you had a curriculum for all year long!

– C. Boatman, San Diego Unified School District