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Call for Entries in the Kingsbury Photo Contest
3/23/2015
Kingsbury’s 2015 Juried Photography Contest and Exhibit
Call for Entries!
“Kindness is Transformational” is the theme of Kingsbury’s 2015 Photography Contest and Exhibit. Any student in grades 8-12 is invited to participate. Submissions must be received no later than Friday, May 8, 2015.

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It's Time to Register for the Kingsbury Transformer 5K Run/Walk/Skip!
3/13/2015
The 2015 Kingsbury Transformer 5K Run/Walk/Skip FUNdraiser will take place at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 9th at Rock Creek Park. Registration is now open!
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Kingsbury Blog Goes Live
11/13/2014
The Kingsbury Transforms Blog:
Where Education, Psychology and Wellness Intersect

[Washington, D.C., November 13, 2014] --The Kingsbury Center, D.C.’s oldest private, nonprofit institution dedicated to serving children and adults with learning differences, expanded its social media presence today with the launch of a new blog: KingsburyTransforms.org. The blog will feature posts intended to assist and inspire a wide audience of educators, parents and professionals serving the LD community.

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Announcements & Special Events . . .
Kingsbury Seeks Marketing & Communications Intern
Title: Marketing & Communications Intern (at least 20 hours/week)

Employer: 
Founded in 1938, The Kingsbury Center is D.C.'s oldest private, nonprofit institution dedicated to serving children and adults with learning differences.

Location:
5000 14th St., NW, Washington, DC 20011.

Start Date:
May 18, 2015

End Date:
July 31, 2015

Responsibilities:
The internship will encompass all forms of marketing, media and communications for the Kingsbury Center, its Day School and Therapeutic Services Divisions. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to website content; social media marketing and content; developing new marketing strategies; building databases of key contacts; and assisting with school photography and shooting/editing video interviews.

Qualifications:
The successful applicant should be enrolled in a marketing, public relations or communications undergraduate degree program or have sufficient background and experience with website and other Internet-based media programs. Applicant should be enthusiastic and detail-oriented, with excellent writing, editing and communications skills. Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines is important. Familiarity with Content Management Systems is a plus, as is familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite programs. Access to computer, Internet and transportation is required. Knowledge or interest in education is preferred but not required.

Compensation:
Small stipend.

To Apply:
Please submit your cover letter, resume and reference list to center@kingsbury.org by April 29, 2015.

Kingsbury Announces 2015 Summer Programs
The Kingsbury Center will offer a 5-week STEAM program June 29th - July 31st) and various specialty camps this summer.

Additional details are available at www.kingsbury.org/summercamps.

To view the camp flyer and registration form, please click here.

Those who register prior to Friday, May 1, 2015 will receive a 10% discount on fees. To hold a position for your child, please submit a completed registration form and $100.00 made payable to The Kingsbury Center.

All Kingsbury camps are subject to enrollment minimums; your money will be refunded if we're not able to offer a particular camp or session.


Seeking Part-Time Lower School Counselor
Qualifications: Kingsbury expects all candidates to hold a Bachelor's Degree (Master's preferred) and be licensed in counseling. Candidates should have at least two year's experience.

Kingsbury's school counselors support the academic success of all students by the development and management of a comprehensive school counseling program that is preventative in design and developmental in nature. Lower School counselors plan, design and implement a school counseling program that is in alignment with national, state, local standards and the school’s needs. Lower School counselors deliver, manage and evaluate their services using the standard counseling practices as the guide. Lower School counselors function as leaders, advocates, collaborators and agents of systemic change in support of all students’ needs. Lower School counselors help ensure that effective strategies are employed to encourage the maximum development of academic, career and personal/social goals of all students.

Click here for more information about the position and to learn how to apply.
Weekly Cafe menus are posted on the School Life page and can be accessed by clicking the "What's Happening?" title above.

Open House
Admissions Open House
4/23/2015
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Contact: Eden Santa Cruz
Tours and Information
by Eden Santa Cruz
If you would like to request a tour or receive additional information please contact Eden Santa Cruz at admissions@kingsbury.org or by calling 202.722.5555.
KDS Staff Access
This link provides quick and easy access for Kingsbury staff to access their webmail while on the road or away from the office.