Education

Organizations that promote education, or provide any assistance that furthers education.

Kids Trek (Tutoring)

Information last updated November 14, 2012.

General info
Meeting location: 

This is free tutoring held by a local individual at the Main Library on the 2nd floor Reference Department.

Meeting times: 

Please call and schedule ahead of time.

Contact 1
First name: 
Martha
Last name: 
Williams
Position/Title: 
Tutor
City: 
Huntsville
State: 
AL
Cell phone: 
256-883-0178

Brain Trek (Tutoring)

Information last updated November 14, 2012.

General info
Meeting location: 

Meetings and scheduled times are usually at the Main Library located on the 2nd floor in the Reference Department. Please contact to set up a time and date.

Meeting times: 

Please contact for more information.

Notes or comments: 

This is an orginization for FREE TUTORING!

Contact 1
First name: 
Martha
Last name: 
Williams
Position/Title: 
Tutor
City: 
Huntsville
State: 
AL
Work phone: 
256-883-0178

Madison City Council of PTAs

Information last updated August 21, 2012.

General info
Meeting times: 

Please contact for any meetings.

Notes or comments: 

The Madison City Council of PTA is a non-profit organization which
coordinates and assists the individual PTAs in Madison City Schools.
It exists to promote the welfare of children and youth and encourage partnership between parents, the community and schools.

Additional Notes:
Council President- Sonja Griffith
Vice President- Devonee Woods
Secretary- Amy Moore
Treasurer- Lenore Sieg

Contact 1
First name: 
Madison City PTA

Girl Talk/Guy Talk

Information last updated July 16, 2012.

General info
Meeting location: 

Please call for location first.

Meeting times: 

Girl Talk and Guy Talk are programs designed to help preteens and their parents prepare for adolescence. Classes are held separately for boys and girls accompanied by a parent. Topics of discussion include maturation and physical development, adolescent nutrition, emotional changes of puberty, self-esteem issues, peer pressure and decision-making. A professional in a comfortable, supportive environment teaches each class.

The Girl Talk/Guy Talk programs seek to educate children and their parents on the issues of adolescent maturation, and foster communication by opening avenues of dialogue between parent and child. Class size is limited, and the recommended age for participants is 9-12 years old, however classes are available for participants ages 11-13.

Cost: $35 per student

Call (256) 265-7440 for class time and location.

Contact 1
First name: 
Women's Center
Work phone: 
(256) 265-7440

Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center

Information last updated July 11, 2012.

General info
Meeting times: 

Please contact for any further information.

Notes or comments: 

The mission of Sci-Quest is to motivate children to discover and explore the wonders of science, mathematics and technology, and to correlate their interest to the existing career fields throughout Huntsville and the Tennessee Valley.

Contact 1
First name: 
Sci-Quest
Street Address: 
102 D Wynn Drive
City: 
Huntsville
State: 
AL
Zip: 
35805
Work phone: 
256.837.0606
Fax: 
256.837.4536

Davidson Center for Space Exploration - U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Information last updated July 10, 2012.

General info
Meeting times: 

Hours:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve,
Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Notes or comments: 

About the U.S. Space & Rocket Center...

Overview:

Home to Space Camp and Aviation Challenge, The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is recognized as one of the most comprehensive U.S. manned space flight hardware museums in the world. Our facilities include Spacedome Theater, Rocket Park, the Education Training Center, which houses NASA's Educator Resource Center, and more. Click here to learn more about the U.S. Space & Rocket Center and its history.

Contact 1
First name: 
U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Street Address: 
One Tranquiltiy Base
City: 
Huntsville
State: 
AL
Zip: 
35801
Work phone: 
(256) 837-3400
Cell phone: 
(256) 721-7218
Home phone: 
(800) 637-7223
Fax: 
(256) 837-6137

Rise of Huntsville

Information last updated July 2, 2012.

General info
Meeting times: 

Please contact for more information.

Notes or comments: 

Rise School of Huntsville is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing
the highest quality of early childhood education services to eligible
children with diverse abilities.

Contact 1
First name: 
Jerry
Last name: 
Lee
Position/Title: 
Contact
Contact 2 (optional)
First name: 
Courtney
Last name: 
Johnston
Position/Title: 
Contact

Village of Promise

Information last updated July 2, 2012.

General info
Meeting times: 

Please contact for more information.

Notes or comments: 

Village of Promise will provide a pipeline of services and support from
birth through college for the following neighborhood: bounded by Sparkman
Drive (West), Holmes Avenue (South), Pulaski Pike (East) and Oakwood Avenue
(North). They plan to expand from University Place Elementary School to
Westlawn Middle and Butler High Schools.

Contact 1
First name: 
Village of Promise
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 1867
City: 
Huntsville
State: 
AL
Zip: 
35804
Work phone: 
256-536-8052
Fax: 
256-536-8054
Contact 2 (optional)
First name: 
Bobby
Last name: 
Bradley
Position/Title: 
CEO

Huntsville Vegans

Information last updated June 28, 2012.

General info
Meeting location: 

This group meets at Cafe 153 located at the Bridge Street Town Center.

Meeting times: 

6PM Every Friday without exception.

Notes or comments: 

Huntsville Vegans is a community group dedicated to advancing veganism and
animal rights in North Alabama and the world, through creative nonviolent vegan
education and outreach. We aim to be a vital resource for information, support,
and friendship for anyone considering the ethical, environmental, and health
benefits of veganism and a plant-based diet. The world is vegan, if you want it.
We're making it happen, and bringing Huntsville into the future. Check our online calendar for upcoming events.

Event documents page: http://www.scribd.com/hvegans

Websites:
http://www.facebook.com/huntsville.vegans
http://www.meetup.com/Huntsville-Vegans

Contact 1
First name: 
Mike
Last name: 
Cross
Position/Title: 
Founder/President
Work phone: 
(907) 687 9379
Contact 2 (optional)
First name: 
Group Contact
Work phone: 
(907) 687-9379

Nurturing Father's Program

Information last updated June 28, 2012.

General info
Meeting location: 

This group meets at the Family Services Center located at 600 St Clair Ave. Building #3 of Huntsville, AL 35801.

Meeting times: 

Please contact for a time or appointment.

Notes or comments: 

A twelve week, one-on-one program to help men develop nurturance skills to better interact with their children. Some of the topics include improving communication skills, how to be a good role model, parenting commitment, and fathering without violence or fear.

Contact 1
First name: 
Family Services Center
Email: 
info@fsc-hsv.org
Work phone: 
(256) 551-1610
Fax: 
(256) 551-0722
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