Tel: 914-422-4135     Email: aledesma@pace.edu
Address: Pace University - Education House 

 78 North Broadway White Plains, NY 10603

Mission Statement

The key objective at Pace School of Education Center for Academic Enrichment is dedicated to serving the individual student to reach their highest potential. We aim to offer students in grades Pre – K through 12th a varied and interesting program, to foster a love for learning and prepare for their future. PSOE Center for Academic Enrichment views students as individuals with respect to their academic needs, and we tailor our instruction accordingly.  Our highly qualified staff members remain current on the most recent methods and research. We envision becoming the preferred provider of educational services in Westchester County, and seek to set a high standard of academic excellence by administering quality instruction to each student.

Philosophy

The philosophy behind our curriculum is to guide deeper and more impactful learning while engaging in activities that stimulate many areas of development. Our staff members will ensure the best possible learning environment for each and every student. Each student can grow physically, intellectually, emotionally, socially and spiritually, and do so at his/her own pace through exploration.

 

History

 

The Delany Center for Educational Enrichment was founded in 1972 by Sister St. John Delany, PhD, associate professor in the School of Education at Pace University.  The Delany Center was originally named The Center for Literacy Enrichment and was established to help improve the developmental reading skills of children in White Plains, NY.  In the years since, The Delany Center at Pace University has broadened its reach to serve thousands of students throughout Westchester, Putnam, Fairfield and Rockland counties.  All instruction is delivered by tutors and teachers certified by the State of New York.  Programming takes place at the Education House on Pace University's Law School campus in White Plains.  The Delany Center is the only full-service program in Westchester County affiliated with a private, four-year university and law school.

 

Sr. M. St. John Delany is a tenured Associate Professor in the School of Education at Pace University in the School of Education, founder and Director of The Delany Center and a member of the Sisters of the Divine Compassion.  She has also served as the faculty Chair in the School of Education.  A strong record of accomplishments in tutoring and teaching has made her a key player in the development of community-based programming in Westchester County, and a recognized leader in the 
literacy instruction field.