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Education Programs

The Alice S. Pfaelzer Children’s Center (APCC) is home to the Women’s Coalition of St. Croix’s (WCSC) education programs.

Exterior of Alice S. Pfaelzer Children's Center

13AB King Cross Street, C’sted

Our center offers students aged four to sixty a variety of activities and the services of volunteers for tutoring and mentoring. We provide a safe learning environment for children, youth and adults with activities that foster nonviolence, self-esteem and responsible community involvement.

APCC also offers students a number of dedicated study areas, a computer room with individual workstations and free Internet access, and a lending library with over 1500 catalogued books.

Are you a high school student on St. Croix interested in volunteering in the community? Contact Dr. Diverio about participating in the Junior Angels education and leadership program.

Contact Dr. Sue Diverio, Children Center Director, at (340)773-9222 or via email at sdiverio@wcstx.org, for information on admission to our education programs, the Junior Angels program and APCC’s hours of operation.

Education and recreational programs for students include:

  • After school program for children in grades four through eight
  • Summer camp for children aged four to fourteen
  • Junior Angels – community projects for student volunteers
  • Project Link, high school completion program for adults

Students are given individualized attention for homework assistance, art classes and other activities for academic and character development in our after school program.

Children in our six-week summer camp are encouraged to develop academic and social skills, and community responsibility through fun, learning activities.

After school program students 
WCSC After School Program
Summer Camp Kids - Water Balloon Toss 
WCSC Summer Camp 
PL Students - 2013 
Project Link Students








Project Link – Academic & Career Tech Programs for Adults

The Project Link Academic program offers on-site classes for adults to complete high school education requirements to obtain diplomas and develop valuable life skills. Graduates of the academic program can continue their learning on specific tracks with Career Tech, an additional component with online college or career training courses. Students have earned certification in criminal justice, medical billing and business management.

Our Project Link Students Are Making Their Dreams Come True!

  • a 2013 student won a national essay competition sponsored by the Freedom Writers Foundation
  • 24 students graduated with high school diplomas in 2012
  • a 2012 graduate earned a full-tuition scholarship to college

Continuing Education Online with Walden University
Walden University has partnered with us to provide access to online undergraduate and graduate degree programs, with a 20% tuition discount for students registering through WCSC. Contact Dr. Diverio at (340)773-9222 or via email at sdiverio@wcstx.org for more information.

Who was Alice S. Pfaelzer, the wonderful supporter our children’s center is named for? Click here to find out.


The Women's Coalition of St. Croix
P.O. Box 222734
Christiansted, VI 00822-2734

Telephone: (340) 773-9272
Facsimile: (340) 773-9062

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