News and Events


Newton Learning Center helps students on the Autism Spectrum succeed

Teachers who care and know how to help, these two factors are the takeaway messages Amanda Kay wants other parents to know when considering enrolling their child in the Newton Learning Center of Northern Nevada.


Student Profile, Briana W.

Student Matthew L. recently interviewed fellow student Briana W., who has been at Newton Learning Center Northern Nevada since the fall of 2011, about the holidays: Briana W., who likes candy canes and Katy Perry, [...]


Teacher Profile: Mrs. Bethany

Written by Angelina H., student at Newton Learning Center Northern Nevada After homeschooling her own children for approximately 20 years, Bethany Valentine became part of the Newton Learning Center family when she enrolled her son [...]


California family places bet on Northern Nevada school for autism, learning differences

Linda McMahon, center, and her husband Jim, second from right, took a leap of faith and moved their family from Folsom, California, to Reno to enroll their son Sam, far right, at Newton Learning [...]


November 2018 Newsletter

Second Start's board of directors and staff want to partner with our families, customers and community members to ensure that we are providing quality services and providing information that contributes towards the success of our students.


October 2018 Newsletter

October 2018 Newsletter A Note From Tara This month, I want to turn our attention to the importance family support plays in children's education. Marlene Last, president of the Newton Learning Center, San Jose's Home [...]


September Newsletter

Special Thanks! A HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who made Newton Learning Center's 10th Anniversary celebration so special and worked so hard to put on this event! We played games, toured the school, danced to Hick'ry Switch and devoured [...]


New board members for Second Start milestone year

      For immediate release: Sept. 21, 2018   New board members for Second Start milestone years   SAN JOSE, Calif. –  Second Start Learning Disabilities Programs, Inc. has elected Dr. Burton Worrell as [...]


Newton Learning Center celebrates 10th anniversary with public open house

  For immediate release: September 6, 2018   Newton Learning Center celebrates 10th anniversary with public open house School empowers students with special needs   RENO, Nev – Newton Learning Center celebrates 10 years of [...]