About Us

Status

Kamban Tamil School is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is officially registered in New Jersey, and that is also Federal Tax Exempt.

Our Mission

Kamban Tamil School is established as a non-profit organization in the state of New Jersey with the mission to provide Tamil language education and education-related activities pursuant to the guidelines of United States Internal Revenue Code, Title 26 of the U.S. Code, § 501 (c)(3). It is a completely volunteer-run organization initiated for the sole purpose of providing Tamil language education. The school hopes to encourage an interest in Tamil language, literature, and related activities while living in the United States through the initiative of teaching and learning Tamil language, all driven by volunteers. The school’s mission is about teaching children to read, write and speak Tamil. It is about preserving this ancient language for generations to come.

Affiliation

Kamban Tamil School is affiliated with the International Tamil Academy, ITA (Previously called California Tamil Academy, CTA), using their well-written syllabus. Not only does ITA focus on teaching children how to read, write and speak tamil, but they also encourage cultural activities such as singing, dancing and drama that are based off of tamil language and culture.

History

Kamban Tamil Palli is a non-profit organization that was started on Womens' Day in the year 2019, with the mission to teach children tamil. We offer Tamil language classes in Bridgewater Raritan Middle School on Sundays from 3:30 to 5pm. We follow the International Tamil Academy (ITA, formerly CTA) syllabus. From time to time, we will also organize social and cultural events in connection with our mission of educating the children about the language and culture of Tamil Nadu.

Volunteering

Our school recognizes our volunteers' hard work by presenting them with the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA). This award applies for anyone who volunteers for a community, or non-profit organization for many hours.

Bilingual Seal

We help students obtain the Seal of Biliteracy, which is an award given by a school district, or state in recognition of students who have attained proficiency in two or more languages by the time they graduate from high school. For additional information please click here.