During the 2022-2023 school year, Kezirah has blossomed into a successful member of the AWA student body. She has diligently and humbly earned superior grades, treated both staff and fellow students with respect and compassion and demonstrated leadership skills during the 2022-2023 school year. Kezirah is always the first to stand up and offer her assistance whether it is for staff or other students. We are so proud of the progress she has made and cannot wait to see what she will achieve in the future. -Ms. Shafer “She is one of the brightest students I have had the [...]
Teacher of the Year is an honorable award for someone who exceeds creativity, dedication, hard work, leadership, and professionalism. This year, Ms. Jalissa Exil has been nominated as our Regional Teacher of the Year. Ms. Exil has met all these standards and more. She has been a positive influence on both staff and students and continues to outshine with her leadership skills. Leading by example, always present and willing to support those around her. She is the perfect example of an inspirational instructor, who demonstrates all you can achieve by working in education and changing the lives around her. [...]
Sierra School of San Diego's student spotlight, Tori, completed her last day of work at Smart and Final for the school year! She had a great last day - her smile says it all! Congrats Tori!
High Road School of Lima students and staff had the pleasure of listening to students from Heritage Elementary School play their Ukulele's. The students were performing in various places around downtown Lima. We appreciated them sharing their talent with us!
High Road School of Philadelphia celebrated their senior year at our Senior Luncheon at the Cheesecake Factory! After lunch, they enjoyed the rest of the school day off. Congrats Class of 2023! Learn more about our school today.
PHILADELPHIA, May 18, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a division of FullBloom, a premier provider of education services for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral supports to overcome challenges that impede success in a traditional school setting, today announced Kristi Hoffman as its 2023 Teacher of the Year (TOY) and Ashanti Brooks as its 2023 Staff of the Year (STOY). The designations were officially made last week as SESI celebrated Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week. SESI’s second annual STOY designation honors teachers who exemplify high-quality, evidence-based instruction and the importance of equitable education [...]
Excel Academy South is an accelerated school program that provides students who are behind on credits obtain their high school diploma. Located at 4641 Roosevelt Boulevard, Excel provides a high school education at an accelerated pace with students earning their diploma in two and half years, depending on the number of high school credits students bring with and accumulate each term. “We have a great partnership with the Philadelphia School District, where we take students that are overage and under-credited and try to accelerate them to get their regular high school diploma as quickly as possible,” said the executive director [...]
Four students from the Safe Achieve Academy, part of the Chicago Public Schools’ Options Network, made school history when they won the Chicago Area Alternative Education League (CAAEL) Spelling Bee. While the team initially took part in the spelling bee just for entertainment, they walked away with a historic win, in part due to encouragement to do their best and a little competitive spirit from Terrance Sirleaf, a behavioral specialist at Safe Achieve Academy. “We had very little time to study for the event. We put in a lot of crunch-time hours. When we arrived, we were under the impression [...]
In honor of Women’s History Month, Excel Academy of Roseland, part of the Chicago Public Schools’ Options Network, hosted select staff, students, and influential women of Chicago's communities for its second annual empowerment brunch. “Keep it Pretty, Girl”, sought to inspire and motivate students to achieve academic, professional and personal success, while deepening a connection with staff and community leaders. During the event, students engaged with successful businesswomen and community women leaders, discussing career and post-secondary opportunities, goal-setting, paths to success, health, relationships, mentorship and more. Additionally, attendees participated in fun team building exercises and several giveaways. "This was an [...]