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SHEPHERDS ACADEMY FOR TEACHING EXCELLENCE

Prior to the pandemic Georgia students were faring poorly: 78 % of Black, 78 % of Hispanic and 55 % of White 4th grade public school students could not read at grade level in 2015. 85 % of Black, 79 % of Hispanic and 57% of White 8th grade public school students could not read at grade level in 2015. The pandemic added anxiety and toxic stress for the students. Suicide is the second-leading cause of death behind unintentional injury for children ages 10-17 in Georgia. The Thrive Tribe program will provide students with access to healthy food, engaging academic remediation, care for their physical and mental health, and supportive, highly qualified educators, mentors, and mental health professionals. Our programs serve at-risk preK-12 th grade students attending Title I schools in Gwinnett County. Parent seminars will equip parents with the skills and resource connections required to enable their students to thrive. Programs will include academic support, social and emotional enrichment activities, and family involvement activities in a safe, engaging environment where students learn through exploration. Specific goals in academics, modifying student behavior, and family engagement; undergo constant evaluation. The objectives will enable students to overcome education, employment, health, social and emotional challenges. Our curricula integrate Georgia standards (GELDS, GAKS, GPS, GAYDQS, and GSHS. The therapist would facilitate a 30 minute to one hour group therapy session for students and a monthly parent meeting. We are seeking someone who can provide Biblical counseling and trauma informed practice in helping students develop strategies for dealing with toxic stress caused by the pandemic and other factors.

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About SHEPHERDS ACADEMY FOR TEACHING EXCELLENCE

Location:

4895 MEDLOCK TRAIL CT, SNELLVILLE, GA 30039, US

Mission Statement

Our vision is to equip the next generation of global leaders to make an impact on our world for Christ. Our team of Christian educators design technology-integrated early childhood learning experiences that enable young children to reach their full potential, prepare them for academic success, build a firm biblical foundation, and interest in life-long learning. We are passionately dedicated to our families and the community. Our mission is to provide a Bible-based, Christian education that excels in promoting development of the whole child and supports the families’ efforts.

Description

The Shepherd's Academy is a 501.c.3 nonprofit prek-12th grade school. We provide the following services: Early Learning 6 weeks-4 years Private Kindergarten 4 & 5 years Summer Camp Destiny K-6th grade 1st-3rd Grade Homeschool Support Classes and Tutoring 4th-8th Grade Homeschool Support Classes and Tutoring 9th-12th Grade Homeschool Support Classes and Tutoring STREAM integrated extracurricular classes (dance, piano, chess, robotics, foreign language, and more) and athletics (teeball, baseball, basketball, cheerleading) are also offered throughout the week. High school homeschool students are enrolled in Toccoa Falls College's  online dual enrollment program. We also offer parenting seminars and mentoring program for young boys. Students complete community service projects such as maintaining a community garden, problem solving via robotics, serving with Special Olympics, March of Dimes, Operation Christmas Child, hosting literacy events for Alzheimer's patients, and more.

Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Faith-Based

WHEN

Tue Sep 14, 2021 - Tue Nov 16, 2021
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

WHERE

Multiple locations Snellville, GA 30039

(33.79724,-84.02731)
 

SKILLS

  • Children Medical Services
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Life Coaching
  • Spiritual Healing
  • Occupational Therapy

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • 6-8 hours per month (1 hour/week with students and 1-2 hour parent meeting)
  • http://www.decal.ga.gov/CCS/CriminalRecordsCheck.aspx

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