MT. CLEMENS, Mich.,
Sept. 10, 2014—Preparing
students for college readiness is a task the staff at Prevail Academy is
dedicated to every day.
Teachers and administrators use a variety of learning
techniques to ensure each student is reaching their full potential.
Colleen Furman knows the instructional hours within a school day are not always
enough for each student and sometimes additional help is needed to fully grasp
know that every child learns differently and offering a variety of learning
tools is the best way to ensure success for each one of our scholars,” said
offers a variety of additional student resources to get them on the path to
college readiness including intervention services in reading and math every
day, after school tutoring, daily workshops, and take home packets over
excellence, one of the school’s four pillars along with parental partnership,
moral focus, and student responsibility, means that teachers are working
closely with students to shape their critical thinking skills. The idea of
academic excellence helps to cater to a variety of learning types and teachers
know to put a strong emphasis math, reading, science, and social studies, the
foundation of college readiness.
excellence is the collaboration between teachers, parents, students, and
administration in order to lead our schools to the college readiness path. To
put it simply, academic excellence is preparing our scholars to be critical
thinkers who are prepared for college and careers.”
of the ways the school promotes excellence is to have each student sign a
commitment to excellence contract. This gives each student ownership in their
education and a mutual understanding between teacher and student.
Academy is a free public charter school serving students in kindergarten
through eighth grade.