CYCLICAL PHASES OF SCORE IN COMMUNITIES
Phase 1 - Community Engagement
To learn of the issues and to increase opportunities to build stronger communities. Meet with community partners and residents to recruit/invite supporters to serve on the board, and carry out the mission. Provide training/intern opportunities to empower recipients with tools to lead in their community. Promote and support parental involvement in schools in underserved communities.
Phase 2 - Backbone Support for Collective Impact
Collaborate with nonprofit, government, corporate, civic, and faith-based organizations; community leaders, educators, colleges and universities, parents, guardians and students to form a collective impact to increase resources and equitable opportunities. Together we will use and develop best practices and a leadership program derived from research, collected data and evaluation.
Phase 3 - Develop Young Leaders
Readers & Achievers - Book by Book
A literacy partnership designed to promote reading for pleasure and to increase home libraries by donating new books to students actively reading in the program. Enrolls 2nd grade students. Includes: Kick-Off Events with guest authors, EOY Celebration Awards, and Scholastic Family Literacy Events. We are a member of the Scholastic Literacy Partnerships.
* GLEAMS Leadership Academy * - "Where Opportunity Knocks"
A Full-Service Community School with partnerships that cultivates young leaders to thrive in their community with a commitment to academic, social, economic, environmental, and civic excellence.
Areas of Specialty: Government, Literacy, Economics, Arts, Math and Science.
A Middle School program for sixty 5th grade gifted and talented students who need more (resources and opportunities) to achieve more. Over four years, the program will provide: a student-centered curriculum that include various Project Based Learning (PBL) units, encompassing all grade-level subjects across grades 5 through 8. Curriculum goals include raising literacy and critical thinking through inquiry, reaching and exceeding benchmark standards in English Language Arts, Math, and Science, and guiding students toward completing Algebra 1 by the end of 8th grade.
Students will have the opportunity to prepare and qualify for Specialty High School programs.
GLEAMS Leadership Academy develops young leaders for the full STEAM ahead!
Overby Sheppard Elementary, est. March 15, 2022
RC Longan Elementary School, est. April 19, 2022