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A guide for Arts Academy Families on areas of staff expertise
Your first stop is almost always the teaching staff – your teachers are here to help you!
Arts Academy’s teaching staff is the first line of communication for parents and students with questions about day to day activities.
Teachers will have the best information regarding questions comments or concerns about academic achievement or classroom discipline as well as questions about assignments or test grades
Who can help me with…?
Mrs. Burrage: firstname.lastname@example.org
Exploring, researching and developing career plans
Information about missing credits, credit recovery, dual enrollment, or early college enrollment
Exploring other post high school programs of study
Individual or group counseling recommendations
Help coordinating community/agency programs
Ashley Ziolkowski: email@example.com
Michele Prainito: firstname.lastname@example.org
Learning about community mental health agencies, therapists, psychiatrists
Learning about food banks; assistance and resources for homelessness
Need for a liaison between agency and school
Socio-emotional issues that may hinder learning
Student Support Services
Christina Szopjak: email@example.com
Questions about MAP testing procedures or results
Information on parent Orientation Need for instructional support due to academic, attendance, or behavioral issues
Needing help finding a carpool to or from school
Information on the peer mentoring program
Admissions and Outreach
Paula Wiley: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Wanting to host a Shadow Student
Wanting to help out with Open House, High School Nights, or other outreach events
Having a friend or relative who wants to attend Arts Academy, or if you are thinking bout transferring to another school
Dr. Mitchell: firstname.lastname@example.org
General questions about the school
Questions about school policies and procedures
Questions about school-wide discipline issues or concerns
Questions about the school’s mission and philosophy
Concerns about the way an issue is handled by a staff member
Arts Academy Board: email@example.com
The board is the last step for resolving an issue at Arts Academy, and can be contacted for the following issues:
Appealing a disciplinary measure
Proposing ideas for new programs or policy changes
Concerns that have not been adequately addressed by school administrators
The board can also be addressed at their regular, monthly Board Meetings at 5:30 on the 2nd Monday of each month. Dates and times are also listed on the school calendar
Still can’t figure out who you can talk to? Try asking Ms. Allen in the Main Office!Who to talk to
Each spring, our Counselor will visit classrooms to talk to students about requesting courses for next year.Student Scheduling
All of our work is a preparation for College and Career readiness! Please speak to our counselor, Ms. Chappelle, if you have questions about aplying to colleges and universities!College Prep
Student Code of Conduct and Parent Handbook
We expect our community members to treat each other with kindness and respect and we expect everyone to understand and adhere to our policies.
If you have any questions or concerns, please let the administration know!Student Code of Conduct