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Einstein Campuses Einstein Academies Valencia 7-12 San Diego K-12 Santa Clarita K-6 Agua Dulce K-5 Westlake, Ohio K-12 Huntington Beach K-5
What is a Charter School? Are open to the public Are tuition-free Participate in State Tests Employ credentialed teachers Do not discriminate
WASC Our founding school is fully accredited by the Schools Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). All AEA/Endeavour schools will go through the accreditation process when eligible.
Why Do We Offer More? “Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree it will live its whole life believing it’s stupid.” --Albert Einstein
Einstein Model High Academic Standards Safe Environment World Languages Interdisciplinary Curriculum S.T.E.A.M Leadership Community Service Performing Arts Parental Involvement
What is our Mission? The Endeavour Academy seeks to prepare students for 21st century careers and lives as members of a democratic society through an interdisciplinary educational experience that is rich in exposure to high priority languages, which may include: Mandarin, Latin, Greek, Hebrew, and/or Arabic. In addition, the academy’s curriculum will provide students with tools to develop their intellectual, artistic, physical, technological, and social competencies, allowing them to graduate with a deep understanding of the relationships among disciplines, and the ability to continuously develop their intellectual integrity and curiosity through a lifelong love of learning.
Our Faculty Highly qualified-CA credentialed Charismatic, dynamic, innovative Happy, caring, creative, engaging Professional, organized, dedicated Love learning! Love Kids! Passionate about education We hand select our teachers!
Campus Safety Schools should be physically secure and emotionally safe environments where learning can occur. Visitors must sign in Bully-free zone
Theory into Practice K-12 Core Subjects: Enrichment Subjects: ● Math● Art● Music ● Language Arts● Drama● Character Ed. ● Science● Sci. Lab● P.E. ● Social Studies● World Languages ● Community Service ● Field Trips ● Guest Speakers Our goal is to provide a well-balanced curriculum
Elementary Requirements Math Language Arts Science & Lab Social Studies S.T.E.A.M. – applications/projects Visual/Performing Arts World Language Physical Education Character Education Community Service (10 Hours/year)
Sample Electives/Enrichment Visual Arts: Drawing, Painting, Three Dimensional Arts, Set Design Camera: Photography, Filmmaking, Film Aesthetics, TV production Performing Arts: Theatre, Musical Theater, Dance, Skits Music: Voice, Choir, Guitar, Piano Technology: Computer Science, Web design, Video Game Design, Robotics, Animation Communication: Journalism, Creative Writing, Speech and Debate, Yearbook, Newspaper
Clubs & Extracurricular Activities – Launch Pad Spirit Club – Spirit Assembly News Reporter – Community Service Club – Cheerleading – Sports – Dance – Homework Club – Music – Girl Scouts
Field Trips Elementary – Primary Grades: Local Trips Zoo & Safari Park Lego Land Butterfly Sanctuary Aquarium Sea World – Intermediate Grades: Local and Distant Trips CA Adventure Park Sacramento Museums/Colleges Biz Town Star of India Colonial Days in Hemet Local Businesses Middle and High School – Local and Distant Trips Colleges Museums National and International Travel Theme Parks Competitions Local Businesses
Interdisciplinary Approach One concept covered over many subjects to show the interconnectedness of material Crosscutting Concepts: Patterns Cause and Effect Flows and Cycles Nothing occurs in a vacuum
World Languages Greek, Latin, Mandarin, Arabic, and Hebrew are in high demand by the US Government (FBI & CIA) Ties in with: – Music – Visual and performing arts – History – Culture – Cultural appreciation
S.T.E.A.M A Framework for Teaching Across the Disciplines Science & Technology interpreted through Engineering & the Arts, all based in Mathematical elements. STEAM Education aims to bring FUNctional literacy to all. It promotes bridging the gap between business and educational goals to create a more productive and sustainable global culture based on teamwork. This educational framework is for all disciplines and types of learners with the goal of being more engaging and naturally successful for all members of any educational system.
Performing Arts In class performances – Readers’ Theatre – Debate Drama class/club – School wide performance – Fundraising opportunities Talent show Dinner Theatre Skits Thespian Society
Visual Arts Art in class Art class – Follows standards – Support curriculum Scene and set design Graphic art Costume design Film Photography
Music Music in daily lessons Used as a memorization tool Choir Music in performance art/dance Clubs Orchestra and band
Community Service Elementary: 10 Hours/year Middle School: 15 Hours/year High School: 25 Hours/year The purpose of community service is to instill a sense of pride in the community and our role in that community. Think globally, act locally – Paul McCarthy
Sample Calendar Work Days: August 6-16 Student Orientation: August 15 Start Date: August 19 Labor Day: September 2 Fall Break: September 3-6 Veterans Day: November 11 Thanksgiving: November 27-29 Winter Break: December 23, 2013 – January 3, 2014 Martin Luther King: January 20 President’s Day: February 18 Cesar Chavez Day: March 31 Spring Break: 14-25 Memorial Day: May 26 Last Day of School: June 12 180 Days of instruction No minimum days Fall, winter, and spring break
Sample Elementary Schedule Primary Grades 7:30-7:55 Drop off 8:00-9:10 Language Arts 9:10-9:30 Recess 9:30-10:15 Math 10:15-11:00 Rotation 1 11:00-11:45 Lunch 11:45-3:15 Rotations – Science, Lab, Social Studies, Language, Art, P.E. Intermediate Grades 7:30-7:55 Drop off 8:00-9:30 Language Arts 9:30-9:50 Recess 9:55-11:15 Math 11:15-12:00 Lunch 12:00-3:15 Rotations – Science, Lab, Social Studies, Language, Art, P.E.
Endeavour Parent Organization Technology Assistance Assist teachers – Field trips – Copies, prep work, etc. Office Lunch Service Fundraising Campus Safety Performances Community Service Yearbook/newspaper
Enrollment and Lottery Application online www.ealas.orgwww.ealas.org Lottery occurs when demand exceeds our capacity at a grade level and/or class. Founding parents status: parents who donate 200 hours of community service are exempt from the lottery process. Children are guaranteed admittance. Students not admitted will be placed on a waiting list in order.