Dedication of Founder:
Theodora Johnetta Lamond, our founder was a brilliant agent of ethical principals, youth empowerment, and educational advancement. A gentle leader, small in stature with a huge heart and presence dedicated her life to preparing students of all ages to be forward thinkers equipped to be positive, impactful contributors to societies around the world. She has helped thousands of students, throughout her professional time on earth, which spanned over 38 years in LAUSD as both a Categorical Advisor/Title One Coordinator and Elementary and Jr High School Teacher. She has helped countless students not only discover and start their careers but she helped them advance in their careers.
The Scholars Learning Academy is a culmination of her life's work, research, and legacy wrapped into a comprehensive technically advanced school model so that her spirit of giving, empowering and nurturing youth will continue on.
The mission of the Scholars Learning Academy, Inc. is to provide a nurturing school climate that offers all students a rigorous, comprehensive and exploratory curriculum which maximizes achievement for students to become critical thinkers, effective problem solvers, computer literate, responsible citizens and excellent communicators for life long learning in the new millennium.
The Scholars Academy will address the unique educational needs of an increasing at-risk school-aged population. An innovative school design has been created extrapolating from successful comprehensive school reform models utilizing the...CORE KNOWLEDGE SERIES AND SEQUENCE, MICROSOCIETY, GALAXY CLASSROOM, and VENTURES EDUCATION SYSTEMS.
Who The School is Attempting to Educate
Scholars Learning Academy, Inc. is an independent public start-up K-8 elementary/middle charter school scheduled to open upon charter agency approval. The opening phase includes grades K-3 with expansion phases to secondary levels. The Scholars Learning Academy will offer a traditional school calendar in a technologically advanced, small school environment emphasizing STEAM with Core Knowledge, MicroSociety, and Galaxy Classroom at its leading methods of instruction.
Update Fundraiser Needs:
The funds raised will assist in the last steps of the journey to complete the legal and fiscal compliance documents!