Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Updates

August 16th, 2021 Summit Academy Schools Covid-19 Guidance 2021-2022   BACKGROUND Summit Academy Schools will continue to review guidance issued by the CDC and Ohio Department of Health to determine best practice protocols for our students, staff, contractors, and visitors to our buildings. During the 2020-2021 school year guidance was issued and updated to stay … Continued

Clearpass RFP

Summit Academy Management is currently soliciting proposals to design, develop, and implement Aruba’s Clearpass product. The goal of this project is to deploy Clearpass using best practices to secure, dynamically segment, and gain visibility into our wired and wireless networks. The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals from various candidate … Continued

8 Tips for Special Education Success During Remote Learning

When the COVID-19 pandemic closed schools abruptly last March, Kelly Addessi admits that the fast-unfolding remote learning environment was an adjustment for her son, Evan.  At the time Evan was a fourth-grader at Summit Academy Community School for Alternative Learners – Canton Elementary. There, he thrived in an engaging environment, learning alongside classmates as well … Continued

Summit Academy Names Four New Principals

Summit Academy Schools welcome new principals Lisa Brown, Michelle Brunner, Kristen McClanahan-Parkes and Keegan Schoen. Respectively, they will serve the students, families and staff of Summit Academy Transition High School- Dayton, Summit Academy Community School – Cincinnati Elementary, Summit Academy Community School for Alternative Learners – Middletown Elementary, and Summit Academy Community School for Alternative … Continued

Social Media Links

Each school has created a private Facebook group to collaborate with our enrolled families. We will be sharing news, up-coming events and best of all… photos of your kiddos! Please click on the Facebook group for your school below and join.

Reopening Plan for 2020-2021 school year

The link below is a flyer that explains our plan for the upcoming school year. If you have any questions staff will be in the building beginning August 3, 2020.   SAS_Covid19-COLTRA  

Summit Academy 2020 Graduates – A Class Act

Amid a historic period marked by a national pandemic and school closures across the nation, 205 Summit Academy seniors earned their high school diplomas this year. In celebrations ranging from parades and drive-in ceremonies to virtual and small-scale commencements, graduates received accolades for their accomplishments and inspirational advice from teachers, staff members and administrators. Meanwhile, … Continued

Summit Academy Schools Announce Openings for Families Seeking Special Education

As enrollment opens at many school districts, Summit Academy Schools announce openings for families with children in grades K-12 seeking special education. In all, 24 Summit Academy Schools span Ohio, including Akron, Canton, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, Lorain, Middleton, Painesville, Parma, Toledo, Warren, Xenia, and Youngstown. With academic and administrative staff members who are deeply committed … Continued

Youngstown Valedictorian, Singer-Songwriter Defines Her Moment in Time

“I feel like it’s my time, I’m gonna make it. My gut is very strong and I can’t shake it. I feel like it’s my time and I won’t waste it.” When Youngstown singer-songwriter Ashanti Harris wrote these lyrics to her song “My Time” in April, she had just received the news that she was … Continued