Navigating new phases after high school – Easing transitions for students with autism

Graduating from high school can be an inspiring yet daunting rite of passage for most teens, particularly those with autism. Determining which post-graduation option is the best fit should be a step-by-step process for young adults with autism, say Summit Academy Schools educators, dedicated to teaching students who learn differently. They share their top seven … Continued


Middletown Student Lands Coveted Spot in Juried Art Show

Not long after Allison “Alley” Harrison started doodling with ink and markers at home in Middletown last month, a green-haired girl sporting a blindfold emerged on her canvas. The animated figure, inspired by a video game character, is now part of the Tomorrow’s Artist Today exhibit at the Middletown Arts Center. Alley, a 10th grade … Continued


Request for Proposal – (Psychological Testing and Related Services)

January 31, 2022 Re: Summit Academy School – RFP / Psychological Testing and Related Services Summit Academy Management invites your company to submit a proposal based on the attached Request for Proposal for Psychological Testing and Related Services. Summit Academy Management is a non-profit operator of public community (also known as “charter”) schools for alternative … Continued


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Middletown Secondary Student Artists’ Work Showcased at Juried Art Show

The creativity of Summit Academy Secondary-Middletown senior Austin Vickers, junior Charlie Whitehead, and freshmen Ian Dawson and Avia Neff  are on display at the “2021 Tomorrow’s Artist Today” show, which runs Feb. 2 to March 4. The juried show, hosted by the Middletown Arts Center, showcases the talents of local middle and high school students.  … 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


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