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


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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Summit Academy Welcomes New School Directors

Saree Doyle, Director, Summit Academy Community School – Parma Saree Doyle has been selected as the director for Summit Academy Community School – Parma. She begins her new post with the 2021-2022 school year. Saree has dedicated her career to improving the well-being of children through educating the whole child since 2008.  She has worked … Continued




Special Delivery – Parma Students Get Surprise Visits from Principals, Teachers “Just Because”

Students from Summit Academy Community School – Parma are receiving surprise visits from their principals and teachers to bridge some of the gaps left by the pandemic and school closure. The caring educators are making Friday rounds to students’ homes, delivering drawings and upbeat messages, cards for youngsters celebrating birthdays, thank-you notes to families and … 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


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.


Santa visit, show of generosity to Summit Academy Parma students is overwhelming

Droves of local residents and organizations are coming to the rescue to replenish toys and other items taken from the SUV of Summit Academy Community School – Parma parent Lisa Nuti. As the longtime president of the Parents Teachers Students Together, or the PTST parent-teacher support group, Nuti has organized a Holiday Shop at the … Continued


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