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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Youngstown Secondary Students Advocate Nonviolence

Summit Academy Secondary School – Youngstown students, families and staff members came out in full force for the 11th Annual Nonviolence Parade and Rally in downtown Youngstown last weekend. Advocating for nonviolence at both events, students in the school’s flag line and GLOW (Girls Leading Our World) mentoring group embraced the opportunity to promote safety … Continued



Hoodies for the Holidays — Summit Academy Secondary School – Youngstown Delivers a Sensible, Sporty Gift to Every Student

A rainbow of hoodies in hues of grey, navy, orange, forest green, black, pink and purple are going to Summit Academy Secondary School – Youngstown students this week. The 101 early holiday gifts – sporting athletic names like Nike, Under Armour, Champion and Adidas – represent about $2,000 in donations from school staff and community … Continued


Spirit of Giving

The floodgates opened after Youngstown Secondary School Administrative Assistant Audrianna Phillips reached out to potential donors through Facebook. She simply wanted to raise about $350, enough to purchase Thanksgiving Day meals for the school’s families most in need. Instead, thousands of dollars rolled in almost immediately. Parent Molly White was so moved by the school’s … Continued


Outpouring of Generosity Gives Way to Thanksgiving Meals for Youngstown Secondary Families

Baskets brimming with turkey, veggies, gravy, stuffing, cranberry sauce, rolls, butter and pumpkin pie will go to the homes of all Summit Academy Secondary School – Youngstown students as well as to many families from Summit Academy – Youngstown Elementary. The Thanksgiving holiday  goodness comes from generous school employees, community members and local businesses 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.


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