About Achievers' Academy at ConcordMissionAchievers' Academy is an elite program for sudents who are in grades 9 - 12. Achievers' Academy provides a high quality and comprehensive cultural educational experience. Its goal is to build a program that promotes positive self-esteem and high academic acheivement by emphasizing organization skills, preparedness, perseverance, and other character traits. Students are expected to improve the skills needed for success at Concord, graduating and succeeding in college. It is founded on the following principles: Achievement, Believing in Oneself, Character, Leadership, Good Health and Service.Achievers' Academy will teach students:Tolerance, how to practice self-control, challenge sneers and break stereotypes, defy odds, and make the world a better place --- every day!We believe we can close the achievement gap by utilizing the tools of role modeling and emphasizing character and leaderhship development."IF YOU BELIEVE IT, YOU CAN ACHIEVE IT."A High School SuccessPlan for GraduationCharacter and Leadership DevelopmentCultural StudiesMentoring/Role ModelingService LearningEntrepreneurshipCollege ToursSTEM Related Research ProjectsEmpowerment Team PartnersMrs. Michele Alivernini, School Counselor & Program CoordinatorNew Life Christian Center/New Life Community Development Corporation with Pastor David Pope, Co-CoordinatorMr. Garth Warner, Co-CoordinatorUse Your Agenda Book Daily!Never Miss An Assignment!Don't Stop Believing!Contact Information:Mrs. Michele Alivernini, Coordinator(302) 475-3950 ext. 2015 -- phone(302) 529-3072 -- faxCore PhilosophyAchievers' Academy recognizes that:
Achievers' Academy respects the individual needs of children by fostering a nurturing, empowering, and creative environment. It also emphasizes the holistic approach to the development of each child.Program Framework
- each child is an individual
- that all children are creative
- that all children need to and have the potential to suceed.
Group mentoring sessions are held during the school day. They are annouced in advance and students are issued a pass to attend. Individual mentoring sessions are held on an as needed basis. Again, students are informed in advance and a pass is issued to attend.
Students will work closely with Mrs. Alivernini, Mr. Warner, and Pastor Pope as mentors of this program.
Regular meetings will be held after school on the last Thursday of each month. Meetings will be held in the Achiever's Loft -- 2nd floor of the Auditorium.Mentoring and Tutoring sessions are held each Tuesday and Thursday after school in the Counseling Center from 2:15 to 4:15.
- Active parent involvement is expected in each of these activities
- Members are expected participate in all fund raisers.
- Members must partipate in the entrepreneurship venture "The Cookie Cafe" after school and during lunch periods when the cafe is open.
- Our colors are deep purple and gold. Members' uniform consist of a purple polo designed shirt to be worn with black or khaki pants. The uniform is worn during volunteer activities, field trips, and the fourth Wednesday of each month.
- Members are evaluated on their academic acheivement and character at interim mark reporting periods and at the end of each marking period. Members are held accountable for their professional deportment, character and behavior on a daily basis.