Education

Asset Building Leads to Excellence

Asset Building Leads to Excellence (ABLE) is designed to increase positive decision making in middle school students in an effort to reduce risk factors associated with substance abuse, teen pregnancy, delinquency, and school failure. Youth are provided with tutoring and homework assistance after school and on non-school days, employability skills training, physical fitness, life skills, and cultural and leadership activities.

Atlantic Coast Center of Excellence

Atlantic Coast Center of Excellence (COE) is a patron of the National Achievers Society (NAS) and is designed to enhance the number of students that are prepared, qualified, and motivated to enter institutions of higher education. Program activities include college prep workshops, conferences, regional and state academic competitions, and cultural events. Monthly board meetings are held for both parents and students. Formal induction ceremonies are held in the winter and spring of each year.

College Tour Program

College Tour Program promotes academic achievement and college readiness through a rotation of foundational keys to success including: ACT/SAT preparation, Homework Assistance, self-development, case management, and community service. The annual activities culminate into a 4 day State of Florida college tour which exposes students to the viability of college entry.

Crime Prevention and Intervention

Crime Prevention and Intervention is designed to deter at-risk youth from engaging in criminal behavior. Program components include anger management and behavior modification; teen pregnancy prevention; employability skills; and community engagement with law enforcement. The CPI program is segmented in the following subgroups: iDream - Elementary School Students Ages 10-13; iReality – Middle School Students Ages 10-15; and iFuture – High School, College, and Vocational Students Ages 16-21.

Project EMBRACE

Project EMBRACE is a three-to-six month diversion program for first-time juvenile offenders which provide alternatives to traditional criminal justice processes. Program activities include weekly life skills management classes that focus on self-esteem building, values, teenage pregnancy prevention, HIV education, and asset building. This program is centered on the restorative justice model where offenders and victims meet face-to-face to discuss the events that transpired. It provides victims, offenders, parents, facilitators, and community members with understanding and closure.

Substance Abuse and Prevention Program

Substance Abuse and Prevention Program (S.A.P.) is designed to amplify youth awareness to the hazards of using and/or selling drugs. S.A.P. promotes healthy living for youth between the ages of 8-17 and provides enhancement activities such as recreational and cultural field trips, academic assistance, community service projects, and engages youth in structured activities on non-school days.

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