CEG Earns Accreditation!

We are incredibly excited to announce that as of February 21, 2017 Cambridge is officially NCA CASI accredited by AdvancED, and Cambridge is now the ONLY management company in Ohio to receive accreditation! And accreditation will be granted to ALL current and all new Cambridge Education Group schools. Accreditation is an achievement that offers the peace of mind that comes with the assurance that a Cambridge education is sound and nationally recognized. Cambridge’s new accreditation status provides all students graduating from any one of Cambridge’s schools a fully accredited high school diploma, and all Cambridge students will benefit through assurance of: QUALIFIED TEACHERS who are continually improving their teaching methods EVEN GREATER FOCUS on student learning BETTER TRANSITIONS from grade to …

Towpath Trail Students Donate to Homeless

AKRON, OH—In October 2016, Towpath Trail High School students pledged to fill 75 “Hope Totes” with full-size personal care items for a homeless shelter to distribute this Thanksgiving. The Haven of Rest is a homeless shelter that is located just a few blocks from Towpath Trail High School at which Towpath students have volunteered for over four and a half years. The Haven of Rest’s emergency services are available free of charge to all in need. They provide hot meals, overnight shelter, clothing, showers, laundry and other vital services. During the past year, 67,244 nights of safe, clean lodging were provided to men, women and children who would otherwise have spent the night on the street. The Towpath Trail students wanted to do even more for The …

Marshall Selected for 7-week Mentoring Program

MIDDLETOWN, OH—Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, the Journal-News highlighted Marshall High School’s partnership with BelFlex in mentoring 16 to 20 juniors and seniors for an hour each day, teaching them a range of skills including how to write a resume, hunt for a job and dress professionally. A charter school here again will participate in a program that helps students to be confident, poised and ready for employment. Marshall High School was selected by BelFlex Staffing Network for its BelFlex Junior Mentoring Program, a seven-week program that partners local high school and area businesses, now in its third year overall and its second consecutive year in Middletown. BelFlex is a staffing and workforce solutions firm that provides temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time light …

School Leader of the Year Nomination

AKRON, OH—November 10, 2016, Leeanna Simmons, Director at Colonial Preparatory Academy was nominated as Ohio Alliance for Public Charter Schools’ School Leader of the Year! Each year the Ohio Alliance for Public Charter Schools (OAPCS) calls for nominations for School Leader and Teacher of the year. The winner is picked from the selection of nominations and announced at the annual OAPCS Annual Conference. This year the conference will be held December 7–8 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Columbus Convention Center and will feature a keynote presentation on “Creating a Climate and Culture for Success.” The two other School Leader of the Year Nominees are Anthony Gatto of The Arts and College Preparatory Academy and Sandra White of Findlay Digital …

Winton Prep Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Literacy

CINCINNATI, OH—Winton Preparatory Academy’s first ever literacy night event, spearheaded by the school’s Title teachers, was a great success from the perspective of students, families and staff! Against the backdrop of Ohio’s Third Grade Reading Guarantee, the K-8 school, located in Cincinnati, ranks literacy among its highest priorities. It serves about 320 students, 100 percent of whom are economically disadvantaged. “The event was all about helping parents better support their children’s reading goals,” explained Principal Danielle Artl. “We provided instruction to parents on choral reading and the chunking method – basic ways parents can help strengthen their children’s reading skills.” Choral reading involves parents and students reading aloud together, while chunking involves reading one paragraph at a time, then asking students questions—who, what, when, where and why?—to support and assess comprehension. To encourage participation, the event was scheduled …

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