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Ppt For Tfa Conference Nov.2008final

  1. 1. Great Hearts Academies Classical Education, Revolutionary Schools
  2. 2. community oriented towards truth, beauty small classes, dedicated students, a rigorous curriculum, and a Imagine teaching in a public prep school with and goodness . . .
  3. 3. Great Hearts Academies <ul><li>Core Classical Liberal Arts Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>High Academic Expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive Athletic and </li></ul><ul><li>Extracurricular Program </li></ul><ul><li>Uniforms; Prep School Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Students who are curious and diligent </li></ul><ul><li>Families that value a rigorous </li></ul><ul><li>academic environment </li></ul>www.greatheartsaz.org
  4. 4. Teleos Preparatory Academy Delivering a Great Hearts Education in an Economically Disadvantaged Community <ul><li>Opening Fall 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Located at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church </li></ul><ul><li>14 th St. and Jefferson, downtown Phoenix </li></ul><ul><li>Opening with 3rd through 8th grade </li></ul>
  5. 5. Programmatic Supports <ul><li>Extended Academic Day; Extended Academic Year </li></ul><ul><li>Extended Before and After School Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Spring School </li></ul><ul><li>Culture Camp </li></ul><ul><li>Twice Daily Math, Reading and Composition Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Community Outreach </li></ul>Great Hearts Academies www.greatheartsaz.org
  6. 6. Great Hearts Academies Faculty <ul><li>The Life of the Mind ; the Study of Great Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Profound Appreciation for the Liberal Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate Degrees in the Subjects they Teach </li></ul><ul><li>Passion for life-long learning </li></ul><ul><li>Heart for working with young people </li></ul>
  7. 7. Benefits of Great Hearts Employment <ul><li>Avg. class size 18; no class more than 22 students </li></ul><ul><li>Classes are run Socratically </li></ul><ul><li>Aggressive Salary, Benefits and Performance Bonus package to attract the Best and Brightest </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive and Meaningful Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity for growth and advancement into Master Teachers and/or Key Administrative Positions </li></ul><ul><li>True Community of Learners </li></ul>Great Hearts Academies www.greatheartsaz.org
  8. 8. Great Hearts Academies www.greatheartsaz.org <ul><li>Standardized Test Performance </li></ul><ul><li>Highest-performing prep school enrollment </li></ul><ul><li>National Merit finalists and semi-finalists </li></ul><ul><li>Enrollment of economically disadvantaged students </li></ul><ul><li>College acceptance </li></ul>Make an Impact on Education in Arizona
  9. 9. Join the Revolution . . . <ul><li>Apply online at www.greatheartsaz.org </li></ul><ul><li>Follow links for “Careers” </li></ul><ul><li>Enter your email address to receive career updates! </li></ul>

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