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Great community of people committed to embrace, support, and foster kids at all levels and acknowledge their needs at all stages of educational life. We’re happy to have our three kids being part of Chance Academy since 2010.

Rudy E.

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Chance Academy has truly made a significant impact on my children’s development. Initially, they were resistant to the circle time approach built upon restorative justice principles. However, I witnessed a remarkable transformation in their conflict resolution and communication skills, which have greatly benefited their lives. As grown adults now attending college, these skills continue to serve them well. The skills they acquired at Chance Academy have not only improved their interactions with peers but have also positively influenced their overall behavior and outlook. I am grateful for the supportive and nurturing environment that Chance Academy provides, and I highly recommend it to other parents seeking a holistic approach to their child’s education.

Jane D.

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Chance Academy has aided me in seeing all the possibilities life has to offer as well as gifted me with opportunities that support me in becoming a well-rounded individual. Chance Academy has broadened my concept of capability through diverse experiences such as traveling outside of the country, outlets empowering the importance of using your voice, and interactions with staff from a wide variety of career choices.

Experiencing other cultures’ ways of life at such a young age has enabled me to remain grateful for everything I have. Traveling with Chance Academy has granted me a new perspective on what is needed to live a fulfilled life.

In addition, being introduced to unique staff with a wide array of career choices has broadened my perspective of the capability that comes with determination. I have learned to value life, to value my voice, and to work hard to accomplish my goals as a result of these experiences.

Najah F.

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My journey as a parent with Chance Academy has been nothing short of transformative. When my daughter, Sophia, became a student, we embarked on an educational adventure that exceeded our expectations. The school proved to be precisely what our family needed and what Sophia needed to flourish academically and personally.

The dedicated staff at Chance Academy demonstrated unwavering empathy and support for our family, creating an environment where Sophia not only thrived academically but also overcame numerous challenges.

I am profoundly thankful for the incredible learning experiences and the positive impact Chance Academy has had on Sophia’s life.

Noemy Rivera-Gutierrez

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Chance Academy has given my children the opportunity to grow socially and emotionally. They have learned conflict resolution skills that will take them through life.  I love the hands on and experiential learning that continues to enhance their critical thinking abilities.  I appreciate the caring staff that are always attentive and always encourage academic growth. I would highly recommend Chance Academy.

Donna C.

Ms. Williams, Staff and Retired Teacher

Justus, Student

Justus, a student at Chance Academy, shares his experience attending events about climate change at the UN General Assembly Meetings. New York City, 2019.

Anna Bernanke, Executive Director

Anna shares about the partnership and making of the student play, Refugee at its debut opening in April 2019.
Anna shares about education as social justice at the Gateway Community Development Corporation's 20th Anniversary Gala. Ms. Bernanke was the Keynote Speaker at the Gala event.

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